Freelance News Writer/Producer
Freelance news writer for various MSNBC daytime news programs, and producer for weekend news updates.
Multi-faceted communications leader with extensive experience in broadcast and online journalism. Successful track record of developing broadcast and online content as a producer, writer and editor. Have managed relationships with network executives, producers, and reporters. Recognized as an award-winning reporter and producer.
Executive producer and host of "WhiskyCast", a weekly Internet podcast/radio show targeting whisky connoisseurs. The program reaches an average of 28,000 listeners worldwide each month, and is profitable through advertising sales.
Served as assignment editor and copy editor, with responsibility for reviewing reporter copy and scripts for live business news shows, overall quality control and style guidance, guest bookings, and arranging remote news feeds.
Served as free-lance producer and anchor for Wall Street Journal Radio Network updates and reports for local stations, including WCBS (New York), WLS (Chicago), and WSB (Atlanta).
Responsible for producing live and taped Gallup Poll news segments for various CNN networks. Created and produced the "Gallup Poll Report" radio series for CNN Radio, along with content for the Gallup web site. Also handled outside studio rentals for CNN, Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, and other media organizations.
Anchor/reporter for market-leading NBC-affiliated station. Served as chief political reporter, with responsibility for covering local and national politics. Also produced and hosted weekly business news franchise segments. Developed complete redesign for station's web site and produced regular technology reports while managing station's affiliate partnership with MSNBC.
Produced and anchored weekend overnight newscasts,
Radio news reporter and anchor.
Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications, with minors in Political Science and Geography.