Marie (Gallishaw) Fricker is the editor of the South Shore Senior News. She has had freelance articles published in Boston Magazine and many other publications throughout New England.
In her previous position as a marketing director and head writer for Jack Conway & Co., she won five international communications awards for a book and video she wrote entitled The House that Jack Built. Before joining Conway in 1993, she was a publicist for the State Department of Education.
Born and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, Marie earned a bachelor’s degree in English from U. Mass. Boston, and a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University. She lives in Scituate with her husband Al. They have two grown children, Allison, a teacher in the Dedham Public Schools, and Jason, a Rockland Fire Captain, and five grandchildren, Ben, Will, Christian, Olivia and Sam.