Resume

I’m a writer, editor and copywriter with over 1,000 published news and feature articles along with hundreds of other works.

I’m a writer, editor and copywriter with over 1,000 published news and feature articles along with hundreds of other works for magazines, websites, startups, small businesses, and large corporate clients. Recent editorial projects include ghostwriting and editing several books, magazine articles, ad and website copy, case studies, ebooks, brochures, and other strategic written materials. Proven track record of meeting or exceeding company objectives (awareness, sales, attracting funding, competitive positioning, and similar) on tight deadlines and on tight budgets. Have worked on projects for companies ranging from “mom and pop” ventures to Fortune 500 conglomerates and agencies with a focus on bottom line results.

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1989 - Present

Freelance Writer

Publish 1,000+ news and feature articles on business, technology, retail, consumer goods, entertainment, and new media topics in publications including Red Herring, The Industry Standard, PC Magazine, CNBC, CNET News, Computer Games, Entrepreneur, Inc Magazine, Small Business Trends, Broadband Europe, DailyIPTV, MTV, Rollingstone.com, and Entertainment Weekly. Develop story angles and scoops, research potential target publications, develop and maintain editorial relationships via email and phone, manage client relationships. Write and edit white papers, ebooks, case studies, site copy, and other materials with a strategic focus.

2009 - 2020

Small Business Trends

Writer covering latest small business news and trends.

2010 - 2015

IHS Electronics360 and Engineering360

Contributing Editor covering Internet and other technology developments for analyst firm IHS.

2008 - 2009

The Industry Standard

Feature and profile writer covering early Internet sites and services.

2006 - 2008

DailyIPTV

Reporter covering IPTV (Internet Protocol TV)-related technology, marketing and content stories for this former Ziff Davis-owned site.

EDUCATION

May 1999 – San Jose State University – B.S., Advertising, Marketing minor

Skills

Polished written and oral communication skills . Excellent sales and client service skills . Avid online and offline publicist and strategist . Fast learner and versatile . Excellent at meeting deadlines under pressure . Excellent project management skills . Experience with social media platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok . Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Member of Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Online News Association (ONA), Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and Digital Analytics Association (DAA)

March 2009 – Received award from The Society of American Business Editors and Writers for online excellence in Special Projects
1999 – 2008 – Received numerous awards for published news and feature articles
Sept. 2002 – Began monitoring local media for local media organization
April 2002 – Began volunteer work for nonprofit health organization – office / phone work and event staff