My career started back in the '80s at MTV writing and producing on-air promotion. Since then, I've been a Creative Director for Marketing and Promotion for across the entertainment industry. My production company, Mighty Oak Media, Inc. has produced bts and short form programming for Comedy Central, AMC, FX and Hallmark Channel. (www.mightyoakmedia.com)
On the long form side of entertainment, I've been a writer and producer on Nickelodeon's "Wild and Crazy Kids," and was a staff writer on a short lived NBC series, "Sunday Best."
My feature script, Hear, Boy! won first prize at the 2008 Feel Good Film Festival in Los Angeles. As a director/writer, my short film "78" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
In the arena of literature, my credits include the 2009 E.M. Koeppel Award for Short Fiction for "Rational Actions". I am a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul where you will find my story, "A Little Coaching." Other stories have received finalist recognition from The New Millennium Writings Competition, and the Juniper Creek Writer’s Conference. I've just completed my first novel, "Doctor of the Dark."
A member of the WGA, SCBWI, and NATAS, I have been a writer, producer, and director in entertainment advertising for over 25 years, most recently working at Warner Bros. World Wide Marketing.
Feature Script "Life Support" - Official Selection Northern Virginia International Film Festival
Creative World Awards-Best Comedy Feature Script
L.A. Comedy Fest - Finalist Feature Script
Trindie Fest - Bronze Award, Best Comedy Screenplay
California Independent Film Festival - Finalist Feature Script
Official Selection Indie Fest USA IFF - Feature Script, "Hear, Boy!"
Official Selection Indie Fest USA IFF - Feature Script, "Life Support"
Winner, Dallas Screenwriters' Association, Big Start Screenwriting Contest-Comedy
Feel Good Film Festival - Winner Feature Script, "Hear, Boy!"