Assistant Managing Editor/Consulting Editor
Pennsylvania Medical Society, Harrisburg, PA (9/91-3/99)
Wrote news and feature articles for Pennsylvania Medicine, a monthly magazine distributed to 18,000+ Pennsylvania physicians. Interviewed physicians and governmental officials, and worked with Society leaders and staff to develop articles. Worked with contributing authors and freelance writers to prepare articles for publication. Edited and proofread magazine.
Publicity Coordinator (volunteer)
Hershey Symphony Orchestra, Hershey, PA (6/94-5/96)
Developed and implemented overall marketing plan; wrote press releases and solicited publicity for concerts and fundraising events; developed, wrote, and supervised production of solicitation materials and advertising.
Director of Communications
Pennsylvania Health Care Association, Harrisburg, PA (8/90-9/91)
Coordinated public relations efforts, including news releases, press conferences, special events, quarterly magazine, and direct-mail brochures. Solicited advertising for publications.
U.S. Men's Clay Court Tennis Championships, Charleston, SC (2/89-8/89)
Managed day-to-day operations of tennis tournament office. Oversaw production of publications and advertising solicitation for tournament program. Managed computerized ticket sales, including processing orders and reports, and maintaining mailing lists. Assisted with overall marketing efforts, site operations, and volunteer organization.
Penn State Continuing Education, Hershey, PA (10/86-2/89; 1/90-7/90)
Managed all aspects of publications production, including editing, proofreading, typesetting, layout, and cover design for 350-400 educational program brochures per year. Coordinated special advertising and direct-mail marketing efforts. Worked with printers to coordinate printing schedules and troubleshoot problems.
Municipal Correspondent (freelance)
The Daily News, Lebanon, PA (8/85-11/89)
Attended local government meetings and wrote related articles.
Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
Bachelor's of Arts, May 1986
Double Major: English Communications and Business Management