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Summary

Are you looking for a creative, ambitious, talented and versatile web writer and editor?

Your search has ended. I began my career as an editorial assistant with the Boston Globe and have since moved on into the management of two websites for the national legal trade publication, Lawyers USA. On top of my writing and editing duties, I have immersed Lawyers USA's website into a fully functioning Web 2.0 experience, featuring podcasts, RSS feeds and e-mail blasts.

Feel free to view some samples of my writing (right) or click on the links above to get a sense of how could I could help your team.

Work experience

Jan 2009Present

Freelance Writer/Editor

The Sports XChange
  • Producing a weekly file for Patriot League men’s college basketball
Nov 2006Present

Associate Web Editor

Lawyers USA

Editorial

  • Approximately 200 bylines for print and web
  • Writing and editing on the topics of national legal news, technology, marketing, trial strategy and practice management
  • Covering Lawyers USA's technology beat

Web

  • Adding and editing content for the Lawyers USA website
  • Working in conjunction with the Lawyers USA marketing manager to maintain the customer relationship management (CRM) strategy, including the production of daily and weekly e-mail alerts using Wordpress and EROI/Publicaster
  • Maintaining the Lawyers USA social networking presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Acting as a liaison for publishers, reporters, subscribers and web support technicians
Jun 2003Oct 2006

Editorial Assistant

Boston Globe
  •  Over 250 sports and local news bylines
  •  Copy editing and fact-checking the lottery and scoreboard pages
  •  Producing an online archive for text and photographs
  •  Covered the nightly police and fire beat, as well as various high school sports beats such as football, basketball, softball and track

Education

20012006

Northeastern University

Portfolio

Skills

Editorial
Reporting, writing, editing, research
Web
In-depth knowledge of content management systems such as WordPress; proficient with HTML coding; proficient with Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Acrobat, Quark and similar software; familiar with search engine optimization (SEO) and Google Analytics.