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My work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Outside, Runner’s World and other publications. I also develop sponsored web, newsletter, and print content for corporate clients including Runner’s World Integrated Marketing, BG Brand Lab,  Fleet Feet Sports and Ethos Marketing.

 

MY BOOKS

EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE WRITER | Yarmouth, ME | 2014-Present   

  • Provide communications assistance for the Town of Yarmouth, developing press releases newsletters, and public relations plans; maintain website and Facebook
  • Write for Washington Post, Mainebiz, Outside, Working Waterfront and others
  • Develop sponsored content for Reebok, Mizuno & Saucony for Runner’s World Marketing
  • Develop sponsored content for ACTP on behalf of BG Brand Lab | The Boston Globe
  • Develop branded content for WBANA on behalf of Ethos Marketing

RUNNER’S WORLD | Emmaus, PA | Special Projects Editor | 2008–2014

  • Launched and managed Runner’s World Challenge, the online training and event business
  • Launched and managed The Starting Line, the online training program for beginners
  • Developed and managed Runner’s World’s online training plans
  • Managed Facebook, Twitter, and native online community
  • Served as ambassador for Runner’s World at industry events
  • Planned, managed, wrote, and edited articles for print and digital properties

KIDSHEALTH | Wilmington, DE | Parents Editor| 2005-2008

  • Planned, developed and edited articles about children’s health for www.kidshealth.org
  • Managed, created and edited content for multimedia marketing projects, including magazines, blogs, TV interviews, radio spots, and e- newsletters
  • Managed projects with design and business development staffs for corporate partners

THE NEWS JOURNAL | Wilmington, DE | Reporter  | 2003-2005

  • Wrote bi-weekly column on The Female Athlete for sports section
  • Profiled local recreational, student, and professional female athletes
  • Wrote about local and national issues affecting women in sports
  • Wrote daily news and features on developments in local business community
  • Wrote weekly column on health industry
  • Led launch of weekly health section

    ST. PETERSBURG TIMES | New Port Richey, FL | Reporter | 2000- 2003

  • Wrote daily news and features, and weekly column on local business community
  • Covered city hall and municipal elections in New Port Richey
  • Coverage included healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, tourism & economic development

VIRGINIAN-PILOT | Norfolk, VA |Business Reporter | 1998-2000

  • Wrote daily news and features on local and national retail industry
  • Covered downtown revival efforts, $300 million economic development project
  • Covered shakeout in local supermarket, theater, auto and home improvement industries

AMERICAN BANKER |  New York City | Reporter | 1996-1998

  • Wrote daily news features on LBOs, commercial, corporate, and real estate finance.

EDUCATION

KENYON COLLEGE | Gambier, OH | Degree of English, Cum Laude 1996
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH  | Scotland | 1994-1995

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • William H. Rowe School | October 2016-Present
  • A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Child Life | 2007
  • Central Philadelphia YMCA Adult Literacy Program | 2003 – 2004
  • Pasco County School District | 2001-2002
  • Tidewater Literacy Council  | 1998 –2000
  • New York Public Library Adult Literacy Program | 1997-1998