Curriculum Vitae

Master of Arts, Cinema Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University 1994 - 1995.
Bachelor of Arts, Humanities, The Johns Hopkins University 1988 - 1992.

Terrapin Academic Consulting. 2010 - present
SAT/ACT tutor and college advisor. Private consultant in all phases of the pathway to college experience: test prep, college essays and applications. Currently partnering with area colleges and high schools for test prep and essay seminars/classes and workshops.

Adelphi University STEP/CSTEP Program. 2012 – present.
Instructor. Created curriculum and currently teaching classes in essay writing and composition, film studies, SAT/ACT prep and pathway to college.

Long Island Pulse Magazine. 2010 - 2016
Staff writer. Writing features covering music, travel and the arts. Award winner for editorial journalism, New York Press Club, Long Island Chapter, 2012.

Hofstra University STEP/CSTEP Program, School of Education.  2010 - 2014. Instructor. Created curricula and taught classes in: journalism, filmmaking, creative writing and literature, composition and essay writing, critical reading comprehension.

The Princeton Review, 2010 - 2013
SAT and ACT Teacher/Tutor. Over 500 hours of classroom teaching and one-on-one tutoring with hundreds of high school juniors and seniors preparing for their standardized tests.

AOL Media, 2009 - 2011
Freelance Journalist, Video Producer/Editor. Over 100 articles and news features for AOL Media/ covering breaking news, sports, business and the arts.

Newsday, 2010 – 2011
Freelance Journalist. Features covering sports, community news, the arts and human interest.

Long Island Pulse Features:
The Pinajian Discovery, 2013
The Ghost of Charming Narcissus, 2013
When Donkeys Fly: The Warmth and Whimsy of Marc Chagall, 2013
The Lyon, the Which and the Warhol, 2013
Lost At Sea, 2012
Cogs and Gears, Dreams and Fears, 2012
New Orleans Dream #118, 2012
Television on the Razor’s Edge, 2012
Lee’s Trip, 2012
Last Charge of the Light Horse, 2012
Kerry Kearney at the Crossroads, 2012
Down the Dusty Back Roads, 2012
Warren Haynes, Restless & Relentless, 2011
At the Edge with Mickey Hart, 2011
Long Island Keeps the Dead Alive, 2012, award winner, New York Press Club 2012

Film & Video:
Built To Last: The Afterlife of the Grateful Dead, Evergreen Productions, director/producer 2012
Tomorrow Never Comes. Video for Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth.,dir./prod. 2012
Bellmore-JFK Boys Varsity Soccer, producer, AOL Media 2010
Lila Martz, Long Beach Tennis,  producer, AOL Media 2010
Long Beach Jazz Fest, producer, AOL Media 2010
"Meet The Chefs," producer, AOL Media 2010
Autumn Leaves, Evergreen Productions, dir/prod. 2009
500% (I Get Busy), Evergreen Productions, dir/prod. 2008
Sequence 01, Evergreen Productions, dir/prod. 2007
Mismatch, dir/prod. – award winner, Huntington International Film Festival 1996

Built To Last: The Afterlife of the Grateful Dead dir./prod. 2010
Assistant to the Executive of Development - The Shooting Gallery 1996
In The Gloaming, Location Scout, HBO Films, Christopher Reeve dir. 1996 (uncredited)
Development Associate for Orienda Films 1995

Built To Last: The Afterlife of the Grateful Dead dir./prod. 2011
Merchant Ivory Productions 1997 (production assistant – uncredited)
Law & Order 1996 (production assistant – uncredited)
Belladona Films 1994 – 1996 (associate producer, first assistant director)

Associate Editor, Technicolor Inc., New York, New York 1995 - 1997
Snapple Campaign - Spike Lee dir.
Mercedes Benz Campaign - David Letterman's WorldWide Pants exec. prod.
Multiple Campaigns for ESPN
G.I. Jane - Ridley Scott dir.

Film Writings - Cinema Studies Program, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University 
“Guns and Guitars: Martin Scorsese and the Male Ethos” 1995
“Light and Movement In Levinson’s The Natural” 1995
“Lemon: A Study in Spectatorship from Muybridge to U2” 1995
“Signage of the Devil: Vietnam, Godard and the Rolling Stones” 1995
“Staring Into the Void: The Mise en Scene of Stanley Kubrick” 1994
“The Other Lethal Weapon: The Cinematic Violence of Sam Fuller and Anthony Mann” 1994

Also frequently published in:
New York Sports Beat
Football Reporters Online
Grateful Web
Relix Magazine &   

Published Poetry
Long Island Sounds Anthology 2009 - North Sea Press
Long Island Sounds Anthology 2008 - North Sea Press
Artists Against Bias - Hofstra University - Tammy Nuzzo Morgan (Suffolk County Poet Laureate), curator
Poetry Log - Fall 2009 - George Wallace (Nassau County Poet Laureate), editor
Max Wheat's Winter Poems 2009
Featured Poet - Troubadour 21 - 2009