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  Holly Rossi
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I'm a prolific writer, reporter, and editor with more than 15 years of experience covering parenting, health, yoga, religion, and music for online and print media. On everything from food to fitness to books to religious rituals, my career is a search for the answer to the eternal question, "What is the meaning of this?"
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 10 Years
Reporter 18 Years
Writer 18 Years
Specialty
Family, Children & Teenagers 4 Years
Health 5 Years
Religion 18 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
18 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Mom365.com (11+), Parents.com (11+), Publishers Weekly (11+), Tablet Magazine (3-5), Kveller.com (3-5), Boston Globe Sunday Magazine (1-2)
Other Work History
Senior editor (Health) for Beliefnet.com, premiere faith and inspiration website, 2003-2010.
Computer Skills
MS Office, Movable Type, Typepad, some HTML
Equipment
Digital audio recorder, Canon EOS 7D
Foreign Language Skills
Some Spanish and Hebrew
Associations
Religion Newswriters Association
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, 8/25/2014)
Profile of Boston-area singer-songwriter Alastair Moock, whose children's music career took an undesired but ultimately deeply meaningful turn when his 6-year-old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia. This article was the magazine's cover story.
(Shambhala Publications, 8/1/2014)
Trade paperback book, co-authored with yoga teacher Liz Owen, aims to guide readers toward lower back health with anatomical illustrations, photographed yoga poses, and eminently readable text. Author and yoga luminary Patricia Walden calls the book "a clear and insightful program."
(Parents.com, 6/1/2014)
A service-oriented article advising parents on concrete ways they can protect their families on amusement rides and at theme parks.
(Parents.com, 3/1/2014)
An introduction to prenatal yoga and how it can help expectant mothers prepare both their bodies and minds for childbirth and parenthood.
(Mom365.com, 3/1/2014)
Gallery of tips for mothers whose labor and delivery experiences turned from joyful to traumatic because of medical or emotional factors.
(Tablet Magazine, 11/13/2013)
Personal essay about my experience practicing yoga as a Jew who is concerned with how I behave in "spiritual" contexts that are not from my own faith. In other words, here's why I don't bow in yoga class.
(Beliefnet.com, 11/1/2009)
Regardless of your definition of "healthy living," you can get started on the road to wholeness right now with these easy, fun tips.
(PurposeDriven.com, 5/20/2009)
For reasons ranging from creation care to responsibility for “the least of these” to community spirit to evangelism, churches—urban and suburban alike—are taking the garden metaphor literally, planting vegetable gardens on their property, nearby community gardens, vacant lots, or donated land.
(The Forward, 3/17/2008)
If a blood test revealed that you were likely to contract the same cancer that painfully and violently killed your mother, what would you do? A review of Jessica Queller's "Pretty Is What Changes" follows her journey to answer this question for herself.
(Slate.com, 3/5/2007)
A review of the book "My Year Inside Radical Islam," which in my opinion wasn't so extreme after all.