Mary Rickard on Muck Rack

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
Read Full Bio →

Biography

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...

Search Tweets

Twitter Feed

@mgrickard — 33 followers, 71 tweets

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.

Awards

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