IMG_1769Jo has written hundreds of news articles, features, columns and reviews for dozens of newspapers, niche magazines and nonprofit organizations/colleges across the U.S. (For the record, she does not write on this old typewriter though it does inspire her.) From the Boston Globe and The Salem News to NorthShore Magazine and Christianity Today to the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, NYU Today, The Columbia University Record, and the Essex County Community Foundation, Jo’s professionalism, commitment to craft and love for a good story has led her to many a fascinating interview and published article.

She writes on culture, higher education, the arts, community issues, people profiles, small businesses and whatever else grabs her curiosity.

To read some of her most recent published pieces, please visit her journalism blog,

For over ten years, she has been an active member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and served as journalist in residence from 2009 to 2014 at Gordon College where she established and directed the Gordon College News Service, an internship for advanced journalism students to report for local newspapers.

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