Daily editing, headline writing, and page design in newsrooms; high-stress environment with an excellent error-catching workflow.


Software applications specialist and workflow consultant designing and delivering classes and training materials for endusers and superusers in media.


Telecommuting art director/manager of print production for a content creation company. InDesign templates, workflow design, section delivery, and proofreading.


Independent freelancer editing and writing in areas such as early and college education, marketing, nonprofit and business reports, and computer programming/networking.

Winner of 2 Gannett headline writing awards and 5 Poughkeepsie Journal awards for special sections, headlines and dynamic page design.

B.A. in Journalism: Structure, writing, ethics, media law, editing and page design; college paper editor-in-chief, and college radio assistant news editor.

Tools: MS Office, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, CCI NewsDesk and NewsGate, QuarkXPress, HTML, Pixelmator, and Pages (and more)

Resume and references available on request. Just contact me.



“Danielle is a gifted editor who makes her word-challenged clients sound smart, concise and engaging.  She works her magic through a recipe of editorial expertise, patience, empathy and a pinch of client mind-reading. Do yourself a favor and hire her for your next project!”

— Kathy & Mike Carroll, Mike Carroll Gallery, Lana’i, Hawaii

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