Writer, Editor, and Marketing Communications professional has 20+ years of experience crafting targeted content for print as well as for the Web. My expertise includes creating and refining content for feature articles, employee and client newsletters, direct mail, press releases, and product information sheets. I have coordinated and edited written contributions from colleagues all over the world. I have managed and created numerous websites, including corporate and employee portals. In addition, I have experience writing for trade...
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Polished writer with actionable approaches
Accomplished researcher and interviewer
Expert copy editor/proofreader
Effective social media orchestrator
Skilled website content manager (Drupal and HTML)
Efficient project manager
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2014 - Present
- Edit reports, research, conference presentations, and time-sensitive deliverables.
- Assist in training analysts in publishing process requirements and editorial style.
- Publish reports...
Freelance Communications Consultant
1997 - Present
Yoga for Everybody, Fairfield, CT—Developed marketing pieces.
Casey Family Services, New Haven, CT—Wrote articles, and edited annual reports, calendar, newsletters, white papers, brochures, and...
2012 - 2014
Independent Retailer magazine and Merchandiser Group magazines, IndependentRetailer.com and FleaMarketZone.com
- Coordinated the work flow of more than 20,000 words each month, ensuring that all...
Survey Sampling International
2000 - 2010
Communications Strategist—Marketing, 2005 to 2010
Website, press releases, direct mail and advertising—Drove marketing plans and messaging.
Internal/External Newsletters—Generated topics,...
Lane Publishing Company
1987 - 1989
Assisted in researching, organizing, and editing gardening and cookbooks including Western Garden Book, Waterwise Gardening, Fish & Shellfish A to Z, and Favorite Chocolate Desserts.
Benjamin Cummings Publishing Company
1986 - 1987
Developed supplements to textbooks in Biology, Health, Mathematics and Computer Science, wrote market research questionnaires, and edited manuscripts.
Emporium-Capwell Department Store
1985 - 1986
Managed staff of 7 employees, organized schedules and stock, performed employee reviews, serviced customers, and resolved customer grievances.
Senior Administrative Assistant
1982 - 1984
Senior Administrative Assistant to Richard Cohen, MD, Director of Health and Safety: Managed Health and Safety newsletter distributed to 200 supervisors, produced slide/tape modules for training...
Gorman Publishing Company
Assistant Editor/News Editor
1978 - 1982
Assistant Editor/News Editor (Dairy Record/Processed Prepared Foods magazines): Developed features and brief articles, took photographs, edited copy, and handled layout/paste-up.
University of Connecticut
Master's in Survey Research
2008 - 2010
San Jose State University
Bachelor's in Journalism
1983 - 1985
William Rainey Harper Jr. College
Associate Degree in Journalism
1976 - 1978