I am a graduate of the Newhouse Communications School at Syracuse University. My professional experience includes being a reporter, a publicist, an advertising executive, and a screenwriter. All of those careers require the ability to express thought in a clear and dynamic way. My tutoring experience includes: teaching grade school Korean children basic English; mentoring aspiring film and television writers; and home schooling my own kids - who all got into top universities. I feel strongl... [more]
I've been a professional wordsmith ever since graduating journalism school. First, I was an award-winning news reporter. Then came a stint on Madison Avenue, where I was the creative director/copywriter on a hugely successful automotive ad campaign. Most recently, I was a script doctor in Hollywood, where it was my job to make other writers look good. Essential to all these writing disciplines is the ability to express a thought in a clear and compelling manner. I can teach a student to do that.
Award-winning journalist Ad agency head copywriter Hollywood script consultant
I am an award-winning journalist, advertising copywriter, Hollywood script consultant, and most recently -- I wrote and produced a critically acclaimed play which premiered in Charleston.
I was the Creative Director and head copywriter in the NY ad agency: Lambert, Dale & Bernhard. I mentored several Hollywood screenwriters, and five of my own screenplays were optioned.
I am the president of a motion picture production company. I was a consultant to Scriptwrights, a screenwriting workshop in Studio City, CA. I currently have three film projects under option. One of my projects was set up at Paramount.