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UCLA Extension -- Westwood, CA

Instructor for Podcasting for Writers, a 10-week, online course teaching the basics of podcasting and how writer's can make use of this new media to promote and distribute their work. Developed curriculum for the course and acted as instructor.

Independent Writer & Consultant

Columnist/Contributing Editor for ComputorEdge magazine in SanDiego, California. Independent Writer for national computer publications such as LAN Magazine, Network World, Electronic Retailing, InfoText/NetProfit$, Macworld and Wired. Also published in The Los Angeles Times and many regional publications as a columnist. Former Contributing Editor for Office & Computer Journal, a trade show magazine based in New York.

Complete Writing Credits Available Here

Hollywood Online -- Santa Monica, CA

Director of MIS/WebMaster for Internet Web Site with over 400,000 daily hits. Maintained and operated web server (Sun Solaris), managed internal Macintosh network and desktop systems including instruction/training, troubleshooting, repair, remote access and Internet connections. PERL cgi programming, HTML page development, installation and maintenance. Purchasing of hardware, software and services.

Entertainment Communications Network -- Studio City, CA

Manager, Creative Technologist. Conceived, designed and installed various Internet and BBS services including a system to deliver advertising graphics from syndicators to television stations. Responsible for in-house support and maintenance of Internet and BBS servers and a resource for company-wide technology questions.

Walt Disney Imagineering -- Glendale, CA

5 years as Senior Microcomputer Analyst responsible for support and maintenance of Netware and AppleTalk networks, MS-DOS and Apple Macintosh computers.

The Pilgrim Group -- Los Angeles, CA

Network and PC support manager for 80+ node, 4 server Novell Network, end-user training, hardware/software troubleshooting, support and maintenance.

IMC Systems/ESI Street -- Los Angeles, CA

End user training, system manager, programmer for 2400+ user electronic mail and information system devoted to the entertainment industry. Included PC hardware/software support for both IMC employees and on-line customers.

Further Adventures

Columnist/Contributing Editor, ComputorEdge Magazine
Contributing Editor
, Office & Computer Journal,New York, NY
Columnist, Computer Credible, Salt Lake City, UT
Columnist, Small Business Gazette, Bucks County, PA
Technical Editor, Que Books, MacMillan Publishing


Communications, Internet, On-line Services, Networks (Novell & Apple)
Hardware, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Peripherals
Software, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Windows, Unix
People, Support, Training, User Groups, Handholding


Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Theatre Specialization