PETER A. FABRIS
61A South Street
Marlboro, MA 01752
(508) 485-6278
p.a.fabris@verizon.net

SUMMARY:

Over 20 years of writing/editing experience. Possess intimate knowledge of architecure, engineering and construction industry, as well as business management, and information technology. Additional experience covering healthcare, the restaurant industry, and real estate development.
2002 and 2003-Present

FREELANCE WRITER, EDITOR & CONSULTANT

Write magazine articles, e-newsletters, digital content, and  marketing communications copy. Advise clients on marcomm strategies. Clients have included:

  • Jacobs Engineering - Architecture, engineering, and planning firm.
  • HP Global Services - IT consultants.
  • ORC International - Marketing research and consulting.
  • Applied Technology & Management (ATM) - Environmental, coastal and water resources engineering firm.
  • Hennon Group - Architecture firm.

Publications in which my work has appeared:

  • Building Design & Construction
  • American Healthcare Leader
  • Housing Giants
  • Restaurant Development + Design
  • QSR
  • Sync
  • Modern Counsel
  • Profile
  • American Builders Quarterly
  • Professional Builder
  • Green Building & Design
  • Urban Land
  • Jacobs Engineering's Quarterly
  • Marina World
2002-2003

ZweigWhite, Natick, MA

MANAGING EDITOR

Wrote and edited articles for newsletters covering the architecture, engineering, construction, and environmental consulting industries. Laid out newsletters using Quark and Adobe Photoshop. Refreshed and updated Web site. Wrote press releases. Helped market newsletters and survey subscribers.

  • Organized reader roundtable.
  • Managed marketing awards judging.
  • Recruited members for editorial advisory board.
1999-2001

Cahners In-Stat Group, Newton, MA

WEB EDITOR

Wrote news articles, opinion columns, white papers, press releases, and edited reports for technology market research company. Managed much of marketing content disseminated over the Internet.

  • Tracked web content and worked with web staff to maintain web site and maximize visibility of In-Stat content on partners' sites including negotiating for better placement.
  • Reported to director of marketing.
  • Covered wide-range of topics including networking, semiconductors, internet, consumer electronics, and telecommunications.
1994-1999

CIO Magazine, Framingham, MA

SENIOR WRITER/STAFF WRITER

Wrote feature articles and shorter pieces for national publication with a readership of more than 120,000 information technology executives.

  • Promoted to Senior Writer in February 1998.
  • Researched and wrote series on IT management in South America.
  • Conceived and created web research centers in team setting on government and global business for www.cio.com. Specialized in technology and government issues.
1993-1994

The Keene Sentinel, Keene, NH

STAFF WRITER - BUSINESS SECTION

Wrote breaking business news and features and general assignment articles: police, fire, government and other news.

  • Contributed to N.E. Press Award-winning coverage of President Clinton's 1994 visit to Keene.
  • Generated most story ideas for local business topics.
  • Successfully balanced business writing with general assignment duties.
  • Duties included photography.
1990-1993

128 News, Wakefield, MA

EDITOR, MANAGING EDITOR, CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Wrote news and feature stories, assigned and edited freelance articles for monthly business newspaper focused on high tech. Duties included layout, design, ad placement and photography.

  • Promoted to Editor in November 1992.
  • Promoted to Managing Editor in September 1991.
  • Devised editorial plan for 128 Info Source, monthly 24-page section on the local computer industry.
  • Worked closely with advertising sales to design ads and coordinate ad placement.
1989-1990

The Eagle Times, Claremont, NH

STAFF WRITER

Wrote news and feature stories for 10,000 circulation daily newspaper. Duties included photography.

1987-1988

PrimeTimes, Wakefield, MA

STAFF WRITER

Wrote news and feature stories for weekly newspaper with a circulation of 50,000. Duties included headline writing, layout and paste-up.

EDUCATION:

BS Major: Mass Communications, Minor: Advertising/Public Relations, Emerson College, Boston, MA

INTERESTS:
Gardening, wood working, hiking, fishing, and playing guitar. 

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