I am a military veteran and world class communicator having worked for 10 years as a broadcast journalist. Prior to that I worked for 5 years in public relations representing Fortune 500 corporations, the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world and the federal government.
--deadline oriented media professional.
--extensive background in sales and marketing.
--excellent customer service skills and dedicated team player.
Licensed Public Adjuster11/2016 to CurrentA. Lipari & AssociatesRonkonkoma, NY
Represented fire victims in the adjustment, preparation and presentation of insurance claims.
Licensed Public Adjuster04/2014 to 10/2016Andrew K. Knox & Co.Toms River, NJ
Represented fire and flood victims in the preparation, presentation and defense of insurance claims.
General Assignment Reporter07/2007 to 07/2014News 12 NetworksWoodbury, NY
Wrote and reported breaking news stories for News 12 Long Island, New Jersey and Westchester. In addition, I also wrote and produced an Emmy nominated weekly segment called On The Job where I performed jobs of local Long Island residents for a period of three years.
Political Reporter12/2004 to 07/2007WRNN-TVNew York, NY
Covered local politics on Long Island and New York City.
Media Relations Specialist08/2000 to 12/2005Medialink WorldwideNew York, NY
Represented Fortune 500 Corporations, International Pharmaceutical Companies and the U.S. Government in media placement strategy.
Aviation Admin.09/1984 to 06/1988United States NavyNorfolk Naval Air Station, VA
Participated in carrier based flight operations onboard USS America that included bombing raids over Libya in 1986. Also worked closely with DEA and U.S. Customs in drug interdiction operations from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico.
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science1992SUNY-Stony BrookStony Brook, NY
Graduate Credits: Broadcast JournalismNYITOld Westbury, NY