Seasoned educator, editor, writer and multimedia producer with experience in printand online. Experienced in developing course content and teaching a variety of multimedia applications including Photoshop, Flash, SoundSlides, FinalCut, Audacity,web content management systems such as WordPress, and data visualization toolswith a focus on multimedia storytelling. Part of team that launched boston.com, the
Boston Globe’s award
-winning regional web site.
, Journalism, Columbia University, 1982.
, Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, 1979.
RELEVANT EXPERIENCEBoston University
Associate Professor of the Practice, Multimedia Journalism
Teach intro and advanced multimedia journalism courses focused on writingspecifically for the web, production of multimedia including photo galleries, audioslideshows, video and data visualization. Oversee production of long-form projectsin advanced class with heavy emphasis on visuals and advanced storytellingtechniques. Created partnership with Patch.com to provide intro course studentswith opportunities to have their work published online. Revised, updatedcurriculum. As program director, offer input on hiring of adjunct faculty and serve asadvisor to journalism faculty on issues related to multimedia. 2009-present.Committee Assignments/Service
Co-chair Online News Association Conference
, September 2011, Boston:Served as co-chair of the annual convention of the premier professionalorganization of journalists who work in online news.
, Journalism department, Boston University: Serving oncommittee tasked with revising and updating undergraduate and graduatecurriculum. 2011-2012
Multicultural Advisory Committee
, Boston University, 2010-present
Faculty Liaison, New England Scholastic Press Association, 2009-present
Judge, Toner Prize for Political Reporting, Syracuse University, 2011-present
Guest Faculty, Cape Cod Writers Conference, August, 2011
Journalist in Residence, Department of JournalismAs term faculty, taught a variety of basic and advanced journalism courses includingInteractive News, Online Publishing, Newsgathering, Copy Editing and Design forprint and web, Images of News (included multimedia labs), and History of