Areas of Expertise
Media and Public Relations Specialist
Feature Reporting and News Writing
Relevant Work Experience
Public Relations Account Director
Thomson Communications, Middleton, MA 2006-present
Manage public relations for a portfolio of retail and non-profit clients. Develop and execute media outreach plans. Pitch, write and secure feature story placements in local, regional and national media outlets.
Various clients 2006-present
Write on a variety of lifestyle topics for a range of print and online publications, including More Magazine’s More.com, Momster.com, Northshore Magazine and Eagle Tribune Publications.
New England Bride, New England Corporate Events, Peabody, MA 2004-2006
Developed editorial calendar and content for America’s only monthly regional bridal and corporate events publications. Wrote feature stories, managed a team of freelance writers, and edited and approved all copy for print and online versions of both magazines. Worked with ad sales and graphic design departments to ensure continuity and quality.
Eagle Tribune Publications, North Andover, MA 2001-2004
Produced general news and feature articles, and restaurant reviews for weekly regional newspaper. Created an authored an award-winning lifestyle column. Worked with editor, photographers and ad sales departments to meet editorial objectives and production deadlines.
Radio Personality/Voice Work
Clear Channel Communications - KISS 108FM, Medford, MA 1995-2000
Female personality for the Matty in the Morning show, the top-rated radio program in Boston. Wrote and delivered traffic reports and voiced numerous commercial spots for a wide range of clients. Offered commentary and the female perspective on the hot topics of the day.
The Needham Cable News: Continental Cablevision, Needham MA 1989-1995
Anchored a live 30-minute cable newscast featuring stories on local government, business, and lifestyle topics. Conducted interviews with political candidates and covered live local elections.
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, Magna *** Laude 1986