Seasoned journalist who wants to take communication and interpersonal skills into the public, preferably with a cultural institution.
Strong organizational skills
Self-starter with excellent communication skills
Warm and friendly
Ability to share information with enthusiasm
Energetic work attitude
Proficient at basic math and computer skills
Excellent writing skills
Was President of the New England Culinary Guild for three years; organized events, worked with membership, and kept a 25 year old organization viable.
Have interviewed subjects for over 600 articles for The Boston Globe, and done all pertinent research.
Served on the Board of The Boston Public Market for three years, as the organization finally reached its goals.
Volunteered for LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions); worked front desk and eventually was placed in charge of all volunteers. Informed visitors about exhibitions, performances, and video offerings.
Freelance food, travel and lifestyle writer, 10/1994 to 11/2014The Boston Globe － Boston, MA
Freelance food, travel and lifestyle writer primarily for The Boston Globe, but also for Edible Boston, Westways, Yankee Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, and many other print venues
Contributed to online sites like Daily Candy, Misstropolis and others
Researched and pitched each assignment I received
Self-employed, 07/1981 to 06/1993Script Typing Service － Los Angeles, CAI was self-employed; responsible for obtaining work, meeting clients' deadlines, editing material and reformatting it as needed.Typed screenplays, sitcoms, plays and other manuscripts for seasoned writers and producers meeting all deadlines.
Writers Assistant, 01/1978 to 06/1981The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson － Burbank, CATyped monologue and desk sketches, directed calls and requests for ten writers, coordinated between writers and Mr. Carson's office, licked and sealed the Carnac envelopes.