334 South St.
Greenfield, Ohio 45123
*** laude graduate of Ohio University; bachelor’s degree in journalism
Completed both the undergraduate and graduate courses offered by The Institute of Children’s Literature, Redding Ridge, Ct.
Post graduate work: Women’s Studies, OU-Chillicothe
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists
I write for Catalogs.com (online); Demand Studios (online); Powder Room Graffiti (online); Jail Media (online); Flaimahmy.com (online) and Brain Pages (online.)
Community Development Director for the City of Greenfield; Nov. ’02 to March 28, 2008.
The Highland County Press, 2001-2002.
Highland County Domestic Violence Agency; 1998-2000; worked as an advocate.
Divorce investigator for Judge Robert McMullen, Highland County Court of Common Pleas; 1994-’99.
Contract writer for the Highland County Teen Pregnancy Prevention Project, 1997-1998.
Former dance teacher (Greenfield School of Dance—1977 and off and on throughout the 1980s and early 1990s—and choreographer (McClain High School Show Choir and MHS musicals).
Greenfield Daily Times, 1979-1991; city editor; (reporter/photographer/columnist)
The Record Herald, Washington C.H., Ohio, 1976-’77; reporter/feature writer/ photographer, etc.
Freelance writer: my fiction has appeared nine times in Star Magazine; my non-fiction has appeared three times in Kay Allenbaugh’s series of books Chocolate for a Women’s Soul etc. My ‘true confessions’ (fiction) have appeared in True Confessions, True Story, True Romance and True Experience magazines.
Writing; editing; graphic design; photography, interviewing; web design and maintenance; event planner; grant writer; desktop publishing (magazines, calendars); fundraiser (raised $11,500 for Greenfield Ohio Chautauqua 2004 and 2007); project coordinator and liaison for various city projects including two bike paths; director/coordinator for Ohio Chautauqua 2004 and 2007.