Fred is a graduate of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He holds an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
In addition to covering local news for TAPinto SOMA, Anna is a partner at Sandler & Wald Social Media, a consulting firm with a focus on helping small businesses navigate the online space, and a chronicler of modern motherhood and mayhem on her humor blog, RandomHandprints.com.
Anna is thrilled to be covering the local news in South Orange and Maplewood. "I am looking forward to sharing the breaking stories that are important to residents as well as highlighting the many one-of-a-kind events, places and people that make living here so special."
Smith added, "I'm excited to be the Publisher of TAPinto SOMA and work with Maplewood resident Anna Sandler to bring truly local news in a timely manner to our local community. I'm especially proud that TAPinto SOMA is now independently owned and operated by local residents in both South Orange and Maplewood."
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