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KEELY G. SAVOIE E M PL O Y M E N T
2005-Present, Freelance writer and editor Manage multiple deadlines to deliver clear, incisive copy in a variety styles for a roster of regular clients. Manage ongoing relationships with diverse clients, editors and writers. Current client list includes: Prevention.com Columbia University American Physiological Society Paradysz Media Parents.com. Past publications have included: The American Prospect, Clamor Magazine, Chicago Sun-Times, Bitch Magazine and Extra! Magazine. Essay published in 50 Ways to Support Gay and Lesbian Equality (Inner Ocean Press, 2005). Two essays published in BitchFest (Farrar, Giroux & Strauss, 2006). Featured blogger for Women In Media and News covering science, medicine, and feminism. Writer and editor on medical and scientific topics for Choice!, the online public education magazine of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Writer and editor of quarterly direct mail donor appeals, and writer of all technical and scientific materials, including news briefs and scientist profiles for the Weizmann Institute of Science. Writer of promotional copy for Southern Illinois University Press.
2007-2011, Science Writer and Senior Media Liaison The American Thoracic Society, New York Managed science communications and media relationships for the American Thoracic Society Developed press releases and media guides for the ATS annual conference, ATS white papers and research appearing in ATS journals. Cultivated and maintained media contacts with interest in ATS news and research. Managed and oversaw press room and related logistics for the American Thoracic Society Annual Conference. Produced and edited multimedia content related to the annual conference, research and white papers. Wrote letters to the editor, newsletter articles and op-eds with respect to positions of the Society on matters of public interest. Managed freelance contributors for press releases.
January 2005- April 2007, Story Finder, Writer, and Researcher Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated (by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney. Rodale Press, 2008)
August 2001- December 2004, Science Writer, Proposal Manager American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, New York E D U C A T IO N
M.A., Science Journalism, New York University, 2001
M.A., Biology, Boston University, MA, 1999
B.A., Psychology (with High Honors), Marlboro College, VT, 1994