How may I help you?

More than 30 years as a journalist. A second career in media relations.

My toolbox is ample: Writing. Editing. Design. Photography. Social media.  Picking a favorite is like picking your favorite child. I enjoy them all. I love them all. I’m ready to share them with you.

Learn more of my background by checking out the following pages:
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Writing

Sports, features and personality pieces dominated my writing in three decades at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Since then, my client list has diversified to include legal, health care and outdoor clients as well.

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Photography

New places. New insights. A new perspective on life and home and abroad. Getting to know people: Infants, children, families, lovers, athletes.

A love of food led to getting lost in my duty to photograph the daily special at McMurphy’s Cafe at St. Patrick Center. A joyful and successful collaboration with Chef Pete Kolich led to publication of “Eat Well. Do good. Recipes from McMurphy’s Cafe.”

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Editing

Crafting and shaping the words of others is like polishing a Maseratti. I’ve worked on websites, magazine articles and journals, both as a line editor and a copy editor. Quick grammar checks. Line editing. Headline writing. Proofing. And books: four and counting.

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What’s on my mind?

Health care’s young leaders think outside the box

Anyone out there who doesn’t have a complaint about health care in America? Anyone? Anyone at all? Didn’t think so. But you could think differently after learning about the Catholic Health Association’s Class of 2018 Young Leaders. The honorees have developed innovative IT solutions, found ways to quantify the benefits of spiritual care, advocate for …