Editor/Writer, 2013 – Present
Sole Proprietor, Stratford, CT

          Editor, 2014 – Present
          Natural Awakenings (New Haven/Middlesex Counties Edition), New Haven County, CT

  • Edit news briefs, short articles and calendar listings for the monthly holistic living print publication. 

          Newsletter Editor, 2014 – 2020
          LRP Media Group (formerly Professional Media Group), Trumbull, CT

  • Created daily and weekly e-newsletters summarizing education news stories and industry updates. Interviewed school superintendents and education business leaders. Wrote feature and short articles for District Administration, a print magazine for K-12 public school administrators. Collaborated with editorial director and team on editorial direction and assignments.

          Editor, 2013 – 2019
          Natural Awakenings (Fairfield County Edition), Fairfield County, CT

  • Wrote and edited articles, publisher’s letters, news briefs and calendar listings for a monthly holistic living print publication. Collaborated with Natural Awakenings publishers on editorial direction during annual retreat.

          Facebook Coordinator, 2013 – 2015
          Holistic Moms Network, Caldwell, NJ

  • Oversaw more than 100 Facebook pages/groups and provided administrative social media support for a holistic living member organization's local chapters.


​​​​​​​​Editor, Shalom New Haven, 2019 – 2021
Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, Woodbridge, CT

  • Wrote and edited original content for a bi-monthly print publication, weekly e-newsletter and online news page, including press releases, articles and marketing collateral.
  • Generated the organization’s editorial calendar and provided editorial direction in collaboration with the editorial board.
  • Sourced and edited content from Jewish congregations and agencies; internal sources; and local, national and international news channels.

Business Administrator, 2011 – 2013
Paragon Clinical, LLC, Stratford, CT

  • Human Resources: Developed human resource policies. Administered payroll management, including 401k and employee benefits.
  • Accounting: Handled accounts payable and receivable for business.
  • Business Management: Designed and implemented various tools and processes for regular business analysis and to facilitate company growth. Collaborated to transition the company through a business model change. Handled various research projects as needed.
  • Contracts: Created and modified facility contracts, coordinated with business development and clinical team on contract terms, and communicated with facility management personnel on invoicing and contract matters.
  • Billing: Oversaw nurse practitioner and physician credentialing. Coordinated with billing company to ensure maximum payment.
  • Software Management: Provided technical training and marketing support for company’s outcomes tracking software.
  • Marketing/Communications: Collaborated with business development and operations on communications efforts, including internal communications, marketing collateral and speaking engagement procurement. Collaborated on development of several websites.

Communications Consultant, 1999 – 2012

  • Editing: Compiled news updates from media, software and technology sources in a weekly e-publication for Connecticut Digital Media Business Network (2010 - 2011) and The Fortex Group. Coordinated communications projects (2009 - 2011), including report preparation.
  • Public Relations/Marketing Communications: 
    • Handled press releases, media outreach, event representation and marketing communications for various organizations and businesses, including Shakesperience Productions, Stratford Arts Festival, VFW Post 9460, SquareWrights, Cavalry Brewing, Red Poppy Marketing and others.
    • Oversaw media relations, social media and other communications for Connecticut's Festival! Stratford. Collaborated with advertising committee on website content as PR/communications committee manager and executive committee secretary (2010 - 2011).
    • Collaborated on communications, administrative, voter coordination efforts, events and community outreach for Stratford Democratic Town Committee in Stratford, CT (2009 - present). Served as secretary (2010 - 2012). Served as a communications committee member for a mayoral election campaign (2009).
    • Managed media outreach and website content for a grassroots effort to clarify local political candidates’ positions for ShakespeareProperty.org (2010).
    • Served as Entrepreneurial Woman’s Network's (EWN) Co-VP of External Communications (2008 - 2009). Maintained media contact to distribute press releases and calendar listings to media outlets for increased exposure for bi-monthly events. Maintained database of coverage. Developed communications guidelines. Collaborated with internal communications to cohesively improve website and social media presence.
    • Served as EWN’s Co-VP of Membership and Hospitality (2002 - 2004). Promoted membership, acted as first contact for guests and members’ questions, and developed communications material with hospitality and marketing committees. Coordinated volunteer scheduling, conducted committee training, encouraged guests to join, and coordinated marketing material dissemination.
    • Co-managed "Digital Media 360º: A Focus on Web Video and More" webinar/workshop (2009) for Women in Cable Telecommunications New England, Boston, MA.

Editor, Cynopsis: International, 2004 – 2008
Cynopsis Media, Shelton, CT

  • Synopsized material and verified legitimacy of sourced materials on daily deadlines for five years for Cynopsis: International, an online international television trade news publication. Served as primary contact for edition with industry sources to conduct interviews and develop brand image.

Owner/Practitioner, 1999 – 2006
Flowing Energy, Norwalk and Stratford, CT

  • Practiced as a nationally certified reflexologist and holistic health practitioner, providing services in two office settings, corporations, hospitals and event locations.
  • Handled all administrative tasks, including maintaining budgets, expenses, office supplies, calendars, filing systems, client database and mailings.
  • Managed marketing and media relations, including press releases, event and workshop coordination, multiple website management, article and presentation writing, and other printed marketing collateral (brochures, fliers, postcards, presentations, advertising). Maintained relationships with clients and business contacts through consistent online and social media communications, weekly networking events and newsletters.
  • Co-founded (2001 - 2003) and served as first President (2003 - 2004) of RACT, a professional association providing members with education, support and networking. Defined agendas and led board meetings and training. Co-managed the association’s events, website, internal and external communications, contact database and assets. Acted as spokesperson and collaborated with other state and national associations. Worked with board members to attract members and volunteers to form RACT and throughout its first year and create activities to maximize communications with members and external sources.

Communications Professional