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"I went to them and asked them directly, ‘What’s the story? Is this, what we’re hearing from Jordan Fenster
true? What’s the story? And they said, ‘No, no, no, not true,’ and they maintained that all the way through two
years, up until they walked into the courtroom.” - Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton
Writing and narrative
Social media growth
Web and print design
News and brand blogging
Literature and poetry
Senior Writer and Editor
Developed strategy and implemented tactics designed to build ConnCAN's
individual advocacy brand. Created earned media matierials, drafted testimony
and coordinated communications efforts among strategic partners across
New Haven Register
Lead State Politics Reporter/Blogger
Reported for and managed the award-winning CT5thDistrict site,
reportage from which resulted in two federal investigations, and more
than a dozen convictions.
Created new access points and web design for feature and arts content.
Interviewed celebrities (Dolly Parton, 'Weird' Al Yankovik and Bob Weir,
among many others) and helped support New Haven's respected arts
and music community.
The Register Citizen
Transitioned traditional daily news product into 24-hour web-focused
daily news service. Conceived, created, designed and launched five
weekly, local community news products. Integrated social media into
daily news gathering, development and dissemination. Increased
monthly page views 130 percent to over 1.4 million consistently.
Increased monthly unique visitors 120 percent to over 130,000
Long Island Jewish World
Wrote advocacy-focused feature and news copy - investigative,
interview-based articles as well as critiques and editorials. Created
graphic design materials, and designed and executed layouts and
multiple page spreads.
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InDesign, Quark XPress,
Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat,
Microsoft suite, basic HTML,
software and social media.