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Mary Rickard

New Orleans
Marketing Communications Consultant and Writer — Freelance
Covers:  environment, art, dance, media, new orleans, profiles, theater, history
Doesn't Cover: technology, gossip
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I am a versatile generalist who can write on a wide variety of topics. I wrote home stories for The Times-Picayune's "Inside Out" and entertainment features and community stories for The New Orleans Advocate, as well as myriad stories about schools, festivals, people, books, artists, sex traffick...

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@mgrickard — 33 followers, 73 tweets

Oct 18, 2017

#metoo When I was 25, my 50+ year-old boss started asking me out on his boat and declaring his love. An advocacy group said I needed proof.

May 11, 2017

@foxandfriends @KellyannePolls Reaction not a result of her being female, but of being a moron.

Apr 04, 2017

@ProPublica @seanspicer Going to see "1984" at our local theater tonight! Of course, we are living it now.

What was your first job as a journalist?

I have always been a freelancer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Definitely - Selectric!

How is social media changing news?

Social media has made information transfer quicker but less accurate. It tends to be reactive rather than thoughtful, but has practical uses.


Marian Boruck-Brody

2005 - Creative Feature Writing
Award given to the three best features written by undergraduate and graduate journalism students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. I have won 20 other awards for public relations and marketing