PUBLISHING 

Grove Press  
Assistant Editor:  Worked with and helped edit books/plays/poetry by Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet, Alan Ginsburg, 

Random House
Associate Editor:  Worked with and helped edit books by Eldridge Cleaver, Stokely Carmichael, Dr. Robert Lipton, Abby Hoffman.  Edited the Cox Commission Report on The Columbia Student Riots; edited and contributed a piece to Sisterhood is Powerful by Robin Morgan.


TRANSLATIONS  

•Translated from the French Patrice Lumumba: The Last Fifty Days by G. Heinz (Grove Press, 1967).

• Translation Editor of Ho Chi Minh: A Political Biography by Jean Lacouture (Random House, 1969).


CURRENT BUSINESSES

Teacher
Method Writing Classes held in New York City, Newport, Rhode Island and Camden, Maine.  

Writing Coach
Clients in LA, NYC, Santa Fe, Camden, Providence and Newport, Rhode Island.


ARTICLES

Maine Home + Design, The Herald Gazette, Village Soup, Evergreen Review; Penthouse Forum; Lears' Magazine, OntheBus


EDUCATION

BA Barnard College (French)
MA NYU (Political Science)


BRANDING/FRANCHISE

Nickelodeon/LEGO
Trained to look at a product from all angles:  publishing, TV, feature film, Home Video, toy, consumer products.


DVD/HOME VIDEO 

Warner Home Video  
Consultant:  Developed a business plan outlining a strategy for WHV expansion of their children’s division.


MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIES

David Susskind Production
Associate Producer on The War Between the Tates for NBC.  Developed numerous other projects.

ABC Entertainment
Executive Producer of Movie and Novels for Television.  Developed numerous movies for the network, including Son of Sam, supervised by William Goldman.  Starring David Janssen.  We cast the unknown actor Mickey Rourke as Sam.


FEATURE FILMS

CBS
VP Production for CBS Theatrical Films:  Developed numerous movies with, among others, Hawk Koch, Bette Midler, Richard Gere, Jon Voigt, David Brown, Matt Dillon, Gene Hackman, Arthur Penn, as well as numerous well known writers and directors.   Production Executive onTarget and Table for Five.

Rastar
VP Production at Ray Stark’s company at Universal Studios.  Developed numerous projects including Revenge with Kevin Costner. 

Nickelodeon/Paramount
VP Production for Nick Films.  Developed many projects.  Oversaw production of The Rugrats Movie for Paramount.  Worked with marketing, advertising, consumer products, Home Video, Nick TV to expand the brand and drive the Rugrats franchise forward using a five-year plan.


CHILDREN’S TELEVISION

Nickelodeon
Executive in Charge of Production for live-action shows:  Salute Your Shorts, Roundhouse, SK8TV, Wild and Crazy Kids, The Secret World of Alex Mack, and The Big Help.  Oversaw production, worked with writers, producers, casting directors.


ANIMATION

Nickelodeon  
Supervising Producer on Rugrats (26 episodses); Hey Arnold (40 episodes); !!!Ahh Real Monsters!!! (26 episodes); Angry Beavers.  Developed the show from premise to offline edit.  Chose writers for the show, edited the scripts from premise to final script; read storyboards; attended records; worked with the other divisions of Nick to develop a franchise strategy.

Silver Lining Productions
Consultant for Silver Lining Productions on the development of the Olivia (books) franchise for television.  


TOYS

LEGO   
Senior VP for Worldwide Production for LEGO.  Developed a TV show working with LEGO toy designers and Tommy Lynch, TV Producer.  We sold the show to Fox TV.