An engaging and informative writer/reporter with 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/The USAToday 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 Gannett/The USA Today Media Network)
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.
Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube
Education: Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. B.A. in TV/Radio