About

Profile and Skills

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Born: Brooklyn, NY
Home: Fairfield, IA
Years as a Writer: 25
Degree: B.S. Biology
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Writer and editor of digital and print content including websites, articles, SEO, case studies, blogs, email and more

Comprehensive portfolio of marketing and advertising work

Assisted 40+ organizations in technology, entertainment and education

Developed brands and marketing strategy for organizations from small business to the Fortune 100

Creative writing background as a novelist, playwright, essayist and screenwriter

Experience working with most print and digital media types/channels

Hollywood experience working with Steven Spielberg and as screenplay analyst

Early career experience as a software developer, broadcaster and instructor

My Story

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Business Experience

Background writing for web, print, social, video and email in support of consumer and B2B sales and marketing. Special focus in sustainable technologies, education, IT services, food certification (TIC market), consulting, publishing and entertainment. Writer of marketing collateral, websites, profiles, executive communications, ads, ghostwriting, proposals, video and more. Digitally savvy, CMS skilled, able to assume responsibility for an organization’s full communications needs. Agency and management experience.

Clients have included IBM, Texas Instruments, FoodChain ID, Candle Corp., K12, eFax, Xdrive, Wild Divine, PictureTel, Naviance, Ideal Energy, Iowa State Bank, and others.

Work experience for the U.S. government in contracting at federal agencies including U.S. Dept. of Energy, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Voice of America, U.S. Army and others

Film, Stage and Creative Writing

• Screenplay Analyst, Universal Studios & Twentieth Century Fox, Los Angeles, CA. Evaluated TV and film scripts for directors Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz of Bedford Falls Company and writer/director George Gallo of Sweet Revenge Productions.

•  Contributing Writer, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City Paper, The Iowa Source magazine

•  Playwright, Warsaw, finalist in playwright’s festivals

•  Novelist, Waking Maya, #1 Amazon bestseller in visionary fiction

•  Manager, educational and press literature for the world’s largest Holocaust oral history project, the Shoah Foundation

Skills:

  • Understanding Client Needs 95%
  • Reasoning and Problem Solving Skills 90%
  • Power of Observation 95%
  • Yielding to Limitations 5%