Patty Morin Fitzgerald

Communications Specialist

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.

Experience

Part-Time Editor

MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, Cambridge, MA, current

TRUTHOUT.org, online Investigative News site, current

Freelance Writer

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.

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Paralegal

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

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English

University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Paralegal Certificate

Center for Legal Studies, Bridgewater, Mass.