With an aptitude in copywriting and an adoration for journalism and publishing, I have combined my expertise and passions into a thriving career. I am an award-winning journalist, copywriter and author from the Jersey Shore. And I am pleased to be a part of the NAIWE team. I hope sharing my experiences and insights can inspire other writers!
As a journalist, my work has appeared in Prevention, Health, HealthDay, FitPregnancy, Parents, Woman’s Day, Spirituality & Health, MSN, Healthline, New Jersey Monthly, Writer’s Digest, The Writer, MediaBistro, and SheKnows. View my online portfolio to see some clips. Prior to becoming self-employed, I worked for The Coast Star, The Ocean County Observer and The Asbury Park Press.
I have used my copywriting and editing skills to create promotional content for brands including Trane, Marriott, Grainger, About.com, AtlantiCare, PetSafe and Verizon, to name a few. am a Certified Professional Resume Writer and is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. In 2018, I became the publisher of Macaroni Kid Central Jersey Shore, a website and weekly newsletter for family fun in the Monmouth/Ocean county area.
A COPYWRITER TURNED AUTHOR
In 2017, I published Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids with Sounds True (illustrations by Susi Schaefer). Mybook, When Talent Isn’t Enough: Business Basics for the Creatively Inclined (Career Press) was released in 2013. I published Ramen Noodles, Rent and Resumes: An After-College Guide to Life with SuperCollege, LLC, in 2008; and Creatively Self-Employed: How Writers and Artists Deal with Career Ups and Downs came out via iUniverse in 2007.
In her spare time, I love going to the beach, paddle water sports, spending time with family and friends, reading, and rooting for the New England Patriots. I frequent Starbucks, where I have yet to find a menu item that I do not like.