Resume

Experience:

Freelance writer/editor
Lowell, MA
March 1996 - present
full-time March 2000 - present
Publications include IEEE Spectrum, Technology Review, Discover, Nature Photonics, Communications of the ACM, Xconomy.com, Lincoln Laboratory Journal. (See Publications)
Associate Editor - Laser Focus World
Nashua, NH
November 1998 - March 2000
Researched and wrote technology stories for monthly trade magazine and business stories for biweekly newsletter and website.
Coordinated and edited special report on optical communications.
Solicited and edited technical features.
Assistant Editor, Technology - Laser Focus World
Nashua, NH
April 1998 - November 1998
Researched, wrote, and edited for monthly trade magazine and biweekly newsletter.
Writer/researcher - Discover Magazine on Discovery Channel
Boston, MA
June 1996 - June 1997
Researched and wrote story proposals for Emmy-nominated weekly science magazine series.
Generated ideas for stories and episodes, including "Fatal Flaws," aired 1/21/98.
Helped rewrite and fact-check scripts.
Research assistant - Douglas Starr, co-director, Boston University Science Journalism program
Boston, MA
September 1995 - May 1996
Researched material for "Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce."
Health and education reporter - Bristol Press
Bristol, CT
May 1993 - August 1995
Covered health, social services, hospitals, and schools, for 21,000-circulation daily newspaper.
Reporter - Bristol Press
Bristol, CT
September 1992- August 1993
Editor - Bedford Minute-Man (Beacon Communications)
Bedford, MA
January 1990 - August 1992
Editor - Inside Westboro (Beacon Communications)
Westboro, MA
August 1989 - January 1990
Started up twice-weekly newspaper.
Assistant editor - Billerica Minute-Man (Beacon Communications)
Billerica, MA
May 1988 - August 1989
Reporter - The Beacon (Beacon Communications)
Maynard, MA
November 1987 - May 1988
Editorial assistant - Publications Office, University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
June 1984 October 1987

Education:

M.S. in Science Journalism
Boston University, Boston, MA
January, 1997
B.A. in English
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
May, 1986

Memberships:

American Society of Journalists and Authors
National Association of Science Writers
New England Science Writers – Steering Committee

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