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Mary McCarthy - Pajamas and Coffee Media. Centreville, MD, US

Mary McCarthy Mary McCarthy

President | Pajamas and Coffee Media

Centreville, MD, UNITED STATES

Humorous, engaging speaker relating work-life balance to social media.



Mary McCarthy has been a professional writer and editor for 18 years, including work in the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, Victorian Homes magazine, regional magazines, weekly newspaper humor columns, and many websites. She created and built the #1 Humor blog in the U.S. ( on Facebook's Networked Blogs and has appeared on The Today Show and ABC TV News’ Moms Get Real with JuJu Chang. Mary speaks regularly at writing, blogging and other conferences.

Industry Expertise (8)

Writing and Editing


Social Media



Print Media

Media - Online

Media - Print

Areas of Expertise (3)

Work-Life Balance

Engaging Through Social Media

Meaningful Blogging

Education (1)

Western Maryland College (now McDaniel): Bachelor's, Psychology/Sociology/Writing 1991

Affiliations (1)

  • National Press Club member

Event Appearances (3)


BlogHer   New York City


BloggyCon  Ohio


Bay to Ocean Writers Conference  Eastern Shore MD

Sample Talks (1)

Meaningful Blogging

Don't just blog because you have to. Blog because you LOVE it. Be who you are and your readers will be engaged and loyal and will return time after time to hear what you have to say. Here are some tips from the #1 Humor blogger in the US on how to inform and entertain readers and learn to love blogging in the process.



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