Interest

  • Politics
  • Personal Narratives
  • Health
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Psychology
  • Women's Issues
  • Travel

Summary

Award-winning author/journalist seeking freelance work that requires creative thinking and superb writing, editing, research, and visual skills.  

Work History

Work History

Researcher/Field Producer

WLS-TV

Executive Director

Joel Hall Dancers and Center

Served as Executive Director and oversaw the marketing, board development, performance schedule, studio classes, and staff of one of Chicago's longest-surviving not-for-profit dance organizations.

Jane Leder United States Writer/Editor/Media Specialist/Blogger

•    Published books for young adults and adults, including: Dead Serious (Atheneum/Avon); Brothers&Sisters: How They Shape Our Lives (St. Martin's/Ballantine); Thanks for the Memories: Love, Sex, and World War II (Praeger/Potomac Books).•    Feature articles in national and Chicago magazines and newspapers, including The Chicago Sun-Times, Psychology Today, Good Housekeeping, Mamm, Vegetarian Times, McCall's, Woman's Day, Glamour, and American Heritage.

*    Blogging at sixtiessister.blogspot.com•    Educational Texts: Reader's Handbook: A Student Guide for Reading and Learning (Great Source); Stories in History: World War, Boom, and Bust (Nextext); Looking After Your Body: An Owner's Guide to Successful Aging (Reader's Digest).•    Video/ Documentary scripts: "When A Parent Drinks Too Much" (Sunburst); "Teenage Stress Management" (Guidance Associates; "Dead Serious" (Coronet/MTI).•    Book reviewer:  Kirkus Indie, BlueInk Review.

•    Media Publicist: Linda Zanides & Associates; Media Wave; Primetime.•    Editor of numerous book proposals, grants, media pitch letters, and more.

*    AWARDS: American Library Association, Cine Golden Eagle, National Council on Family Relations, Gold Apple Award, National Council for the Social Studies/Notable Children's trade book

Reporter

Westside Publications

Writer/Producer

SVE

Loyola Press Chicago, IL, United States Writer/Editor 
  • Lead editor, Voyages in English, Grades 4 and 7
  • Wrote and edited text
  • ESL teaching options
  • Internet articles
  • Coordinated text with visuals

Education

Education

Diploma

Bloomfield Hills High School

M.A.

Roosevelt University

Skills

Skills

Blogger

Interviewer

Editor

Researcher

Writer