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Award-winning communications and marketing professional with proven experience developing and executing deadline-driven programs and campaigns, coaching and collaborating with team-members and key stakeholders, and building and maintaining community relationships. Skilled interpersonal communicator able to lead, train, and motivate others to be their professional best.

  • Communications leadership & strategy
  • Organization
  • Strategic planning & program management
  • Relationship building
  • Brand-building strategies
  • Omni-channel storytelling
  • Marketing and donor campaign messaging, management, and stewardship
  • Spokesperson/public speaking
  • Research, writing, and editing
  • Team leadership, training and development
Morning Edition Host & Senior Producer of News, 08/2015 - Current
  • Host, produce, and publish on-air and online interviews and conversations with experts, newsmakers, business, and community leaders on Morning Edition, The Point, and The Point News Roundup.
  • Collaborate with the news team to convert on-air content into web posts, e-newsletter items, and social media posts.
  • Conceive of, develop, and assign multimedia content to engage listeners and increase audience numbers.
  • Maintain deep knowledge of regional issues and cultivate relationships with stakeholders.
  • Participate in events and stewardship projects for station supporters and donors to increase support and membership.
  • Train, manage and collaborate with a producer and engineer.
Assistant Director of Development Communications, 09/2013 - 08/2015
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution City, STATE,
  • Managed the production and distribution of memos, newsletters, email updates, annual reports, and other forms of print and digital communication.
  • Directed and collaborated with teams on special projects and daily operations, including the design and implementation of a donor-facing website and the Institution's general website, and the development of a white paper.
  • Complied with precise schedules by completing thoughtfully researched, accurate, on-time work.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive working relationships with colleagues, freelance personnel and vendors.
  • Established budgets and tracked expenses.
News Director & Director of Public Affairs Programming, 09/2012 - 09/2013
Cape Cod Broadcasting City, STATE,
  • Managed a staff of five and participated in the hiring process for new staff.
  • Directed story selection, writing and editing dynamic content for newscasts with a hyper-local focus.
  • Coached staff on skills from story production, to on-air presentation, to cultivating and maintaining relationships with community stakeholders and newsmakers.
  • Researched, booked, co-hosted and produced a weekly one-hour public affairs show.
  • Collaborated with a team to design and develop the news portion of the station's new website.
  • Developed and implemented policies including newsroom ethics manual.
Education and Training
Masters of Science: Journalism, Print and Radio Journalism, Expected in 2009
Boston University - Boston, Mass
Status -
: Student Fellowship, Expected in 2008
International Radio And Television Society - New York City,
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Spent a summer in New York City networking with communications and marketing executives learning how to listen to and strategically engage with audiences, develop and deliver compelling content across platforms. Interned at New York Public Radio.

Bachelor of Arts: Social Thought and Political Economy, Anthropology, Expected in 2003
University Of Massachusetts - Amherst, Mass
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  • Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Activities and Honors

Community Leadership Institute 2020 Cohort

  • Collaborated with about 20 cohort members to design, coordinate and execute a video to confront racism on Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Young Professionals Member and Volunteer 2010-2020

  • Volunteered on Development and Summit Committees.
  • Developed marketing and donor campaign material for CCYP's Next Ten Campaign at the organization's 10th birthday.
  • Member of CCYP's first Shape Your Cape Summit Committee and host of the event.
  • Founding member of CCYP's Giving Circle
  • Volunteer at Back to Business Bash.

Edward R. Murrow Award, Radio Television Digital News Association


Part of a team honored for its work covering race, racism, equity and inclusion across radio and digital platforms in 2020.

Newscast Award, Public Media Journalists Association


Excellence of CAI's Morning Edition local newscast, May 19, 2020.

Edward R. Murrow Award, Radio Television Digital News Association

Breaking News regional award for coverage of the tornadoes that touched down on Cape Cod in July, 2019.
Best Collaborative Effort (2nd Place), Public Radio News Directors Incorporated
Series: "Are We Ready: Hurricane Preparedness on Cape Cod and the Islands," in collaboration with the Cape Cod Times, August 6-10, 2018.

Cape Cod Foundation Scholarship Committee 2014 & 2019

Evaluated applications for scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors and current college students.

40 Under 40 Award, Cape & Plymouth Business
Recognized for dynamic leadership at an extraordinarily young age.

Gabriel Award, Catholic Broadcasters Association
June 2017

Conceived of, developed, and lead reporting on the five-part series, “Our Mortal Lives: Confronting Death and Dying.”
Host, Enterprising Women Conference

2016, 2017

Master of Ceremonies for the premier women’s business event on the Cape and South Shore.

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School Attended

  • Boston University
  • International Radio And Television Society
  • University Of Massachusetts

Job Titles Held:

  • Morning Edition Host & Senior Producer of News
  • Assistant Director of Development Communications
  • News Director & Director of Public Affairs Programming


  • Masters of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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