Steve possesses more than a decade of experience as an award-winning, internationally published journalist with content published by NBC and ABC News affiliates, Bloomberg BNA, The Washington Post Co., and The Baltimore Sun Media Group. He has covered numerous topics including the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill and the Maryland General Assembly.
Steve also has extensive corporate and nonprofit communications experience. He worked as a Senior Communications Specialist for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, and as a Digital Communications Manager at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy. He is skilled at developing and implementing digital strategies utilizing a multitude of channels including web optimization (PPC and organic), social media engagement, email campaigns, and media coverage. These digital strategies, executed across a range of different platforms, have resulted in increased brand awareness, donations, membership, conference attendance, exhibitors, and sponsorship.
He also served as President of the Society of Professional Journalists Maryland Professional chapter. During his presidency, he organized professional development events on the next-generation of tools for journalists ranging from social media and video storytelling to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices.
MDDC Press Association – First Place Award / Local government coverage while at Tribune Co. / Baltimore Sun Media Group
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association – First Place Award / Digital coverage while at WBAY-TV ABC News Affiliate