Anne Strauss

New York, NY USA

Professional Experience

Anne McCarthy Strauss is an author, writer, researcher, public relations pro and WebPress website designer. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, a diploma in Interior Design from the Metropolitan Institute of Interior Design, and a Certification in Social Media from She writes about architecture and interior design, alternative healthcare, profiles, food, travel and technology. She held management positions in public relations at technology companies for 20 years. She is the author of two novels: A Medical Affair (Booktrope, 2013) and The Passion Thief (Booktrope, 2014). Anne’s byline has appeared in Old House Journal, Waterfront Home & Design, Design Trade Magazine, Design New England, Distinction, Log Home Design Ideas and Florida Design Review. She has been a regular contributor to Martha’s Vineyard Magazine and Vineyard Style. Visit her website at


Book Author
3 Years
15 Years
Social Media
7 Years


Books & Literature
5 Years
15 Years
Home & Garden
15 Years


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
15 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
15 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Vineyard Style (10+), Old House Journal (6-10), Log Home Design Ideas (6-10), Design Trade Magazine (6-10), Design New England (1-2), Metropolitan Home (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Avotus (10+), Computer Associates (10+), Nortel Networks (10+), Motorola (6-10), Verint Systems (6-10)

Other Work History

Software Company, Director, Corporate Marketing Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Media Relations Director Nortel Networks, Public Relations Director Dime Savings Bank, Corporate Communications Manager

Technical Skills

Adobe, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Quark Express, Front Page

Foreign Language Skills

French (fair)

Computer Skills

MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)


Laptop, digital camera, audio recorder, fax

Work Permits & Visas

Native U.S. citizen


Excellent references available upon request.


International Association of Business Communications, Public Relations Society of America, American Society of Journalists & Authors, ASJA

Work Samples

Shelter & Design

(Diane Burgoyne Interiors 10/5/2007)
Website copy for interior designer
(Design Trade Magazine 5/30/2016)
Thoughts on the design business from Elissa Cullmann, Alexa Hampton, Harry Schnaper, Mica Ertegun and Stephen Shadley
(Waterfront Home & Design 5/1/2008)
A Florida couple restores the former seaplane hangar of Jock Whitney on a Long Island estate, creating a vacation retreat full of nautical style
(Distinction 1/1/2008)
The homes of Northport, New York, a hamlet for Victoriana.
(Old House Journal 4/1/2005)
Family makes a home on stages where Barrymore summered.
(Log Home Design Ideas 11/1/2006)
Luxury log home in Northern California


(Avotus Newsletter 4/1/2008)
By changing the way they source, procure and manage their communications services and assets, companies are redefining spend management from spend to procurement to payment.
(Motorola eZine 5/30/2016)
Keeping Your WLAN Safe and Secure