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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Editor, reporter, photographer for online news organizations.
• Editing news stories and assigning freelance reporters, meeting deadlines and generating new story ideas.
• Reporting and writing varied content, from features to hard news, including police/fire, government, politics, education, parenting, health, arts, business. Created content shared by WPIX News NY.
• Photography/Videography skills include producing and editing compelling visual content for news sites.
September 2012 - March 2013 - Freelance reporter and photographer:
• NBC news.com business/health/parenting/features Today show site
• Thompson Reuters News agency – New Jersey stringer
• MSN.com – features and science articles for Microsoft news online
• NJ Spotlight- award-winning govt/education/environment website
• Montclair State University – Freelance photography
June 2011 - September 2012 – Patch.com, Editor
June 2010 - June 2011 - journalist, photographer, interim editor Patch.com
1999-2009 - Freelance News Photographer North Jersey Newspapers
1993-1996 Editorial online staff writer for Project Goodlife
1990-91 Newsweek magazine - Assistant to the photo editor, Assistant to the Chief of Correspondents, 1990
2003-2009 Freelance journalism and photography for/published in
- The New York Times
- The Montclair Times
- North Jersey Media Newspapers
- American Society of Media Photographers
2004 – 09 Physicians for Human Rights: book research, editing,
transcription and photography:
- War Crimes in Kosovo
- From Persecution to Prison
Book publishing: How the Show Goes On (photo), Disney.
BF Pratt Institute, New York
BFA, Communications Design/Liberal Arts/Photography