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Freelance writer

Philadelphia, PA
September 13, 2018

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Philadelphia, PA *****



Freelance public relations and communications writer who has reported and created copy to tell stories and explain complex matters. Highly successful in pitching stories, creating content, engaging employees, designing and implementing creative media development, production and project management.


Marketing/Editorial writing, reporting

Case Studies/Newsletter Copy/Web Copy

Internal/Corporate/Employee Communications

Marketing Communications, PR, Proofreading


NBM Communications, Philadelphia, PA 2007-Present

Writer, Public Relations, Editor and Copy Editor. Assignments include media relations, web copy, editorial writing assignments, employee communications and project management.

Research and write alumni and general magazine articles, case studies, newsletters, staff profiles, corporate fact sheets, employee relations materials, for Pharmacy Times, Veterinary Practice News, Penn Magazine, Harcum College, Montefiore Health System, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) at Penn; Salus University.

Web writer and proofreader: Penn Medicine ovarian cancer site and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia web site.

Copy writer and proofreader at Crozer-Keystone Health System. Create content including web articles, ghostwriting letters to physicians, magazine articles, employee communications, flyers, speeches, news releases. Post on Facebook and Instagram.

Create and write presentations and talking points for employees and stakeholders at AmeriHealth Administrators, Main Line Health and Salus University; distributed to more than 10,000 employees. Copy edit department materials. Work with the design/print production process.

Proofread and Copy Edit The Bully-Proof Workplace to be published by McGraw-Hill, Summer, 2017.

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Public Relations Specialist 1999-2007

Planned, developed and implemented media and public relations for all 15 divisions in Department of Medicine, pediatrics and neonatology. Served as spokesperson, coordinated and distributed information to local, regional and national consumer, medical and business media.

Introduced Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Personal Health Manager, via local and national media, resulting in 1,200 calls requesting the product during the first week.

Identified speaking venues for physicians. Created direct mail, marketing messages and advertising copy for various events include Big Walk for Little Feet and Galas.

The Arbitron Company (NYC), research, tv/radio ratings company

Manager, Media Relations, promoted from Public Relations Specialist


New York University, New York, NY, B.A.- Sociology, Minor - History and Journalism

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