23 Tiplady Road
Salem, N.Y. 12865
Tel.: (518) 854-7867    Cell: (646) 713-8592

2005-present    Peter's New York  
Maintain website featuring original photographs, news and opinion on national and local issues.

Jun. 2006 - Dec. 2008       Freelance writer: The Encyclopedia Project (Paragon House Publishers, St. Paul, Minn.)
Researcher and writer for an online encyclopedia.

Oct. 2002 - 2004     Freelance writer    Hudson Valley Region
Wrote for The Citizen, a monthly magazine based in Red Hook, N.Y.  Contributor to, a fine-arts database.

Feb. 2001 - Oct. 2002    Staff writer        The Register-Star, Hudson, N.Y.
Full-time reporter for a daily newspaper.

Aug. 1989 - Jul. 1990    Editorial assistant    Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, D.C.
Researched and proofread articles, and assisted editors in producing monthly issues of Smithsonian.

Feb. 1988 - Jun. 1989    Proofreader/copyeditor    Ernst & Young, Washington, D.C.

Jun. - Sep. 1987    Editor/writer        CD Publications, Silver Spgs. Md.
Produced twice-monthly newsletters on economic development and landlord-tenant relations.

Jun. 1986 - Jun. 1987    Freelance writer    New York, Washington, D.C.
Wrote feature stories and spot news for the New York City Tribune.

Sep. 1982  - Jun. 1986    Editor, staff writer    New York City Tribune, New York, N.Y.
Wrote for and edited the business section of a daily newspaper.

January 2010 - present    WSWHE BOCES    Fort Edward, N.Y.
Substitute teacher under NYS BOCES for Washington, Saratoga, Warren, Hamilton and Essex counties.

May 2008 - present    Proprietor, Siberian Coffee Pipeline Co,
Coffee roasting demonstration at local farmers markets, vending of unroasted and roasted whole bean, and brewed coffee.

Mar. - Jun. 2006         Bridgeport International Academy, Bridgeport, Conn.
Worked with four to five students, tutoring history, pre-algebra, ESL and Calculus.

Nov. 2003 - Dec. 2005    The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
Substitute teaching, math and science

Jan. - Jun. 1993        English teacher/tutor, Tokyo Japan and environs
Taught english as a second language with schools and on a freelance basis.

Document production, administrative support, teaching, tutoring, writing, reporting, interviewing, editing, research, photojournalism, and analysis. Working knowledge of MS Office applications.

B.S. Lib. Stud., Excelsior College, Albany, N.Y. M.R.E. (Cum Laude),  Unification Theo. Sem., Barrytown, N.Y.