Skills and Endorsements

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As a communications professional, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many highly accomplished editors and clients. The organizations I’ve stuck with are those that have allowed me to do the kind of work I love and to do it with some of our industry’s most talented, generous, and kind people. A few of those people have been gracious enough to endorse me and my work. You can read those endorsements below and see others on LinkedIn. But first, here is a summary of my skills, awards, and experience.

Content production skills

  • Communications: project management, creative direction, writing and editing content, public relations, media relations, marketing, promotions, graphic design, film production
  • Journalism: enterprise reporting; commentary; narrative journalism; interviews; profiles; copy-editing; photojournalism, videography, film and book reviews

Technical skills

  • Content Production: Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite
  • Programming: Proficient in HTML, HTML5, Dreamweaver; familiar with JAVA,  JavaScript, UNIX
  • Content Management Systems: Drupal, WordPress, Blogger, Moveable Type
  • Social Media Platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Storify, LinkedIn, Google+

Administrative skills

Team Leadership and mentoring; creative direction; project design and management; website design, launch, management; grant writing and reporting; entrepreneurship and small business management; event planningand management; media relations

Awards and fellowships I’ve received

  • EPA – Third place, Freelance Article, 2013; First place, General Website (Urban Faith), 2012; Finalist, Devotional, 2008; First place, Cause of the Year, 2006.
  • RNA – Second Place, Commentary, 2013; Finalist, Commentary, 2012.
  • Gralla/Brandeis Fellowship on Judaism, 2008.

Awards I’ve judged

  • Christianity Today Book Awards, 2004-2010.

Outlets that have published my work

On Faith, Sojourners, The High Calling, Urban Faith, The Huffington Post, Jersey Shore Patch, Faith & Leadership, Christianity Today, The North Parker, Facts & Trends, Turner Wellness Media, Slate, First Things, The Other Journal, Patheos, Image Journal “Good Letters.”

Outlets that have interviewed me

Articles of mine that have been included in anthologies

Books that bear my professional mark

 Professional affiliations

Education

  • General Assembly, Visual Design Certificate, 2015
  • Brookdale Community College, Webmaster program, 2012-2013
  • Rutgers University School of Communication and Information, summa cum laude B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies (with Life Sciences emphasis), 1997
  • Eastern Mennonite University, Visual Art and Design major (with Life Sciences emphasis), 1982-1984

Endorsements

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