• More than a decade of journalism experience, with specializations in real estate, healthcare and craft/DIY
• Ability to write for both consumers and professionals on a local and national level
• Brand builder and entrepreneur with experience driving traffic via newsletter and social media campaigns
• Highly skilled at meeting deadlines and working independently on multiple projects at once
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Founder/Content Manager

Launched a brand and website from the ground up to promote the work of independent yarn dyers, makers and pattern designers in the fiber industry

• Write, curate and edit website content and manage social media, including an Instagram feed with 18k+ followers
• Produce a weekly e-newsletter for more than 7,000 subscribers, with an average 48% open rate
• Organize in-person and virtual shopping events that draw thousands of ticketed/registered attendees

New York, N.Y.

Cover New York and national real estate trends for a global audience

• Drive consistent traffic to my stories with social media promotion

New York, N.Y.
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.

New York, N.Y.
Freelance Writer

Write about radiology, health information technology and hospital management for a national monthly magazine and news verticals

• Travel independently to cover internationally-attended medical trade shows

Melville, N.Y.
Freelance Writer

Write cover stories and features for Newsday’s LI Home section and report on residential real estate for the web

• Won third place in the Real Estate Narrative category from Press Club of Long Island in 2020 for story on the rise in popularity of three coastal towns

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.

Other awards include:

• 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

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.

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

Technology used

Adobe Photoshop
Digital Photography
Digital Videography
Google Drive
Google Analytics
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel

Mastery of:

• Feature writing
• Spot news coverage
• Social media marketing
• Email marketing
• Branding
• Content management systems