PO Box 414 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
Public Relations/ Editorial Consultant/ Scriptwriting
APPARENT COMMUNICATIONS (ongoing)
Managed projects for Detroit International Marathon, arts ensembles, Wayne State &
Oakland Universities. Freelance writer for area cable TV, Detroit Free Press, Detroit
News, Washington Post, Oakland Press and national cultural magazines. Scriptwriter
features and television.
HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (2007-present)
Develop content for and design marketing communications. Create and update web
pages; research, write and manage direct marketing pieces, print and radio advertising.
Respond to student queries in person and via phone contact.
Assist with coordination of special events to market the college.
PREVIOUS PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES
Public Relations Manager; Editor/ CEO Speechwriter
THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS
Created marketing plans for major exhibitions.
Acted as museum spokesperson. Supervised media previews/ shoots.
Crafted presentations for the executive directors.
Planned/ created new monthly DIA Magazine; wrote/ edited, supervised design.
Coordinated brochures and donor materials.
THE DETROIT ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Wrote, edited, coordinated production of communications pieces.
Contracted/ supervised vendors. Updated photo library.
Publications: Detroit Zoo Guidebook; Habitat monthly newsletter; annual reports;
Public Communications Associate
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION
Wrote news releases, PSAs; handled media contacts. Managed traveling exhibits.
Wrote newsletters, brochures, conducted photo shoots.
HOMETOWN COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
Wrote and edited monthly magazines, annual city guides. Contracted writers.
Publications included Women’s Health Style & Home Spotlight magazines.
COMMUNITY MEDIA NETWORK
Handled promotion and acted as production liaison for Oakland County public access
Public Information Officer
STATE OF MICHIGAN
Promoted, marketed and produced statewide TV programming.
Experienced on Windows and Mac platforms. Software programs: Word, InDesign,
Publisher, Photoshop, Contribute, PowerPoint, Excel.
Experienced photographer. Videography experience.
Contributor/ member, conservation organizations, 1990s-2000s.
Member, Board of Directors of the Detroit Oratorio Society, late 1990s - early 2000s.
Program/ seminar committees member, the Detroit Producers Association, 1990s.
Volunteer - Detroit Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre, Attic and Fox Theatres, 1990s.
Experience as a music tutor and teacher in public schools and community education.
Experience as a professional musician - Michigan Operate Theatre, metropolitan
Scriptwriting for TV, theatre and film.
Bachelor of Science, Oakland University.
K-12 Teaching Certification, English and Music, Saginaw Valley State University.
Master’s coursework, University of Michigan and Michigan State University.