Professional Resume

JOURNALISM

Articles, short stories, and columns in national and regional publications including; Lady’s Circle, Woman’s World, Marriage & Family Living and Plano Magazine. At Plano Magazine, served as an editor and staff writer. Published in major Dallas newspapers as a columnist, reviewer and feature writer, holding a staff position at the Texas Catholic newspaper. Worked as a reviewer for ForeWord Magazine, Bloggernews .net and other online review sites.

EDITING

Former editor at Plano Magazine, Clocktower Books, Novel Inc. Freelance editing for several clients including Mary Kay Mueller’s Taking Care of Me: The Habits of Happiness, Making it Home, A Story of Determination by Daniela Sarquiz, and Myth, by Michael Horn. Managing Editor of WinnsboroToday.com, an online community magazine for nine years.

SCRIPTWRITING

Associated with Stephen Marro Productions in New York . Co-authored three screenplays for feature film, Canned Goods, Holding Point and It Doesn’t Take a Hero. Hired as an editor and script doctor for Arrested Development.

Several spec screenplays completed including A Question of Honor, which was a semi-finalist at Sundance. Open Season, which was a Chesterfield quarter-finalist, One Small Victory, Making it Home, and The Benign, co-written with Gary Martin.

There Is a Time and Eternal Affair, one-act plays, were published by International Readers’ Theatre.

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANT

Clients included The Catholic Foundation and the Presbyterian Foundation. Designed and wrote in-house publications and brochures. Wrote and produced a fifteen-minute slide presentation and an eight-minute video, Corporate Benevolence, which aired on KDFW TV, Dallas, an affiliate of CBS. Currently write press releases for Top SEO Marketing and The Trails Country Centre For the Arts.

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Macomb County Community College – Sociology/Psychology
  • Collin County Community College – Graphic Art & Advertising
  • University of Texas at Dallas – Creative Writing
  • Scriptwriting Classes with Filmmaker Joe Camp
  • University of Houston – Conferences & Seminars on creative writing & filmmaking

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