Edible Finger Lakes, periodiCALS magazine, Cornell Chronicle, Ithaca Times, Trumansburg Free Press, Lansing Ledger, Ovid Gazette, Finger Lakes Wine Gazette, Finger Lakes Wine Country, Bluff & Vine literary review

Writer | Author | Yoga Practitioner

Experienced writer with a knack for finding the story and turning complex research into a compelling read. Particularly skilled in distilling the science of food and wine


CMS and email marketing systems: WordPress, MailChimp

Social media: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook

Mental health advocacy

Design: Canva, Piktochart, Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop.

Public speaking

Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)


Freelance communications specialist
(2011 – Present)

  • News and feature stories for Cornell University news service, research centers, regional magazines, and local newspapers.
  • Author, Finger Lakes Wine Country (Arcadia Press, 2015), an archival photographic history of the first 150-years of grape growing and winemaking in Finger Lakes, New York.
  • Creation of print collateral (brochures, rack cards, case studies).
  • Website content.
  • Media support for local nonprofit, including press releases, media alerts, radio interviews and social media management.

Contract Copywriter/Copyeditor at eCornell
(2013 – 2018)

  • Wrote copy for website, video scripts, landing pages, and email campaigns.
  • Wrote blog posts, social media posts (Facebook and Twitter), press releases, and case studies.
  • Ghostwrote articles by executives and professors for placement in industry publications.

Manager, Marketing & Communications at
Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies
(2009 – 2011)

  • Moved quarterly hrSpectrum newsletter online, wrote and edited articles; and hired and managed freelance writers.
  • Created email marketing campaigns and print collateral.
  • Wrote special reports, conference coverage, and research briefs.
  • Designed and updated website.
  • Connected CAHRS faculty to PR opportunities with B2B and national media.