Patty Morin Fitzgerald
Lifelong editor and journalist dedicated to empowering readers by presenting valuable information in a manner they can best appreciate and use. This often entails interviewing highly educated and powerful subjects and translating the jargon of their fields into language accessible to the largest segment of a target audience.
MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, Cambridge, MA, current
TRUTHOUT.org, online Investigative News site, current
SKYWORD, provides content for Popular Mechanics, other sites, current
Published in NextAvenue.org,The Boston Globe, Mass. Bar Association Journal, Massachusetts Medical Law Report, Lawyer's Weekly, The Boston Herald, The Providence Journal
Layout and Slot Editor
THE BOSTON GLOBE, Boston, MA Layout-Makeup-Slot Editor
Edited articles, designed and created pages and sections with online overlap; performed work as production editor, supervising Life at Home section, often 60 pages; produced pages on deadline in award-winning, 30-page Travel section and neighborhood zones; edited news in daily and local news sections. 1999-2009.
Wallace Law Office, Canton, MA
As a paralegal, wrote case chronologies, prepared and edited documents and did research for firm dealing with family issues. 2010-2011.
Fundraiser and Chief Writer/Editor
Interlock Media, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Composed narrative, donor appeals, blogs, press releases, and client proposals for nonprofit film company. 2009-2010.
Layout Copy Editor
The Providence Journal, Providence, RI
Designed and produced pages and sections in Features and News departments. 1985-1999
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English
University of Massachusetts/Amherst
Center for Legal Studies, Bridgewater, Mass.