Freelance writer/editor with more than 17 years experience writing and editing digital content, news articles and full-length books. Ghostwriter of numerous business books and autobiographies, including an Amazon #1 best seller. Experienced journalist for all forms of digital and print media. My clients include Businessweek, Consumer Reports, the NY Post, Men's Health, Sports Illustrated, This Old House, Golf, Bride's, Maxim, Weight Watchers. Extensive experience producing copy and multi-media content for sites both small and large, paying particular attention to SEO. Skills also include writing and producing micro-documentaries and author video profiles. Media trained for network TV, radio, and speaking engagements.
Producer (new media)
Home & Garden
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Book Publishing Consumer
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Maxim (3-5), Golf (10+), Consumer Reports (3-5), New York Post (10+), Bloomberg Businessweek (6-10), Men's Health (6-10), Stuff (3-5), This Old House (10+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Carter & Burgess (10+), U.S. Cellular (10+), Weight Watchers (10+)
Other Work History
Weight Watchers, Men's Site Editor 2007-2010
This Old House, Senior Editor 2004-2007
Franklin Report, Managing Editor 2001-2004
eTown.com, Senior News Editor 2000-2001
ycraze.com, Editor-in-chief 1999-2000
Westfield News, Editor 1998-1999
Daily Hampshire Gazette, Writer 1997-1998
Copywriting,ghostwriting, web copy, proofreading, editing, video production,all aspects of publishing industry.
Foreign Language Skills
Basic Portuguese and Spanish
SEO, CMS, WordPress, Word, Excel, Photoshop, Basic HTML, Basic Quark, Web-based database management
Full Professional Digital Photo (Nikon) and Video (Canon) production suite. In addition to traditional home-business communication and production tools.
Work Permits & Visas
References available upon request.
- Henry Luce Awards (2006, Time Inc.)
- Panelist for YouTube and social media conferences
- This Old House article featured on Today show
- Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award (given to The Franklin Report: - The Insider's Guide to Home Services, for which I was the managing editor)
Avantguild, of course (mediabistro)