During a three-year break in her freelance career, Marcie was managing editor of Inman News, an online real estate news service. Two of her Inman stories were cited in U.S. Congressional hearings related to real estate industry matters.
Previously, Marcie was senior editor of California Real Estate magazine, a trade publication of the California Association of Realtors. She also worked in employee communications at California Federal Bank, and shareholder and technical communications at Tekelec, a pioneer in computer networking and telecommunications test systems.
Marcie is a former book reviewer for Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, and contributor to Bookmarks magazine. She's a member of the National Book Critics Circle and Women’s Fiction Writers Association.
As a public speaker, Marcie has participated in and moderated lively panel discussions at NAREE's annual journalism conference, Inman Connect and the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society.
Marcie earned her bachelor's degree in English at UCLA, master's degree in business administration (MBA) at Pepperdine University and certificate in corporate communications at Loyola Marymount University, also in Los Angeles. She graduated from UCLA magna cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. She studied fiction writing at the UCLA Writers' Program.
A second-generation native of Los Angeles, Marcie currently lives in Ventura, Calif., a beach town between Malibu and Santa Barbara.
Partial freelance client list
California Real Estate
New Home Source Professional
Email: marcie (at) marciegeffner.com