Work History

I am a Boston-based journalist who specializes in writing about health, lifestyle and fashion topics. I work part-time as the Senior Staff Writer at Bournewood Hospital, researching, writing and producing print and electronic version of marketing material and publications.


I regularly write electronic newsletter articles on a variety of health topics geared for a consumer audience for I also write cost-driven pieces for a website called

My past career experience includes working as Senior Writer/Editor/Publications Manager for Boston University's School of Public Health, Senior Writer for a start-up company called, Managing Editor of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA), Managing Editor for a series of law and accounting journals published by Faulkner & Gray and Lifestyle Writer for The Somerset Messenger Gazette.

I have a Master's in journalism from Boston University's College of Communication and an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Connecticut.


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Lisa D. Ellis

Writing samples and links are available by request to


  • Fiction and non-fiction writing
  • Content development for print and electronic publications
  • Fact checking
  • Editing
  • Project management
  • Overseeing design and dissemination
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Manuscript consultations
  • Resume development
  • Marketing for individuals and businesses


  • Winchester Hospital
  • Exeter Hospital
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Harvard Medical International
  • Quality Health
  • Join Together/BU School of Public Health