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"I'm that guy.. the person you know who will get the job done, and right, no matter what." In planning campaign visit by Vice President Al Gore, set up press room and handled invitations for special guests As member of Philadelphia Distance Run race committee, planned and publicized national race and health expo, including scheduling guest speakers and vendors, for an audience of 10,000 annually Developed and directed media relations/marketing campaign for GlaxoSmithKline Educational project, which resulted in coverage in Philadelphia Inquirer and area TV stations Served on planning committee for spinal cord injury fundraiser with Christopher Reeve, directing PR which resulted in region-wide media coverage Directed PR for Alzheimer’s event with actor David Hyde Pierce and Patti Davis (Pres. Reagan’s daughter), resulting in region-wide media coverage In serving as production coordinator for local and national TV and film productions (such as CBS-TV's "Hack"), was responsible for location scouting, props and working with talent Media Relations Professional with a large database of news media contacts at, and successfully placed stories with, Philadelphia Inquirer; Sky News (UK); USA TODAY; ABC News; BBC; Newsweek; U.S. News and World Report On first-name basis with practically every news assignment editor/producer in Philadelphia region Co-Producer of an award-winning health Web site that garnered worldwide media and public attention, driving in new business and increasing Web traffic five-fold. As EJ (electronic journalism) researcher for NBC News Washington bureau, developed cataloguing system for retrieving news video for production of network news shows

Work experience

Apr 2009Present


Access Health Partners
Seeking out new subscribers for a new affordable health insurance plan for those in transition or self-employed.
Mar 2009Present


Shamlian Advertising
Providing a wide-range of services including project management, PR and copywriting
Mar 2009Present

Event Consultant

Jennifer Dent Events
As a consultant, I am soliticing corporate sponsorships for business events and offering consultation services in planning clients' events.
Feb 2008Feb 2009

Media Relations Director

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
Direct external and internal public relations for youth organization
May 1997Mar 2008

Sr. Media Relations Rep.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Apr 1988May 1997

Staff Writer

Burlington County Times
Oversaw news coverage of suburban and rural communities to develop news stories for daily regional newspaper: • Developed and wrote series on history of NAACP • Wrote column on comic book and related entertainment industries
Sep 1977Dec 1984

Manager, EJ Research

NBC News
Developed cataloguing systems as EJ researcher for retrieving news video for production of network news shows.

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May 2009Present


Sep 1975May 1977


Brooklyn College