||Jane B. Todaro, a writer and screenwriter, as well as photographer, artist and entrepreneur, is a native of Northern Virginia.
Although she has attended a few drawing and photography classes,
when it comes to art, Todaro is largely self-taught.
has written "The Corner," a
screenplay for a full-length film set primarily in
Charlottesville, Va., where she has also photographed the
beautiful, lush grounds of the Boar's Head Inn. A bit
nearer to home, places of particular photographic interest
to Todaro have been Georgetown in Washington, D.C., Old Town
in Alexandria, Va., and Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in
Vienna, Va. Music and singing are other passions of hers.
After working for various organizations for nearly a decade, Todaro then worked for more than 23 years for BusinessWeek magazine, where she served as Assistant to
the Washington Bureau Chief and Administrative Assistant,
and then Office Manager, for the Washington bureau. Todaro
also occasionally wrote or contributed to various stories
for BusinessWeek and BusinessWeek Online.
After completion of her Catholic
elementary-school education, Todaro attended Falls Church
High School in Falls Church, Va., from which she graduated
in 1976. In 1977, she briefly attended Virginia
Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. Throughout the
subsequent years, Todaro continued her post-secondary
education by attending a wide variety of classes, primarily
at Georgetown University's School for Summer and Continuing
Education in Washington, D.C.
Todaro is currently marketing her
greeting cards and framed prints to various shops in the
Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is developing a new product, and is at work on another screenplay.