CV

My CV

Writer and Editor

Hippocampus Magazine (online) 
2019—present

Writing Life Editor

  • Curate monthly column about the perils and pleasures of being a writer

GrubStreet, Boston, Massachusetts
2016

Social Coordinator and Administrative Scholar

  • Create and maintain a Facebook page for the 2016 Memoir Incubator
  • Research and post relevant articles on Facebook page
  • Create social events for class members
  • Take notes and schedule instructor office hours

QuadWrangle, Boston, Massachusetts
2015

Project Copywriter

  • Create email marketing campaigns for this startup’s mobile app
  • Create copy highlighting a variety of the app’s features for seven marketing segments during user adoption phase

Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, Massachusetts
2014 – 2017

Content Specialist, Digital Marketing and Media Relations

  • Report on events
  • Create content for press releases; magazine; website; and other projects
  • Create and manage social media content using Hootsuite
  • Make changes to design projects using Adobe InDesign

Framingham State University, Framingham, Massachusetts
2012 – 2014

CMS manager, Center for Academic Support and Advising

  • Provide web content management and administrative expertise

SELECTED PROJECTS 2001-2020:

Alimed, Dedham, Massachusetts

  • Edited medical catalogue copy

Appleseed’s, Beverly, Massachusetts

  • Wrote holiday catalogue and online copy

Care.com

 

The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Wrote copy for brochure promoting on-site weddings

 

The Corner Office Restaurant + Martini Bar, Denver, Colorado

Copy for thecornerofficedenver.com

 

Dunkin’ Donuts, Canton, Massachusetts

Franchising web copy

 

Flexfit USA, New York, New York

Ad, Surfer magazine; print ad campaigns

 

Framingham State University, Framingham, Massachusetts

Award-winning outdoor campaign, radio, web banners, print ads for Division of Graduate and Continuing Education; tagline

 

Hewitt Associates, Waltham, Massachusetts

Consulted with communications team to proof, write and edit retirement materials

 

IDEO, Lexington, Massachusetts

Home laser product naming, tagline and scripts; pharmaceutical concept book; new storage product naming

 

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

MassArt Annual Benefit Art Auction invitation campaigns; Folio rebrand; annual reports; viewbook; admissions cards; brochures; visual identity guide; web bios and page rewrites

 

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts

Admissions viewbook

 

Masterpiece Cards, Belmont, Massachusetts

Brochure and tagline

 

McCue Corporation, Salem, Massachusetts

GreenGuard and capabilities brochures; CartPark and Bean direct mailers

 

360 NeuroMuscular Therapy, Needham, Massachusetts

Created new name, tagline, brochure and copy for 360nmt.com

 

Pregnancy Exposure InfoLine, Canton, Massachusetts

Transit billboard (also used as tagline)

 

Reebok International, Ltd., Canton, Massachusetts

Catalogue for buyers

 

Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island

Founders Day speech for director of Samuels Dental Center

 

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network, Boston, Massachusetts

Wrote top level heads, ‘A Year in Care’ annual report

 

Tech Superpowers Inc., Boston, Massachusetts

Newsletter branding, TQ

 

Turtle Creek Winery, Lincoln, Massachusetts

Tagline, terms, brochure and die-cut concept

 

Wells & Fox, Boston, Massachusetts and Chicago, Illinois

Quarterly electronic newsletter; wrote copy for company name change; edited partners’
web bios

 

Wheelock College, Boston, Massachusetts

Rebrand and tagline, Faculty Alliance

 

PUBLICATIONS: Newspapers, Magazines, Books, Blogs:

The New York Times (forthcoming May 2020)

BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

Headspace, The Orange Dot, “A Day With” series

The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts

Feature writer and columnist; copy editor, Living / Arts copydesk

  • Wrote more than 50 articles on topics ranging from the World Series and banana bread to single life and the home of restaurateur Jody Adams; wrote headlines and copyedited articles

Brookline magazine, Brookline, Massachusetts

Editor, contributor, Forensic Fashionista columnist

  • Formulated and assigned story ideas for this monthly with a circulation of 25,000; wrote articles; edited all content; proofed issues; hired freelancers; coordinated photography with art director; planned issues with publisher. Interviewed Julianne Moore during Mercedes-Benz fashion week fall 2007 collections

Framingham State magazine, Framingham, Massachusetts

Contributor

  • Wrote eight features for this alumni publication (2008-2020)

Newton magazine, Newton, Massachusetts

Assistant editor and contributor

  • Wrote articles; edited content; coordinated with publisher

Nutrition Week, HCPro, Inc., Marblehead, Massachusetts

Editor

  • Researched and wrote eight-page biweekly print and two-page biweekly electronic newsletters about nutrition issues for a national audience of nutrition educators and professionals

Parent.co (now Motherly)

Time Out Boston, London, UK

Copywriter

  • Wrote “Guided Tours” and “Shops & Services” copy

 

Education

Private training in WordPress and SEO, Control Mouse Media, LLC
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

Graphic Design Certificate

 

University of New Hampshire, Durham New Hampshire

Dual Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and International Relations

Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Semester of study for Bachelor of Arts Degree in French

2016-2017 Memoir Incubator, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, GrubStreet

 

Professional Affiliations, Juries and Volunteer Work

  • Member, GrubStreet
  • 826 Boston Volunteer: Tutor; Tandy Awards Volunteer; Member, Spring 2016 Chapbook Editorial Board,
    College Essay Academy
  • Lit Crawl Boston Volunteer: 2016, 2017
  • 2018 Committee Member in Nonfiction, Fellow Selection, Writers’ Room of Boston
  • Community Engagement Chair, GrubStreet Memoir Incubator Alumni Board
  • Co-founder, Tell-All Boston