About the CEO and Founder

RMDews Media was founded by Roberta McCulloch-Dews, a communications professional with 15 years of experience in industries including newspapers, technology, and higher education.

Roberta began her career as a print journalist working for newspapers across the Northeast.  Over time, her multiples roles included that of beat reporter, features reporter, and business reporter. Additionally, she worked as Assistant Metro Editor and Assistant Custom Publications Editor.  In later years, Roberta also developed a popular column series for The Star-Gazette, The Gannett Company, Inc.’s  first newspaper in Elmira, NY. 

She later transitioned to marketing and communications at Corning Incorporated, a Fortune 500 global technology company based in Corning, N.Y., where she worked on a host of specialty communication projects targeting internal and external stakeholders. 

Upon moving to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, Roberta wrote for the New England Newspaper Company publications including The Advocate and Berkshire Eagle, where she served as the inaugural writer for the column series, On the Bridge. She also worked as a communications liaison for the CEO and president of Berkshire Health Systems.
Following this work, Roberta worked at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), the Commonwealth’s designated public liberal arts institution. At MCLA, Roberta worked as the Web Communications Manager, and was later promoted to Assistant to the President.  Her most recent role at the college was that of Assistant Director of Communications. 

In 2013, Roberta participated in the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts’ Leadership for Public Policy and Leadership Institute, a yearlong program.  She is a former commissioner for the Berkshire County Commission on the Status of Women.

In September 2015, Roberta was appointed a trustee for the Norman Rockwell Museum. She is a member of Berkshire Compact, Lift Ev'ry Voice Steering Committee, Rites of Passage Empowerment Program, Women of Color Giving Circle of Berkshire County, and is a new member to the Salvation Army Advisory Committee and School Building Needs Committee for the Central Berkshire Regional School District. 

Among notable recognitions, Roberta was selected as a Finalist for the 2015 Berkshire Trendsetter Award - Changemaker under 40. In 2016 Roberta was a part of the inaugural class of 40 Under Forty, selected by Berkshire Community College

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Print Journalism from New York University.