Renae is skilled at creating a narrative, turning complex or dry facts into an engaging story. She has experience writing for a variety of platforms, including hard news, opinion, long-form features, marketing content, and conversational blog posts.
With an environmental studies minor, Renae is interested in anything related to the environment and how it's changing. She also enjoys human interest stories, historical narratives, and any situation where she can learn something new.
Renae's degree included a variety of class surrounding communication, including media law, journalism, advanced feature writing, broadcast, and production. For her minor, she took basic environmental science labs and studied how humans interact with the environment.
Renae was deeply involved on campus during her four years of undergraduate school. By senior year, she was Editor-in-Chief of The Suffolk Voice (the university's online news publication) and Vice President of the Honors Council. She also worked frequently with the Center for Community Engagement, working at volunteer sites around Boston.
Renae has covered a number of small businesses in the Boston area, include student start-ups at her university. At Boston Magazine, Renae frequently interviewed business owners to feature their offerings either in a solo article or in a roundup about that industry.
Renae has written a number of articles about health and fitness businesses in the Boston area while working for Boston Magazine. She can simplify health and fitness terms to be more approachable to someone new to health literature.
Renae has ample experience covering events, both public and private. At Boston Magazine, she'd frequently preview events or provide roundups of events within a certain category (for example: top corn mazes in MA during the fall, or tree lighting events around the holidays). Renae's style and tone highlights the event's appeal and encourages attendance.
Renae has extensive experience writing feature, news, lifestyle, and opinion articles for a variety of platforms. She's worked with Boston Magazine, the Suffolk Voice, and Massachusetts Peace Action to create website content via targeted articles.
Renae has helped with writing and formatting newsletters in a number of areas. She's worked with each Massachusetts Peace Action (a Cambridge-based nonprofit), Boston Magazine, and the honors program at Suffolk University to create targeted newsletter content.