Communications

I have impeccable writing, editing, presentation, and oral communication skills, an aptitude for presenting complicated information to diverse audiences, and an ability to produce engaging and effective marketing materials.

Content

  • Messaging & branding
  • Web content
  • Features & news
  • Ghostwriting for top administrators
  • Press releases
  • Resumes & cover letters
  • Grant applications
  • Strategic & marketing plans

Buzz: I created an internal brochure highlighting sustainability accomplishments at UMass Amherst that was so compelling the chancellor presented it to the state legislature and Board of Trustees.

Digital campaigns

  • HTML emails
  • Digital newsletters
  • Social media
  • Video campaigns
  • Online advertising

Buzz: My most recent Giving Tuesday fundraising video campaign for the American Indian Graduate Center tripled the annual contributions from the previous year.

Publications

  • Magazines & brochures
  • Invitations & postcards
  • Photo shoot art direction
  • Production director
  • Advertising

Buzz: I authored half the articles in an alumni publication for Hampshire College that was awarded a Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) Gold Medal in the Booklet Category.

Media Relations

  • Press kits
  • Publicity campaigns
  • Author tours
  • Media relationship building
  • Pitching stories to print, radio, television & online news outlets

Buzz: During my first three weeks as public affairs officer at Marlboro College, my pitches resulted in two television features, an NPR news story, and numerous newspaper articles—quite a coup for an institution that had previously received limited publicity.