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Kelleigh Welch 2017-09-29T16:10:34+00:00

Contact Kelleigh

Kelleigh WelchAccount Executive
Kelleigh is a skilled writer, editor, designer, and social media strategist, with a background in journalism and art and architectural history. Prior to joining Melwood, she worked in trade publishing, and was a reporter at The MetroWest Daily News, covering local and regional stories in the town of Westborough. She earned two B.A.s from Roger Williams University, one in Journalism, and the other in Art & Architectural History.

She is a dedicated preservationist—both historical and environmental—and has worked with organizations including Open House New York, the Appalachian Mountain Club, Walks of New York and The Metropolitan Museum of Art to help achieve their missions. In her spare time, Kelleigh enjoys hiking and hopes to climb all 48 4,000 footers in New Hampshire. She loves to travel, especially to countries that are known for its food, and tries to replicate the dishes in her own kitchen.

Fast Facts

  • B.A., Roger Williams University

  • Kelleigh is an avid hiker, currently working on summiting all 48 4,000 footers in New Hampshire.

  • A lover of art, Kelleigh volunteered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City giving tours.

  • Kelleigh can (confidently) quote every line from her favorite show, ‘Parks and Recreation.’

The “30” Blog

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Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

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Professionalism is in the Copy Edits

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Don’t Want to be an American Idiot

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Observations of an E-mail Marketing Junkie

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I receive promotional e-mails from no less than 20 different politicians, non-profits and retailers. My promotions folder on Gmail is probably 100 emails deep as I'm typing this. I didn't sign up for these mailing [...]