As a publicist, Carol's clients have included treasure hunters, rock stars, dogs, muscle men, mystery writers, ballerina's, fairies and artists, though not necessarily in that order. She learned the essentials of PR and media relations in the 1980's live concert industry in Texas, working for a major concert promotion company who booked and promoted acts such as Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Toto, Kenny Loggins, Suzanne Vega, Andreas Vollenweider, George Winston and others. She later co-produced and directed two highly acclaimed national tours of sunken shipwreck treasures and artifacts.
A committed participant in the Key West cultural community, Carol handled publicity for the first three Fabulous Fur Ball fundraisers for the Florida Keys SPCA, and from 2006 to 2009 was media liaison for the Anne McKee Artists Fund of the Florida Keys. She provided publicity services for Nutcracker Key West in 2008, 2009, and 2012; for the 29th, 30th and 31st Annual Wesley House Valentine's Day Gala's; annually publicizes the Midsummer's Night Dream & Spectacle fundraising events, is publicist for the Key West International Latin Arts Festival and the Mystery Writers Key West Fest and occasionally works with area small businesses to increase their visibility. Along with friend and colleague Cricket Desmarais, since 2014 Carol has provided ongoing PR and Media relations services for the Key West Art & Historical Society.
An award winning photographer, Carol's photographic palette encompasses news, documentary and special event photography. She has an eye for the epic and romantic, and shoots with high performance, large sensor cameras. She was the publicist and a featured photographer for the internationally acclaimed Women Sustaining the Earth 2010 Environmental Calendar, and is the official Key West Fantasy Fest photographer. As a stringer for the Florida Keys News BureauÂ and a contributor to the Associated Press, Carol's images have appeared in news stories and print publications around the world.
Editorial:Â An award winning writer, Carol is co-author of After Life - Images from the Key West Cemetery, author of the book Treasure Coins of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha and the Santa Margarita as well as numerous archaeological-mystery and life-style articles. She edited the popular children's book, Cosmo the Boat Cat, was an editor of Reef Perkins' memoir Sex, Salvage and Secrets, and for its duration was an associate editor, writer, and photographer for Nectar, a high-end glossy South Florida lifestyle magazine.