Education

Degrees

Master of Fine Arts in Poetry
Fairleigh Dickinson University Graduated August 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Film, Radio & Television Production
William Paterson University
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, May 2008

Associate of Arts in Journalism
Associate of Arts in Communication

Cumberland County College
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, May 2006

honors

Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honor Society: Member, 2007-2008

Talerico Poetry Contest, William Paterson University: Honorable Mention, 2008

Talerico Poetry Contest, William Paterson University: Second Place, 2007

STARS II NJ Scholarship, full tuition, 2006-2008

STARS NJ Scholarship, full tuition, 2004-2006

Phi Theta Kappa: Member, 2004-2006

Better College Newspaper Contest, New Jersey Press Association: Second Place, Two Year College Enterprise/Investigative Reporting, 2005

experience

Publicist & Associate Editor. Serving House BooksApril 2017 to present.

Assistant Editor. Catalyst Inc.New York, New York, December 2016 to present.

Freelance voice actor & audiobook narrator. Various, July 2015 to present.

Freelance writer & copy/content editor. Various, June 2010 to present. 

Adjunct professor of Film Studies. William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, September 2013 to May 2015.

Web copywriter. William Paterson University, Communication Department, Wayne, New Jersey, August 2008 to May 2014.

Columnist, “The Human Impact”: weekly column centering on environmental issues. Verona-Cedar Grove Patch, Verona/Cedar Grove, New Jersey,  October 2010 to December 2010. 

Freelance reporter. Glen Rock Gazette, Glen Rock, New Jersey, March 2010 to March 2010.

"Beatles Corner" segment host & producer. Britsound, nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast, July 2009 to December 2009.

Co-host, writer, interviewer. Newlygreens on the Radio, weekly radio show and podcast, September 2008 to 2010.

Co-owner & Producer. Killer Goose Films, Manville & Towaco, New Jersey, October 2008 to present. 

Station Manager & DJ. WPSC 88.7FM, Wayne, New Jersey, August 2008 to December 2016.

Co-editor-in-chief. L’Esprit, Cumberland County College Literary Magazine, 2006.

Reporter > editorial writer > page layout designer > feature section editor > editor-in-chief. The Voice, Cumberland County College newspaper 2004-2006.

Works

Films

"Someday You'll Be My Wife." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2016. Writer/director.

"Haunted Heart." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2015. Co-writer.

"Rack 'Em Up." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2014. Co-writer. 

"Fuzz." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2013. Co-writer.

"Three Guys, One Hole." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2012. Co-writer.

"Feed A." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2012. Story.

"Redistribution." Short Film. Killer Goose Films. 2012. Co-writer.

Poetry

“Ladies in the Waiting Room”. Poem. Mad Rush Magazine, Vol. 1. Winter 2012.

JOURNALISM

“Hilltop Conservancy Says Deer Culling Benefits Forest”. Article. Verona-Cedar Grove Patch. November 2010.

“Thinking Beyond the Pulp: Local Orthodontist on Quest for a Paperless Office”. Article. Verona-Cedar Grove Patch. November 2010.

“Elementary School Students Helping to Make Verona Idle-Free”. Article. Verona-Cedar Grove Patch. November 2010.

“Halloween Doesn’t Have to be Scary for the Environment”. Article. Verona-Cedar Grove Patch. October 2010.

“Death and the Environment”. Article. Verona-Cedar Grove Patch. October 2010.

County drops soccer field plans in Glen Rock”. Article. Glen Rock Gazette. March 2010.

“Glen Rock is at the heart of college student’s short film”. Article. Glen Rock Gazette. March 2010.

Glen Rock Borough Council to mull senior housing options”. Article. Glen Rock Gazette. March 2010.

“Live Band Review – Adelante”. Article. Inferno art newspaper. Vol. 4, Issue 6, November-December 2006.

“Live Band Review – D.O.G.”. Article. Inferno art newspaper. Vol. 4, Issue 5, September-October 2006.

“Live Band Review – LaMora”. Article. Inferno art newspaper. Vol. 4, Issue 4, July-August 2006.

Volunteer Positions

Passaic County Film Commission, June 2014 to June 2015.

software I'm friendly with

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