Laurie Balliett

Eastham, MA USA

Professional Experience

I am a features writer with an environmental edge. If you have anything animal or environmentally based, I'm your writer. Profiles on complex people are also a specialty.


1 Year
3 Years
12 Years


Arts & Humanities
15 Years
Environment & Nature
10 Years
Other, Specify
5 Years


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
2 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Entry Level
Newspaper - Local/Regional
4 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

12 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Provincetown Banner (10+), Cape Cod Day (10+), Cape Cod Magazine (10+), Cape Codder (10+), Cape Cod Times, Hyannis (6-10), Lighthouse Publications (3-5), Southern New England Weddings (6-10), South Shore Living (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Wellfleet Oyster Fest (1-2)

Other Work History

Editorial Assistant, Cape Cod Magazine Staff Reporter, Cape Cod Day

Technical Skills

Adobe, Adobe photoshop, Final Draft,

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Microsoft Office. Mac OS X HTML, ipages, iphoto, canon utility,


Macintosh ibook; Canon digital,


Gina DeMillo Wagner, Writer, Outside, Rodale Carol Dumas, Managing Editor, Cape Codder Alison Caron, Creative Director, Cape Cod Magazine



An uninhabitable 50's Cape Cottage gets transformed with recycled materials into a dream cottage.
Sebastian Junger talks from his Cape Cod home about writing and filming Restrepo in the Korengal Valley only months before his photographer, Tim Hetherington, died. Voices from the Front Lines for Cape Cod Magazine.
New York Times Best Selling Author, Lisa Genova, talks about writing Left Neglected from her home on Cape Cod.
Artist Rick Fleury talks about his method and how he left a high powered PR job in New York to leap into a successful Fine Arts career on Cape Cod.
An overview of whales and a history of whaling. How whales were brought to near extinction and now thrive in Cape Cod waters. A trip on a whale watch boat, mixed with factual data about the whales.
I jumped on a whale watch boat to catch the rare Blue Whale that ventured into the shipping lane near Cape Cod to write this.
Spoil your bridesmaids on a lavish wedding preparation weekend in Boston.