Who is Flanz?

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Annie Flanzraich is an award-winning writer, editor, and content strategist with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results.

Flanzraich is the owner of Flanz Writes, a Reno-based business that offers writing, editing, strategy, and other content services. Since 2016, Flanz Writes has helped clients in Nevada and around the United States create authentic content that inspires by producing annual reports, special magazines, regular blog posts, scripts, op-ed pieces and more. When creating content for Flanz Writes’ clients, Flanzraich practices meticulous research, surprising word choice, fastidious spell checking, and tight editing. She's a pro at developing content strategies, planning and executing editorial calendars, and managing multiple deadlines.

Before launching Flanz Writes in 2016, Flanzraich was the Creative Development Manager of RGJ Media and led a team of editors, designers and web strategists to produce 75 publications and online efforts each year. At this time, she also oversaw RENO Magazine as its editor in chief. Flanzraich’s editorial experience also includes four years of managing newspapers on Lake Tahoe's north and south shores. She's also worked with the Associated Press, Las Vegas Sun and Nevada Broadcasters Association. A University of Nevada, Reno alumna, Flanzraich graduated from the Reynold’s School of Journalism in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and American history.

When she’s not managing content strategies or developing engaging copy, Flanzraich enjoys hiking with her husband and mini schnauzer, Max. She is currently writing her first novel.


Creative Development Manager
Gannett - Reno, Nevada
February 2014 – December 2015

RENO Magazine Editor
Gannett - Reno, Nevada

December 2011 – December 2015

Editor, Custom & Niche Publications
Gannett - Reno, Nevada

December 2011 – February 2014 Managing Editor
Swift Communications, South Lake Tahoe, California

November 2009 – December 2011

News Editor
Swift Communications, Incline Village, Nevada

Internships: Associated Press, Reno Gazette-Journal, Las Vegas Sun, Nevada Broadcaster's Association


Full resume available on LinkedIn 

Flanz Facts

Current City: Reno, Nevada

Hometown: Long Island, New York and Las Vegas, Nevada

Watching: Outlander

Reading: The Young Lions

Eating: Pizza, always pizza

Drinking: Gin

Doting on: Max