Janice L. Kaplan is Halcyon’s writer and communications consultant and oversees media relations for the By the People festival. Her success on behalf of clients can be measured in increased visibility, funding, attendance and sales. A former journalist, she works today with cultural, human services, educational, health and environmental organizations, foundations; authors; artists and businesses. In addition to writing op-eds, fundraising case statements, annual reports, press releases, blog posts and newsletters, she manages major communications campaigns, placing her clients in top-tier media outlets such as The Washington Post, New York Times, NPR and CBS Sunday Morning.