An engaging and informative writer/reporter with more than 20 years of experience covering myriad subjects at national and local consumer magazines, as well as a digital-first daily newspaper that covers New York City’s immediate northern suburbs. An interviewer who quickly forms genial rapports with subjects and gets them to open up. Versed in ways to expand and connect with readership through SEO and social media.
The Journal News/LoHud.com, White Plains, NY (owned by the Gannett/USA Today Network)
Life & Style Staff Writer/Reporter: June 2010–October 25, 2016
InTown Westchester, Rockland and Putnam magazines (glossy, upscale-lifestyle regional monthlies published by The Journal News, which is owned by media giant Gannett)
Full-Time Staff Writer: January 2005–December 2008
Independent Writer: 2009–present
Gist.com (a TV-themed Website) Senior Writer/Editor: 2000–2003
Interviewed A-List actors in-person and via phone. Wrote celebrity profiles, news items, a weekly 20-question trivia quiz. Also: summaries and reviews of TV series, feature films and made-for-TV movies. Was a member of the national and prestigious Television Critics Association; attended its bi-annual press tours in Los Angeles and filed the daily stories.
Avenue magazine (for affluent Manhattan residents) Associate Editor: 1998
Soap Dish (a soap opera magazine) Managing Editor: 1997
Playgirl magazine Associate Editor: 1993-1996
Us: The Entertainment Magazine Editorial Assistant: 1988-1992
TV Guide Fact-checker/Researcher: July, August, September 2004
InStyle Intermittent Reporter/Researcher: 1996-2003
Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube
Education: Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. B.A. in TV/Radio