C.V.

EDUCATION

 

Master of Fine Arts, Wilkes University

Thesis: The Arc of Love: The Importance of Character in Romantic Comedy

Thesis Director: Ken Vose

 

Master of Arts, Wilkes University

Thesis Screenplay: Shady Birch

Thesis Director: Ken Vose

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of the Arts

Thesis Screenplay: A Drink with the Dog

Thesis Director: Jeff Ryder

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Short Story

 

The Bold and the Bee-utiful. Bridging the Gap: East Meets West Writer’s Review, Serenity Books, 2015.

 

 

DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS

 

Articles

 

What the Net Neutrality Vote Means to You,” BridgeMAXX, February 2015. www.bridgemaxx.com/blog

 

BridgeMAXX Internet Peering in Chicago,” BridgeMAXX, March 2015.

www.bridgemaxx.com/blog

 

Freelance on Fleek: Copywriting for the Unglamorous,” Wilkes University, The Write Life Blog, November 2015.

https://wilkeswritelife.wordpress.com

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Wilkes University, 2015

 

CW-616 Writing in Education

Study of Character in Story

 

 

Wilkes University, Summer 2016

 

Creative Writing Workshop: Six-Week Intensive

 

 

Pennsylvania Writer’s Conference, August 2016

 

Comedy Craft Class Instructor

Panelist: Women in Comedy Writing

 

 

DISTANCE LEARNING, SOFTWARE, SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Desire2Learn

Final Draft 9

WordPress

Microsoft Office

Google Analytics

Facebook

Twitter

LinkedIn

Dropbox

Google Plus

 

 

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Reader/Editor, River and South, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 2015

Reader, James Jones Fellowship Contest, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 2015-2017

Reader/Judge, 2nd Annual Arizona Writer’s Conference Writing Competition, 2015

Intern, Etruscan Press, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 2015

Public Relations & Marketing Consultant, Altius Broadband, Maryland 2014-present

Freelance Copywriter, Global Proportions Marketing, Milton, Pennsylvania 2014-present

Freelance Writer, Self-Employed Copywriter, International 2014-present

Production Assistant Intern, WGTW-TV48, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2005

Retail Pharmacy Manager, Philadelphia/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 2002-2013

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

 

Norman Mailer Society Conference, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 2014

HippoCamp Creative Non-Fiction Conference, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2016

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

American Screenwriters Association

 

 

AWARDS

 

2015 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest Quarterfinalist

 

2016 Nashville Film Festival Short Screenplay Contest Winner

 

2016 Writer’s Hotel Attendee – Fiction

 

2017 Nashville Film Festival Comedy Feature Screenplay Contest Finalist

 

REFERENCES

 

Available upon request