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Writing, Research and Advocacy Professional

About Me

Content professional with extensive experience across industries from healthcare to manufacturing. Former daily news reporter and continuing freelancer (Chicago Tribune, Forbes.com, Columbia Journalism Review, Entrepreneur.com, FastCompany.com, BusinessInsider.com, Forbes.com). Commercially published book author.

Skilled working remotely and developing professional relationships in virtual settings. Technologically savvy. Quick study. Adept with digital content management and social media platforms. News junkie.

Industries I Write About

Business

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My Writing Samples

Is the Self-Serve Economy Costing Businesses More than It Saves?

Although consumers have grudgingly grown accustomed to providing their own customer service—whether at the bank, gas stations, grocery stores, public transit systems, airports and now even at restaurants, post offices and hospitals—there’s mounting evidence that this trend isn’t as good for business as many organizations bargained for.

http://ceoworld.biz/2016/12/13/self-serve-economy-costing-businesses-saves/

​PR Can't Fix Stupid: but Here's 5 Ways to Ensure It Can Help

Leona Lansing, the fictional cable news executive on HBO’s “The Newsroom,” was on to something when she said that to a fellow exec: “You have a PR problem, because you have an actual problem.” The public has seen it—a lot.

https://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/52113.aspx

Fact Sheet for Home Healthcare Industry

Fact sheet prepared as legislative session leave-behind on behalf of the home healthcare industry

https://www.dropbox.com/s/d17xokmh39qhjum/StandUpNevadaLegFactSheet%231.pdf?dl=0

Fact Sheet for Utility

Fact sheet prepared for major utility

https://www.dropbox.com/s/h61mh7v46mashk4/Case%20Study.pdf?dl=0

Right Wing Offers Recipe for Even Worse Wage Gap

Editorial op-ed researched, written and placed for organizational president.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/we09od5mi4erbvk/Leg%20Plan%20Disaster%20for%20Middle%20Class%202015Feb1.pdf?dl=0

Experience

Principal

Communications consultancy. Current and past clients include: - WPNT LTD.: Associate with this national communications and business strategy consultancy. Assist with executive crisis communications/media training for companies including Procter & Gamble, Delta Airlines and McKinsey & Co. Craft and place editorial commentary in national and professional outlets, including Forbes.com, FastCompany.com, Entrepreneur and BusinessInsider.com. - G3 Communications - Reporting and writing content for this digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. - AMSTERLAND: Providing earned traditional media and social media support for clients of this New York-area creative marketing and PR agency HEALTH PLAN OF NEVADA/UNITED HEALTHCARE: Research and develop detailed proposals and evaluations related to the expansion of publicly funded HPN healthcare programs throughout the state driven by implementation of the Affordable Care Act. - OTR GLOBAL: Past commissioned Senior Researcher and Writer for this San Francisco- and Purchase, N.Y.-headquartered investment research and information services company. Researched and wrote subscription and custom reports for institutional investors and private equity clients. - dash30dash: Planned and executed special events, developed and leveraged social media engagement, and secured media coverage for this New Orleans non-profit. Media coverage included by The New York Times, CBS News' "60 Minutes," The Guardian and other national, international, trade and regional news outlets.

Company: Tipitina Communications, Inc.

I worked there from 6/2006 until now

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