I'm a writer, editor, and strategist with deep experience in modern higher ed marketing and communications, a newspaper reporter's deadline-driven mentality and clear writing style, and a curiosity to learn new things.
Freelance writing, editing, web, and communications consulting.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST
Director of Research Communications
Working for the University Marcom Group, including writing and editing web content and feature stories, email marketing, managing social media, and more.
2012 – 2021
Director of Media & Public Relations
Served on leadership team of the communications, marketing, and digital department at one of the country’s elite liberal arts institutions. Hired as Editor/New Media Writer (January 2012) and promoted three times, to Director of Media & Public Relations (March 2019 to February 2021).
2010 – 2012
PACE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Manager, Media Relations
Led media relations efforts for the law school, placing faculty in the media as expert sources commenting on legal issues and cases that rose to prominence in the media, including Supreme Court cases.
2007 – 2010
NEW HAVEN REGISTER
Reported on local and state government, education, business, crime, court, and political news for large regional newspaper, daily circulation 70,000+.
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
BA in Economics
magna cum laude