Stringer for Reuters – the world’s largest international multimedia news agency.

olumnist and Freelance Writer for the The Democrat and Chronicle a daily Gannett newspaper out of Rochester, NY. My weekly print column “West Extra” runs in the Our Towns West section.  My articles have appeared in the following sections: Local, Front Page, Sports, Living, HerRochester, Business, and RocFlavors.

Writer for Rochester Woman Magazinea monthly magazine that highlights accomplished women from Rochester, NY.  Here are some of my cover stories:

Ginny Ryan, anchorwoman, WHAM Channel 13Joan Lincoln, fashion entrepreneur, April 2013

Former full-time newspaper reporter for Messenger Post Media

Freelance writer for Rochester specific magazines in the Buffalo Spree Publications group – 2012 Rochester Medical Resource Guide; 2012 Rochester Beauty Book; and 2012 Rochester Holiday Shopping Guide.


  • I am a regular contributor to the “Moms Blog” on the Democrat and Chronicle’s HerRochester online magazine. See my posts here.
  • In 2011 I was an Ambassador and blogger for MVP’s Health Care’s Generation Go! 

Other Magazines (print)

Reflections Magazine of the College at Oneonta (Fall 2011) Cover Story: Soaring: Applications, Selectivity, and Student Satisfaction at Record Highs Mothering Magazine (May June 2009) Letter to the Editor: “Royal Treatment for Nursing Mom” Real Simple (January 2008)

Blurb: “Your Words – My Favorite Product”

Parents (July 2007) Blurb: “It Worked for Me” Fit Pregnancy (May 2005) Article: “Sweet Reward” “On Nov. 4, 2001 I delivered a beautiful baby boy, 7-pound, 8-ounce Brice Arthur. Today, when I look at him, I feel so grateful to everyone who helped me through my pregnancy. I couldn’t believe how weak HG [Hyperemesis Gravidarum] made me, but in its aftermath, I feel like I can endure anything.”

SHAPE (March 2001)

Article: “Watch For Curves”

“Most importantly, I’ve learned that if anyone insults my body I won’t automatically turn to losing weight. Instead, I’ll lose them.” (July 29, 2002) U.S. News & World Report (July 29, 2002) Letter to the Editor – “Coping With Anorexia” “To vulnerable young women, these photos are something to strive for, not abhor. I applaud you for showing a real portrait of anorexia with words—not images.” The Crescent (Spring 2001) Article: “One Gamma Phi Beta Making an Impact”