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Adjunct Professor, Sept. 2014 - Present
Reel Partners Media
Co-founder, 2014 – Present
Boston Regional Editor, June, 2010 – June, 2012
News Editor/Manager, Nov. 2003 – April 2009
Boston Business Journal
Reporter, Jan. 2001 – Nov. 2003
Researched and wrote articles on a variety of business topics. Helped improve the small business section by writing about the human drama behind entrepreneurship. Created and launched the newspaper’s first regular feature on residential real estate. Routinely interviewed on AM morning radio show about business issues.
Senior Producer, Jan. 1999 – Jan. 2001
Before Google, there was Lycos. Helped redesign, refocus and expand the small business and real estate web guides. Identified key content, helped negotiate multi-million dollar deals with outside partners and planned integration of content into the Lycos.com portal.
Interactive Creative Director, Nov. 1996 – Nov. 1998
Created one of the first healthcare websites: a world class news and information service for mental health professionals called, ”PsychLink.” Worked with an engineer and designer to create and launch PsychLink within a three-month period, on time and under budget. Negotiated contracts with various niche publishers, including Reuters Medical News.
AT&T New Media Services
Online News Editor, Sept. 1995 – Nov. 1996
Community Newspaper Company
Managing Editor, 1992 – 1995
Responsible for guiding and editing all editorial content for four weekly newspapers. Worked closely with reporters on developing and writing news stories, and with photographers and designers on photographs and graphics. Newspapers won numerous awards from the New England Press Association, including one for investigative reporting on the notorious Fells Acres Day Care child molestation case.
Providence Business News and newspapers in Greater Boston
Worked my way up from general assignment reporter to editor at various local daily and weekly newspapers in the Greater Boston area before becoming managing editor of Providence Business News in Rhode Island. Directly managed teams of writers, editors and photographers to produce award-winning work at these publications. As a reporter I covered several beats, including police and fire departments, city government, state government, and the computer, health care, and environmental industries.
Northeastern University, Master of Professional Studies, Boston, Mass.
Master’s in Digital Media with a concentration in video.
Completed this two-year innovative program where art, design, computer programming, photography, and best online practices converge to explore how consumer habits are reshaping the media landscape.
Suffolk University, Boston, Mass.
B.S. Journalism/Minor in Marketing.
HTML; WordPress; Avid Media Composer; Final Cut Pro X; Adobe Photoshop; Capture One; iPhoto; iMovie; Audacity; Reaper; Various multimedia platform applications including Adobe Spark and MIT’s FOLD. Processing program language; various off-the-shelf and customized content management systems and tools.