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Cara Fogarty

Nonprofit Institute College of Southern Maryland

LaPlata, MD 20646


Cara Fogarty is a nonprofit, educational, and editorial professional. Since 2016, she has served as a consultant with the Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland where she advises and assists nonprofits on a range of topics and issues. She also spent nearly a decade working for a nonprofit organization in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. Prior to working in the nonprofit arena, Fogarty was a journalist in both commercial and public radio, working as a reporter in Columbus, Ohio, and upstate New York, and as a newscast producer for the now-defunct Mutual Broadcasting System/NBC Radio Network in Arlington, Va. She also served as the supervising online editor for in the early days of the web. Fogarty is an adjunct professor at CSM where she teaches writing and communication courses. She also works as a freelance editor and web content consultant. She holds a master's degree in journalism from The Ohio State University and a bachelor's degree from SUNY/Oneonta.