Award-winning writer/editor, marketing professional with a positive, easy-going attitude, I have the ability to remain calm until every last T is crossed.
I spent several years in the trenches as a newspaper journalist; I still occasionally bleed ink, know the AP Styleguide by heart and deadlines remain sacrosanct to me.
My firm belief is that a strong writer can adapt to any genre.
News coverage on the fight to overturn the Texas so don’t law
Executive summary of infusion nursing services
Case study created for RFP response
Man starts fishing & hunting fundraiser for cancer research
Lower Leg Fractures, Shin Splints and Stress Frac tures: Athletes, women and weekend warriors alike are prone to these problems In sports columns, the injuries are often described as "horrific" and watching professional athletes like Kevin Ware, Joe Theismann, and most recently, Paul George, suffer tibia and fibula fractures can be brutal.
Healthcare / Science
Annual Report - Winter 2013 Taiping Chen, Ph.D., started reading medical research in college while pursuing a master's degree in immunology in his native China. He hasn't stopped, but now he's writing it, too. And he hopes his research will right the wayward course of genes that form disease.
Employee publication article about the breast center at MD Anderson Cancer Center
Technical Writing / Editing
Case study used as a sales piece written while at Viverae
Example of manuscript editing while working at UT Med School. Primary investigator acknowledged my work in the published paper.
Publication managed from concept/pitch to story assignments and editing.
What motivates a new ovarian cancer foundation to bestow its inaugural grant to MD Anderson? "We chose the Moon Shots Program because it gave us hope, and that can be challenging to find when we're talking about advanced ovarian cancer," says Buck Dodson, president and executive director of the Susan Poorman Blackie Ovarian Cancer Foundation, an organization founded by and named for his mother.
For Sheila and Jordan "Jerry" Reese of Houston, the connection to Making Cancer History ® goes far deeper than her membership on the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors. Inspired in part by the care Jerry's mother received at the institution, the couple recently donated $500,000 to support the Breast and Ovarian Cancers Moon Shot.
Article about a donor appreciation event at UT Health Science Center at Houston
Promotional / Marketing Collateral
Ghostwritten newsletter for GRC Direct
Designed and written for local high school program