As a copywriter, I pride myself on being able to tell compelling stories that connect to the intended audience using the clarity, precise detail, and measured tone you would expect from an experienced writer.

My services range from feature articles to blog and web copy, with a specialization in collateral materials such as brochures, special publications, and newsletters. Contact me at for rates and availability.

Newer Clips:

If Kids Built a City: Possibilities for Play in Pittsburgh, PA, a fantastic Grable Foundation–funded publication looking at the many opportunities for play in Pittsburgh. I had the pleasure of working on this project with Root + All communications consulting firm.

Pittsburgh Visions, a lovely hardbound book showcasing Pittsburgh, for which I had the pleasure of writing over a dozen profiles of local organizations and businesses.

“Driven,” a feature story for Robert Morris University’s alumni magazine.

-Several profiles and feature stories for Saint Vincent College’s alumni magazine. (See here, here, and here.)

Past Clips:

Cover story for recent issue of Inside CGS, written for the University of Pittsburgh’s Marketing Communications department.

Case studies for the Remake Learning Playbook, an ambitious Sprout Fund–orchestrated project aimed at sharing the successful strategies and approaches from Pittsburgh’s educational community with administrators and educators nationwide.

-Blog posts for the Winchester Thurston school’s City as Our Campus blog: students’ oral-history project in Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District neighborhood; and a roundtable event on immigration, held at the school.

-Multi-page web copy, brochure, sales letter, and prospectus.

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Project report on a public-health initiative carried out by a large health provider.

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Feature story for the University of Pittsburgh’s Alumni Connections newsletter on (then-new) football head coach Todd Graham.

-Four profiles for the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network, an initiative of local nonprofit The Sprout Fund. See profiles hereherehere, and here.

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“Frequently Asked Questions” page for American Economic Review website.

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-Feature story, “Google glass and greenhouses,” for Kidsburgh.

-Press releases for the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Public Affairs, concerning a variety of subject areas and issues, including education, public policy and local governance, international diplomacybusiness, and law, among others.

Many, many articles for the Pitt Chronicle, the University of Pittsburgh’s campus wide newspaper. These include feature stories, profiles, and press releases edited to inform the campus community about various university initiatives, achievements, and upcoming events.

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-A number of articles for Pitt Magazine, the University of Pittsburgh’s alumni magazine.

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Below is a selection of some favorites:

“Two Lives, Many Gifts.” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“Chaje!” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“Common-Sense Philosophy.” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“The Pitch.” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“Sword Play.” Pitt Magazine, Summer 2009. PDF.

“Songs of Zzzz” and “Creative Steps.” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“Puzzled.” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“Ghost Walk.” Pitt Magazine. PDF.

“Red, White, and New.” Pitt Magazine, Fall 2009. Online here.


How can I apply my experience, skill, and knowledge to help you with your communications project? Reach out using the contact form below.