What's your purpose?
Who’s your audience, and what problem do you solve for them? I can help you define and communicate your purpose through thoughtful strategy and engaging storytelling. Read more about me.
Websites, newsletters, blog posts, annual and technical reports, editorials and features, grant proposals and more. Starting from the purpose and the key messages, I craft each piece with the audience in mind.
I’ve trained leaders and managers on communications best practices, social media, plain language writing, and more. I can do one-on-one sessions or small groups, in-person or by video conferencing.
Web and Social Media
Need help getting started? I can provide a consultation and tools to set you up, or manage your social media accounts and web content. I have experience in various content management systems and am certified in social marketing.
Diane is a strong communications professional that consistently delivers on well thought out strategies that meet the goal, are creative and can be implemented with ease. She is a writer that keeps you engaged and connects with your emotions. I often read her writing with a smile, a laugh, a tear or it has provoked me to think about something in a new way. My go to person for sure.
I’ve worked with Diane in a few ways over the years. She’s an excellent teammate, a solid professional mentor and coach for those more junior to her and she’s the kind of consultant you want to hire. She’s a sharp strategist who will listen, research and assess a project’s goals and background before getting too far into the tactical mud. She gets measurement, too, and she can also execute tactics, including a whole range of digital tools, on her own. She is also a lot of fun to be around and a genuinely good person.
Diane is a talented and skilled communicator. I’ve worked with her over the years on a number of health care-related strategic communications projects, and thoroughly enjoyed her open and creative collaboration style. That has led to some great results, including the production of an award-winning video. It is also worth mentioning that Diane is an all around lovely person to work with should she be on your project or team.
I've been involved lately in a fascinating program for creative entrepreneurs, and so far we've heard from a couple of speakers at some big-name technology companies about building values and culture in a start up environment. As you'd expect, their talks were...