About the Author

Donna L. Cole is the owner of Annapolis Creative, which provides social media content (photographic and editorial) and training. With over 20 years of experience as a freelance journalist/photojournalist in the greater DC, Baltimore, and Annapolis areas, she’s able to bring her clients professional, visual and editorial story-telling services. Donna can be heard on WNAV radio station, where she hosts the weekly 1430 Connection show, profiling the newsmakers of the area. Donna was the social media coordinator for the Ballet Theatre of Maryland from 2009 to 2015 and remains an advocate for the Annapolis arts community. During the spring and summer of 2014, Donna was the social media/media coordinator for SustainaFest and helped to generate global news coverage of their tiny house project. Donna has been an official photographer for the Annapolis Film Festival since its inception and the Annapolis Book Festival for several years. In her spare time, Donna enjoys wildlife photography. She’s also a veteran of the U.S. Navy. For more information, visit www.annapoliscreative.com.

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A Tour for the Architecturephiles

When you think about what makes a city unique or what defines its look, its character, its je ne sais quois, there is perhaps nothing more important than its architecture. Okay, maybe food, but certainly architecture is one of those things we think of when we think of a place. Miami = art deco. Palm […]

July 15, 2016


An Embarrassing Revelation and a Tour You Really Should Take

I’m a Navy veteran. And Annapolis has been part of my life since, well, all of it, and let’s just say that’s a long time. So, what I’m about to tell you is kind of embarrassing. I’d never been on a walking tour of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), nor had I ever seen the […]

April 21, 2016


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