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Dynamic senior media professional with track record of innovation and creative content development.

Proven leader and manager. Market strategist who thrives in fast-changing market environments.

Directed and developed print, Web and multimedia content initiatives for Forbes Magazine and the

nation's No. 1 financial news website, Cable-TV analyst for ABC, CNBC, FOX, PBS and

CNN. Author, editor and past staff writer at The Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News, The

Denver Post and Cleveland Plain Dealer, winning awards for investigative reporting.

Work experience


Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Professor of Journalism

DePauw University

Executive-in-residence hired to develop programming and conduct a strategic assessment of TV, broadcast and news operations at the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media, a multimedia news, training and educational development facility serving 2,300 liberal arts undergraduates. Spearheading a cross-platform initiative aimed at building a Web-centric news cooperative to share digital content between the university's student newspaper, radio and TV stations. Teach journalism, multimedia, Web design, writing and investigative reporting.


Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Deadline Reporter LLC

Media consultant to mid-size firms, public relations agencies and non-profits, providing strategic

planning, Web content development, staff training and development, crisis communications,

multimedia and social media engagement strategy.


E.W. Scripps Visiting Professor, Executive-in-Residence

Ohio University

Created strategic marketing initiative aimed at boosting enrollment and raising the national profile

for this top-10 journalism school with 1,000 students. Strategic consultant on curriculum, digital

media development and future of journalism education. Worked closely with alumni, faculty, and

deans to identify current trends and best practices aimed at establishing public private partnerships

in areas of business, journalism and media. Taught multimedia, magazine writing, business,

economics, media law and ethics.


Senior Editor & Bureau Chief


Developed and implemented strategic news content initiatives in the Chicago bureau of Forbes

Magazine (circulation: 1 million), widely regarded as the nation's top financial magazine by chief

executives and high net worth individuals. Conceived, wrote and edited major corporate profiles,

breaking news and investigative pieces for both Forbes and the magazine's digital companion Web

site, Recruited, developed and trained staff writers and reporters. Managed bureau with a

$1 million plus budget. Reported to New York corporate office.


Staff Reporter

The Wall Street Journal

Wrote breaking news and Page One features from the 12- person WSJ Chicago Bureau. Appeared as

guest on CNBC discussing daily news events.



Ohio University

Studied finance, economics, accounting, management, marketing.