Marcy Barack Black

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Travel Editor, Grandparents.com
Produces a weekly travel feature for a Web site helping active grandparents to connect with their grandchildren. Brainstorms ideas, evaluates pitches, assigns stories and edits copy. Manages a virtual staff of professional travel writers, coordinating copy flow between writers and central editorial office.

Freelance Writer
Writes travel and other articles, essays, quizzes and interactive features for newspapers, magazines and Web sites such as the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Big Sky Journal, PortCity Life Magazine, Wellesley Magazine, AARP.org and Match.com.

Deputy Managing Editor, ThirdAge.com
Wrote, edited, and produced a wide variety of e-mail newsletters, expanded to three million issues delivered each week to one million subscribers. Managed virtual staff of offsite contractors. As the Politics channel chief, updated news and opinion daily and developed political features.

Copy Editor, Portland Press Herald
Wrote headlines and edited copy for the largest circulation daily newspaper in northern New England.

Broadcast News Editor, United Press International
Assigned, wrote, edited, compiled, and filed hourly news, features, sports, financial and weather reports 24/7 to radio and television stations worldwide.

Wellesley College, BA
Oxford University

Married, three children