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Education, health care, economic development, photography, media, social media, technology.


I am interested in using my research, project management and social media skills to advance the goals of forward-thinking enterprises.


A former award-winning journalist, Lisa is a public relations pro with a knack for program creation and management. She has developed strategic communications programs for a variety of clients, including Federal Student Aid, National Diabetes Education Program and the Office on Women's Health. Her work covers a broad range of communications skills and experiences, from political consulting to film and video. Former clients range from nonprofit organizations to government agencies. She has lectured on digital media changes and advocates the use of new technology to build brands in a comprehensive manner. Recently serving as Public Relations Supervisor for Low + Associates, Inc., a social marketing firm serving Federal government clients, her responsibilities ranged from account management for partner programs to business development.

Editorial Portfolio

Work experience

Nov 2007Nov 2009

Public Relations Supervisor

Low + Associates, Inc.
Jan 2003Oct 2007

Managing Director

e-MediaPro LLC (self-employed)
Mar 2006Nov 2006

Media Relations Consultant

Hager Sharp


Aug 1987May 1994

Master of Fine Arts

Howard University - Graduate

Studied Marketing Research at Howard University School of Business, Spring Semester 1993.

Sep 1975Jun 1979

Bachelor of Science

Social Science Major: Political Science; Sequence: Magazine Writing. Minor Studies: Radio-TV-Film.


HTML, WordPress and other WYSIWYG interfaces
Practical experience with RSS, WordPress and proprietary WYSIWYG formats to update websites, proprietary email content management programs.   Knowledgeable of video formats and software/vendors for online editing and sharing.   Knowledgeable of social media and other Web 2.0 platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Fast Pitch, Plaxo, BizNik, Alias, Google Blog and WordPress.   Ability to use various A/V and public relations management software tools, including Vegas, Pinnacle, Avid, ListLogix, Vocus and Cision.
Social Media Savvy
I have conducted workshops about new tech tools for PR practitioners as managing director, owner of my own firm prior to 2007. Other relevant Web 2.0 and multimedia projects included:   Updates for DC Water and Sewer Authority website project for Anacostia Long-Term Control River project, including selecting programmers with LAMP/PHP experience.   Directing the creation of Flash demo video for storm drain tunneling for DC WASA as subcontractor to CDM/HatchMott MacDonald Joint Venture.   Leading a team to pass 508 compliance requirement (disability user enabled) of 22-page multimedia interactive .pdf and preparing document for website testing.   Collaborating with art director and client to upgrade client website and produce e-newsletter for U.S. Dept. of Transportation.        


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