Media Experience

Boston Media Solutions Newton, MA // Founder, Jan. 2006 to Sept. 2009

  • Published Needham Business Association’s quarterly tabloid, “Shop Needham First!”. Grew newspaper circulation to 10,000 and increased advertising volume throughout first year of production.
  • Published and promoted “Boston Sports Week,” the prototype for a weekly sports and entertainment tabloid.
  • Designed and maintained AtlanticInQuincy.com, the website of Quincy-based restaurant Atlantic, and LisasOnline.com, the website of a high-end clothing boutique in Needham.

Hermes, Inc. Syracuse, NY // Founder, Nov. 2000 to Dec. 2003

  • Managed more than 200 advertising accounts.
  • Received 16 awards for journalism excellence from the Society of Professional Journalists and the New York Press Association.
  • Participated on behalf of student media in the 2001 Terrorism Seminar at SU, having been recognized for Hermes 9-11 coverage.
  • Developed newspaper workshop for the SPJ 2002 regional conference in Syracuse.
  • OnlineHermes.com voted best student newspaper site in the Northeast and one of the top 13 in the country by SPJ in 2002.

Syracuse Newspapers Syracuse, NY // Intern, May 2001 to Aug. 2001

  • Reported business news within a four-county region of Central New York.
  • Wrote dozens of business profiles and daily news stories. Wrote several A1 stories and Sunday features.

The Daily Orange Syracuse, NY // News Editor, Feb. 1999 to Dec. 2000

  • Managed daily news production of student newspaper.
  • Attended the 1999 Associated Collegiate Press Conference in Atlanta as a nominee for both Reporter of the Year and Story of the Year awards.
  • Recipient of the Anti-Defamation League 2000 Finkelstein Scholarship for Campus Newspaper Editors and buy fertility medications clomid online sent to Israel, Poland and Bulgaria to report on Middle East conflict.
  • Personally interviewed political figures including Pat Buchanan, Ralph Reed and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
  • Reported extensively on the 2000 U.S. presidential election in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Barnstable Patriot Hyannis, MA // Reporter and Photographer, April 2000 to Aug. 2000

  • Wrote weekly news and feature stories.
  • Shot photos to accompany stories.
  • Learned small publication business and worked personally with publisher and editors on newspaper production.

Cape Cod Times Hyannis, MA // Freelancer, Sept. 1997 to July 1999

  • Wrote articles for both the news and business departments on local events, business and the economy, including feature and in-depth stories.