Experience
New York, N.Y.
Founder/Content Manager

Launched website to promote the work of independent fiber artisans. Write and edit web content, manage all branding and social media and produce weekly e-newsletter.

New York, N.Y.
Freelance Writer

Write about radiology, health information technology and hospital management for a national monthly magazine. Cover breaking healthcare news for DOTmed.com.

Norwalk, Conn.
Freelance Writer

Cover the New York City, Hamptons, Long Island Gold Coast and Westchester County residential real estate markets for monthly magazines distributed throughout the New York Metro area.

Melville, N.Y.
Freelance Writer

Write cover stories for Newsday’s LI Home section and report on the residential real estate market for the web. In 2004-2005 wrote lead stories for Newsday’s advice and religion sections.

New York, N.Y
Freelance Hotel Review Writer

Wrote about international and domestic hotels for a division of Tripadvisor, which uses unedited professional photos to provide candid, unbiased reviews for travelers.

Greenwich Time
Greenwich, Conn.
Staff Writer

Covered education, real estate and health for the city desk of daily newspaper owned by Hearst Corp. Responsible for generating daily ideas, writing long-term enterprise pieces, posting regularly to newsroom blog, taking photos and using social media.

Won first place in business reporting from Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists in 2013 for story on unemployment.

MainStreet.com
New York, N.Y.
Freelance Writer

Wrote personal finance stories for website run by TheStreet.com while working full time as a journalist in Connecticut.

The Advocate
Stamford and Norwalk, Conn.
Staff Writer

As education reporter from 2007 to 2009, covered 19 public schools and a community college in the Norwalk bureau of daily newspaper.

As general assignment reporter from 2003 to 2007, wrote some of the first stories on concerns about artificial turf, and wrote series prompting state to act on lack of lifeguards at busy beach before Fourth of July weekend.

Greenwich Time
Greenwich, Conn.
Features Writer

Wrote lead stories for Health & Fitness and Arts sections of daily newspaper.

Melville, N.Y.
Reporting Intern

Met daily deadline covering crime, courts, school districts and events. Held over from original academic internship for highly competitive paid summer internship.

Education
Long Island University
C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, N.Y.
Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2002

Minor in Journalism
Honors Program
Editor In Chief of Pioneer, weekly student newspaper
Spent fall 2001 studying in London; Interned for Ham & High, local newspaper

Skills
Computer Skills

Proficient in Adobe InCopy, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Internet research and social media. Working knowledge of HTML, content management systems, iMovie and Photoshop.

Awards
Society of Professional Journalists, Connecticut Chapter

• First Place in Business Reporting for “Portraits of Unemployment,” May 2013
• Second Place in In-Depth Series for “9/11 – 10 Years Later,” May 2012
• First Place in Feature Series for “Breaking the Sound Barrier,” May 2010
• Honorable Mention in In-depth Series for “Buyers, Agents, Sellers,” May 2010
• Honorable Mention in General Reporting Series for “Down to Earth,” May 2008
• Honorable Mention in General Reporting Series for “Playback,” May 2008
• Finalist in General Reporting Series for “Sherwood Island Lifeguards,” May 2005