Bridget Shirvell

New York, NY USA

Professional Experience

Bridget Shirvell is a Connecticut based multimedia journalist and social media editor. She has experience reporting on a variety of issues including the environment, food, travel, local politics and small businesses. She has written articles for national magazines and newspapers, including La Cucina Italiana, Condé Nast Traveler’s The Daily Traveler, The Latin Kitchen and Ecocentric. As a member of the social media committee Bridget also continually experiments with new social media networks and works to create a best practices guide to using social media networks to reach a targeted audience and increase website traffic. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University, a Master of Science in Journalism from Quinnipiac University‘s McMahon Communications Center and was the 2012 winner of the Connecticut Agricultural Journalism Award.


Content Editor (online)
6 Years
7 Years
Social Media
5 Years


Environment & Nature
5 Years
7 Years
7 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
2 Years
Newspaper - Local/Regional
3 Years
Online/new media
7 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

4 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

AOL (10+), La Cucina Italiana (6-10), Conde Nast Traveler (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

In Order to Succeed (10+)

Technical Skills

Final Cut Pro, Audacity, Adobe Photoshop

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, HTML, Content Management System, OS 10 Windows XP, Windows Vista


Laptop, Lecia Digital SLR Camera, audio recorder, audacity


2012 winner of the Connecticut Agricultural Journalism Award.


Wired Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists



An article on the opening of a farmer's market that was the winner of the 2012 winner of the Connecticut Agricultural Journalism Award.
An article on the history of Porcini for La Cucina Italiana.
An opinion piece on the finial release of the Harry Potter films.
An article on a couple that got married under a full moon in kayaks on a river in Connecticut.
An article for Condé Nast Traveler's website on the opening of the luxury hotel the Ocean House in Rhode Island.