Film/Video • Interactive • Print • Nonprofit • Commercial
To see my experience in writing for public-sector organizations including museum exhibit content, go to my Public Education Resume
CORPORATE VIDEOS & TREATMENTS (selected)
Goldbelt Alaska Native Corporation - “Investing in a Bright Future” video
Massport (Massachusetts Port Authority) - Boston Economic Development Plan video
Environmental Protection Agency Wetlands Restriction Program - Program treatment
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center - Elder Services video
State Street Bank - Employee orientation video
Wheelock College – Capital Campaign video
PRINT BROCHURES, PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS, PROMOTIONS
Silver Burdett Ginn
Product brochure for multimedia education series (grades 5-8)
Video Packaging copy
Boston Public Library
Capital Campaign brochure and numerous proposals, including the John Adams Library project
Museum of Science, Boston
Case Statement for $3 million Investigate! Exhibit
Numerous Exhibit & Program Proposals
Digital Equipment Corporation
Over 40 profiles and reports for Digital’s various divisions
Walden Woods Project, Roxbury Community College, Roxbury Community Health Services,
Wheelock College, Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods
Viewbooks, Capital Campaigns, Case Statements, Successful Grant Proposals
FILM AND TELEVISION
WGBH-TV —American Experience public television series treatment on the American Revolution
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues. Writer/Director & Producer.
Television premiere: PBS. Cable premiere: Discovery Channel. Many international festivals. Awards: American Library Association “Ten Best” List. “Best Exploration of Music,” VITAS Film Festival of Contemporary Folk Life and Popular Culture. AFVA Red Ribbon, CINE Golden Eagle, “Superb look at the idiom and its origins....priceless piece of genuine Americana” - L.A. Times. Feature documentary on the women blues artists who brought the Classic Blues into America’s cultural mainstream. National Endowment for the Humanities funded.
The Dozens. Writer/Co-Producer & Director.
Dramatic feature film. Grand Prize Winner, Sundance Film Festival. World premiere: London International Film Festival. Theatrical premiere: Cinema V, New York. Numerous awards, international television broadcasts, and festivals including London, Florence, Mannheim, Hong Kong, Sydney, Thessaloniki. PBS premiere: WNET-13, “Independent Focus” series.
A Little Rebellion Now and Then. Co-writer
Historical Documentary about Shays’ Rebellion and its impact on the making of the U.S. Constitution. Supported by the Mass. Foundation for the Humanities and other New England humanities foundations. CINE Golden Eagle and American Film Festival awards.
The Dean of Thin Air. Editor and Second Unit Director
PBS biographical drama on the philosopher George Berkeley. NEH funded. WSBE-TV produced.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Prophet from the Past. Writer
Biographical documentary about feminist reformer and author. Cambridge Studios.
The Regulators. Co-writer
Feature historical drama on Shays’ Rebellion. NEH scripting grant.
Voices of A Divided City. Editor
One-hour documentary for the PBS series Crisis To Crisis. Blackside produced.
Women's Work. Series. Writer/Director/Producer
Two documentary biographies of women in engineering and management. MIT.
Funded by the National Science Foundation.
Earth Lab. Director & Editor
Numerous magazine segments for this nationally syndicated science television series for children.
ARTS AWARDS and PROFESSIONAL PANELS
• Artist’s Foundation Fellowship • Massachusetts Cultural Council award • Radcliffe Bunting Institute, reviewer • National Endowment for the Humanities, panelist • Cambridge Arts Council, panelist • Mass. Council on the Arts and Humanities, panelist • N.E. Women in Film & Video, founding board member
Skidmore College, B.A. with honors, English Literature
Boston University, M.S., School of Public Communication