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Work experience

Jul 2006Present

Freelance Writer & Publicist

Self-Employed
Aug 2006Present

I produce and distribute marketing, public relations and promotional materials as well as photographs for local individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses.

Apr 2004Jun 2006

Copy Editor

THE HERALD NEWS

I worked as a Copy Editor at a daily newspaper. I edited and rewrote submitted copy; formatted submitted copy; and engaged in page layout projects.

Mar 2002Apr 2004

Sports Editor

Beacon Communications

I worked as Sports Editor of two newspapers (one published weekly and the other published twice weekly). I covered, photographed and wrote about live events; edited and rewrote submitted copy; oversaw job responsibilities of one full-time and several part-time employees; and engaged in page layout processes. I also produced several seasonal publications yearly.

Dec 1999Mar 2001

Staff Writer & Photographer

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE

I worked as a staff writer and photographer for a daily newspaper. I covered, photographed and wrote about live events; produced and photographed special features; and edited and rewrote submitted copy.

Sep 1997Nov 1998

Staff Writer & Photographer

Memorial Press Group

I worked as a staff writer and photographer for two weekly newspapers. I covered, photographed and wrote about live events; produced and photographed special features; and edited and rewrote submitted copy.

Education

Skills

Photographer
Editor
Writer

Portfolio

Summary

I am an experienced writer, editor and photographer with proven skills and special expertise in journalism, public relations, marketing and promotions.I have extensive experience in all these fields and have earned both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree with concentrations in Communications.

Professional Award

2nd Place Editorial Award; Rhode Island Press Association; 2002.

Objective

To procure a position in Communications commensurate with my experience, credentials and expertise. 

Related Work Experience

FREELANCE WRITER

The Townie Times (East Providence, RI)

Blackstone Valley Press Box (Pawtucket, RI)

PATCH.com websites in Rhode Island

The Erickson Tribune (Maryland)

Specialty Publications (Bristol, RI)

The Spectator (Somerset, MA)

INSTRUCTOR

South Coast Learning Connection (New Bedford, MA)

ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Roger Williams College (Bristol, RI)

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