Content Development - Communications - Media Relations

A little synergy goes a long way…

I am an independent consultant who brings together a journalism background with nearly 10 years of experience in communications, content development and international media relations. I have extensive background working abroad and specialize in assisting clients who are seeking to expand their reach and impact for meaningful, lasting social change.

A shifting communications landscape:
Content Development

The demand for creative content—compelling, original, and visually driven material—continues to grow and evolve. I write. I am multi-media savvy. I know my way around social media platforms. I bring these essential skills together to create content and effective storytelling to assist clients in the effort to engage audience and online community.

One size does not fit all: International Media Relations

Successfully mobilizing press abroad requires a tailored approach—especially in developing and BRICS countries. I provide clients with support for media relations, messaging, media campaigns, press events, visits and interviews. I draw from established media networks and practical on-the-ground know-how to assist clients establish their presence among the local press corps and build productive relationships.

Building momentum: Creative Communications

Communications—strengthened by creative strategies—is a powerful force. I work with clients to map innovative partnerships, untapped opportunities and valuable collaborations to raise awareness, visibility and engagement.

And on a final note

I’ve have made a professional commitment to advancing meaningful and positive change—through communications and photojournalism assignments. Many of my clients hail from the non-profit, global health or humanitarian sector. I have worked extensively on issues such as disaster response and recovery, health system strengthening, maternal, newborn and child health, HIV, TB and MDR-TB, malaria, vaccines, human resources for health and health development in low-resource settings. You can find a more detailed outline of my work history on an updated resume.

  • earthquake emergency medical aid response - Haiti
  • health, livelihoods and tsunami recovery - Indonesia
  • maternal mortality and child health - Afghanistan
  • HIV/AIDS prevention and TB treatment - Kenya
  • basic health development programs - Myanmar
  • emergency response, Cyclone Nargis - Myanmar
  • conflict and IDP crisis - Sri Lanka
  • health system recovery - Sri Lanka
  • earthquake emergency response - Indonesia