Award-winning writer based in Silicon Valley, with nearly 100 published articles in print and online, on topics ranging from education, to social media, to the arts and lifestyles. Named one of 40 writers to follow on Twitter by peers. Experienced small business marketing and social media consultant, Communications Director in nonprofits.
2 feature articles written on assignment for Cal State San Marcos alumni magazine, "Steps." One is an outsanding instructor profile, and the other highlights students in trouble who turned their lives around. I interviewed the students in person on site.
Interview with Kathleen Cook, a lifetime devoted and passionate teacher of religion in the San Jose area, who has been a collaborator in the Center's "Build Plant Grow" program.
A look at the Silverleaf Academy of Arts and Sciences, a unique girls' school in Mission Viejo. Written on assignment.
Short Story published in Redbook Magazine.
Are you looking for creative ideas to promote your business this Valentine's Day? You might find inspiration in the Serenade social media campaign that Heineken ran for Valentine's Day last year. It showed just how far social can scale, given the right timing, elements, tone, and target market alignment.
It's no secret that the PBS drama "Downton Abbey" has taken this country by storm. But how did PBS-an underdog network to high budget competitors like HBO-win such a successful following? There are lessons to be learned here for companies who are looking to use social media to increase brand awareness and grow their reach to new prospects.
ARTS AND CULTURE
Interview with California artist and illustrator Hannah Stouffer.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Guest blogger Carrie-Jaffe Pickett (@carriewriter) is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in e-newsletters, public relations, website copy, and editorial solutions for clients. She blogs about social media and communications at carriewriterblog.com, and her portfolio and other links can be viewed at carriefreelance.com.
Henrietta Lacks would come to be known as one of the most important women in medical history, although her true identity and her story are only being fully discovered now—a sixty-year long revelation in the making.
FOOD, LIFESTYLE, ECO/GREEN
Blog post written on assignment on about the new green chic trend, ficused on luxury market audience.
Health and Fitness
An overview of outdoor yoga in New York City, written on assignment for "Our Town," Manhattan Media Group.
A lifestyles piece exploring how stressed out Silicon Valley dwellers ate finding rrlief in yoga.
Profile of Barbara Weltman, New York entrepreneur, small business expert, and E-Bay specialist
PROFILES AND HUMAN INTEREST
Written for special website content in honor of Ethics Center 30th anniversary. Christina Fialho's life-changing experience as an Ethics Center Hackworth Fellow (2005-2006) impressed upon her not only the importance of ethical reflection, but of transforming thoughts into actions for the greater good.
Written for special website content in honor the the Ethics Center 30th anniversary. Joyce Viloria '03 knows a thing or two about compassion, persistence, and passion for your profession. She observed those qualities in the physicians she shadowed as one of the Center's first health care ethics interns in 2001-2002.
News Highlights article about former Ethics Center Hackworth grant recipient Jeremy Herb '08, national security reporter covering Congress for CNN Politics, who won an Emmy along with his CNN team. The Emmy went to CNN's Russia team that covered Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation.