Hey there. I'm a communications professional bold enough to take the lead, dedicated to detail and ambitious enough to never be satisfied with the status quo.
I've spent several years as a nonprofit's communications director and a few more years working in IT, but I'm a journalist by trade and passion. That includes seven years as an senior editorial staff member and another most of my four collegiate years.
With more than a decade under my belt, obviously I'm more than just the clips posted here. Have any questions? Ask.
Someone once told me "if it's worth doing, it's worth doing right." I'm not sure where the adage originated, but it's spot on. I'm willing to dig in and go the extra mile to properly finish what I start.
Specialties: Interviewing, active listening, analyzing complex details, public speaking, problem solving, guiding coworkers, overcoming challenges and learning.
I'm a mutt of the northeast growing up and call Long Island home for now. Graduated from C.W. Post with a degree in journalism and minor in broadcasting in 2006.
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It's anything but a surprise, but the news industry is failing. The worst of the storm is upon us now. According to the American Society of News Editors, 5,200 daily newspaper reporters lost their jobs in 2009 - the least severe cut since 2007, although it still drives up the total number to 13,500.
A diverse crowd packed the hall at St. Francis Episcopal Church earlier this month with a single shared mission – feed the hungry. Almost 70 guests and presenters attended the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island’s first Feeding Ministry Summit on March 5. Running the gamut of the diocese’s 133 parishes from Brooklyn Heights to Sag Harbor, the contingent filling the North Bellmore church confirmed the need to help...
BABYLON, N.Y. - What makes for a great gift this holiday season? For one Babylon church, it's a large donation with no name on the tag. Rev. E. Clare Nesmith, the priest-in-charge of Christ Church, almost threw it away. The plain white envelope looked like yet another piece of junk mail.
This Lloyd Neck Colonial listed for $3.99 million has water views both inside and out - situated on the Long Island Sound and Huntington Bay, it also features a 290-gallon fish tank inside that is staying with the house.
The state of affairs surrounding Matt Harvey remains as lucid as mud. He will pitch. He won't pitch. He may pitch. He may not pitch. Harvey and agent Scott Boras caught everyone off guard last week with a hard 180-inning limit, and he's already at 166.1 innings.
http://mets360.com/?p=31355 http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2017/02/baseball-blogs-weigh-in-cards-os-as-jays-d-backs-cubs.html This infographic I created from scratch was picked up by MLBTradeRumors, one of the big fish in the bigger pond.
Local guitar maker and absinthe enthusiast shares his passion and collection.
Scientists fight to reverse rising skin cancer rates from tanning.
Guitar maker creates expensive, handmade axes for Rolling Stones' Richards and locals alike.
Minor league pitcher and local kid John Mincone finds a second chance at pro ball in the New York Mets farm system.
Robert Mayer disappears, beginning the ongoing manhunt for the Dix Hills father of two. Meanwhile, neighbors remember a 20-year-old killed crashing into trees.
The Home Depot bomber story is also mine. The rest of that story can be found at http://issuu.com/longislandernewspapers/docs/hhh_full_06_20_13/6.
Forced to reduce nitrogen output by 2014 or be fined, Northport Village seeks funds for necessary upgrades at their sewer plant.
Neighbors, town challenge landlord about illegal apartments.
Numerous lawsuits consume profits for sale of defunct catering hall.
Veterans organizations in Northport clash over fundraising.
Senior Bridgit Ryan scores her 1,000th career point in win.
Court records reveal business owner owed landlord more than $200,000.
United Teachers of Northport and Northport-East Northport School District hammer out the first new contract in two years just in time for the budget vote.
Megan Roethel overdosed on heroin and died. Now her mother is one of many fighting back.
School, scientists, DEA, politicians explore heroin epidemic sweeping region.
Woman fatally crushed under runaway garbage truck
Harborfields clinches perfect season as Cold Spring Harbor watches the playoffs elude them.
County expands life-saving anti-opiate drug to all police officers. Also, legislators hear residents' trials in wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Dry cleaners point fingers as DEC looks for someone to clean up toxic mess.
Northport police officer recalls suspect from rookie days to aid Suffolk County police in robbery arrest 23 years later.
The brother of a slain woman reacts to the court's ruling that her estranged husband pulled the trigger.