Writing Portfolio

Editorials:

At Colby-Sawyer College, I was a staff writer and news editor of our newspaper The Courier. During that time, I composed editorials about an  array of subjects. Below are some of favorite of those pieces:

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NYC Conference

Olympics

Reality TV versus The Evening News

 

Blog Posts:

I began my blogging career in 2009, writing reflection pieces and posting occasional content related to country music. Since then, my passion for country music has became the blog’s sole focus. I took my country music writing career to the next level when I was invited to join My Kind of Country, a widely read national country music blog, in 2011. Here are a selection of my favorite pieces:

 102.5 WKLB cancels Sunday Morning Country Oldies

 Album Review: Eric Church – The Outsiders

Album Review: Kathy Mattea – Calling Me Home

Album Review: George Strait – Here For A Good Time

Album Review: Nickel Creek – A Dotted Line

Single Review: Reba McEntire – ‘Going Out Like That’

Book Review: Emma Donoghue – ‘Room’ 

 

Published Work:

A few of my reviews have made their way onto the sites of the artist I was writing about. Often local singers have stumbled upon my blog and asked me to review their most recent work. Links to two of those reviews were posted to the artist’s webpage. Here are those pieces:

Kathy Mattea Concert Review

Shanna Jackman EP Review

Nancy Beaudette ‘Fa La La’ Review

Ultimate Team Players (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center article)

Loretta Lynn Concert Review (on South Shore Music Circus website)

Letter To The Editor – Colby-Sawyer College Alumni Magazine

 

 Other Communications Documents:

Beyond the samples I have given you above, here is a selection of press releases and letters I have written throughout my career:

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BWA LETTER

Pampered Pooch Salon Press Release (Writing Sample)

Winter Blast Press Release

Radio:

At 95.9 WATD-FM, I was assigned the task of writing a promo script for a contest. WATD-FM gives away a free one-year membership to Healthtrax, a local fitness facility. I composed three scripts and Lisa Azizian chose one to turn into their ad. I’ve included the script below. I was solely in charge of the script not the production of the promo.

healthtrax-promo-script

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