I am a freelance writer and editor with experience writing news articles, newsletters, annual reports, press releases, web copy, social media posts, patient brochures and speeches.
I have been freelancing since 2000. My past and current clients include nonprofit organizations, hospitals, public relations agencies and consumer and professional publishing companies. I write for the Partnership News Service, run by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, which focuses on addiction prevention, treatment and recovery.
For five years I was the American Lung Association’s Director of Editorial Services, writing their quarterly nationwide newsletter, Lungs at Work, as well as their annual report, patient brochures, and various reports on topics including asthma, the environment and tobacco control. I also wrote for the American Thoracic Society, producing press materials for their annual meeting and writing physician profiles for their monthly newsletter.
I spent two years writing and editing for a daily news service, Medical Tribune News Service, that was part of the New York Times Syndicate. I wrote and edited stories on a tight daily deadline for newspapers and TV and radio stations around the country. Prior to that, I was associate health editor at McCall’s magazine, and freelanced for First for Women magazine.
I earned a graduate degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University.