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LISA A. GOLDSTEIN
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Lisa A. Goldstein
lisag@steinsquared.com

@lisarati & LinkedIn

In My Head, my personal blog

Publications:

A selection of my articles are available on this subpage.

Work Experience:

  1. Freelance Editor and Writer, October 1998-Present. Commentary and feature stories in publications, such as USA Today, Wired.com, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Backchannel, San Diego Union-Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Buffalo News, and various online sites.
  2. Contributing writer, WomensHealth.com, January 2015-Present.
  3. Mt. Lebanon Magazine contributing writer and LeboLife blogger, April 2015-Present.
  4. Community Columnist and HearingLikeMe Ambassador, HearingLikeMe.com, May 2012-September 2015.
  5. Columnist, i711.com, March 2005-2012. Technology advocacy column: Bits, Bytes, and Baudot.
  6. Senior Contributing Writer, iParenting Media (DisneyFamily.com), January 2002-2009. Websites and, previously, Family Energy Magazine.
  7. Book Reviewer, BookBrowse, October 2007-May 2008.
  8. Columnist, The Jewish Chronicle, January 2002-June 2003. Responsible for twice-monthly column.
  9. Staff Writer and Columnist, The Jewish Chronicle, September 2001-January 2002. Wrote and edited articles for weekly publication. Responsible for monthly column. Helped update Web site.
  10. Contributing Writer, HiP Magazine, Berkeley, CA, October 1998-May 2001. Wrote for a non-profit publication for deaf and hard-of-hearing kids, 8 to 14 years old.
  11. Associate Editor and Reporter, CanDo.com, Mountain View, CA, July 2000-January 2001. Responsible for disability related content. Used customized tool to edit and post stories.
  12. Intern, SF Gate, San Francisco, CA, June-August 1999. Responsible for breaking news, generating and rewriting stories.
  13. Team Leader, Client Services, Second to None, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, August 1996-May 1998. Supervisor and editor; creator and publisher of weekly company newsletter.
  14. Proofreader and Editorial Assistant, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Ann Arbor, MI, Summer 1994 & 1995. Proofread legal documents and texts, processed database.
  15. Intern, Amherst Bee Community Newspaper, Buffalo, NY, July-August 1993. Worked with editors of the various Bee newspapers, wrote feature articles.
Education:

University of California, Berkeley, Department of Journalism, Master of Journalism, May, 2000.

Skidmore College, Major: English, Minor: Classics, Bachelor of Arts, May, 1995.

Advanced Studies in England, Bath, England, affiliated with Oxford University, Spring 1994.

Awards:

Finalist for Golden Quill Award, Digital Category, Arts & Entertainment by Press Club of Western Pennsylvania for "Are You There, Judy Blume?" LeboLife, Mt. Lebanon Magazine, 2017.

McClatchy Prize for In-Depth Reporting, UCB School of Journalism, 2000.

Graduate Opportunity Program Fellowship, 1998-1999.

Activities:

Member of Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, 1982-Present. Numerous state leadership positions and national committee roles, 1996-Present.

Temple Emanuel Board of Trustees, June 2014-Present. Chair of Communications Committee, June 2014-Present.

BEA Volunteer Program, Advanced Bionics, June 2009-Present.

Volunteer, Reading is Fundamental (RIF), 2012-2015.

Advisory Board member and volunteer for the National Center on Disability and Journalism, 2001-2008.

Volunteer co-coordinator of open captioned movies at the University of Michigan, May 1996-May 1998. In charge of ordering and promoting films.

Reporter for Skidmore News, campus newspaper, 1991.

References:

Available upon request.

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