Historic Hudson Valley, Pocantico Hills, New York
Senior Development Writer
I generated more than $2 million in grants and sponsorships in two years, helping the education team and the capital projects crew complete mission-critical work. I also wrote the e-edition of Supporters Sketchbook, a fundraising and communications vehicle that shared behind-the-scenes features and newsworthy stories.
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
Director of Creative Services, Editorial Director, Managing Editor
Before leaving the museum to relocate to New York, I was lucky enough to guide the editorial, design and photographic aspects of all marketing publications, including the award-winning Connections members’ magazine, exhibition materials, invitation suites, e-communications, membership and development collateral and ads.
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Editor, artMatters Alumni Magazine
My profiles of notable alumni artists, including Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Will Barnet and David Lynch, highlighted the school’s prestige among the donor base and raised money for endowment and annual giving.
Ottaway Newspapers/Dow Jones
During my 12 years with New York-based company’s newspapers in Eastern Massachusetts, which included serving as the Massachusetts Statehouse correspondent, I expanded enterprise coverage of city and state government, federal courts, education and business.
Boston University, College of Communication, Master of Science, Journalism
University of Michigan, Residential College, Bachelor of Arts, Dual Degree in Journalism/Communication and Anthropology
The Historical Society Inc., Tarrytown, NY
Vice President, Board of Trustees
I'm happy to be working with the board to help preserve the history and character of the towns of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown.
Jewish Journal MA, Salem, Massachusetts
President, Board of Overseers
Working with this nonprofit newspaper’s governing board brought me back to my roots in community journalism and allowed me to share my skills in writing, fundraising and marketing.
Temple B’nai Abraham, Beverly, Massachusetts
Communications and Marketing Officer
The Sisterhood Board provided opportunities to work on publicity campaigns, website design and marketing materials for annual fundraising events and adult programming.
Panelist, American Society of Journalists and Authors: “Shaping Your Brand, New Strategies for Writing Consultants” (May 2017)
Presenter, New England Museum Association: “Storytelling Across Platforms” (June 2014)
American Alliance of Museums, excellence in publication design and marketing collateral
New England Museum Association, award-winning members’ magazine, excellence in publication design and marketing collateral
Jewish Journal MA, President’s Award
Parenting Publications of America, excellence in writing