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nDash Writer Profile for Satta Sarmah Hightower


Freelance Content Marketer, Content Strategist & Writer

About Me

Versatile and experienced freelance content marketer and former journalist with extensive experience in online writing and editing and content strategy. My areas of expertise include digital project management, content marketing and business, personal finance, healthcare and technology coverage, including topics related to enterprise cloud, healthcare technology and healthcare IT, government IT, digit transformation, Internet of Things, virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Visit my website to learn more about my freelance services: http://www.sattasarmah.com/ and check out https://sattasarmahhightower.contently.com/ to view my portfolio. You can also email me at satta@sattasarmah.com

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness


Law & Politics


My Writing Samples

Building a Culture of Analytics for HHS Programs: A Handbook for State Executives

5,000 word white paper for the healthcare analytics company Optum


Navigating Government's Digital Transformation: How a Focus on Value Drives CIO Tech Priorities

4,000-word ebook for Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions. This project was commissioned by Governing's Content Studio.


Confronting a Crisis: A Practical Guide for Policymakers to Mitigate the Opioid Epidemic

7,000 word white paper for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on how healthcare policy makers, government leaders and other stakeholders can confront the opioid/prescription drug epidemic.


Benefits Modernization: A Solution to the Public Sector's Recruitment and Retention Challenges

2,000 word thought leadership profile for Colonial Life about voluntary employee benefits and modernizing benefits enrollment, communication and administration.


A Survival Guide to Working on the Go

Infographic for the telecommunications company, Vonage.


Immersive Technology: Your Next, Best Investment

Infographic focused on how innovations like augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and voice-based platforms will create more immersive consumer experiences.


Prepare, Respond & Adapt: A Game Plan for Building IT Resiliency

4,000-word white paper for Veritas on how government leaders can strengthen their IT infrastructure.


Credit Karma: The best loans for bad credit? Ones that can help you build credit

Personal finance article for Credit Karma.


Get Wise Guide to Debt and Borrowing

Comprehensive guide for QuinStreet's WisePiggy personal finance site.


Down Payments and Personal Loans: A Complete Guide

Comprehensive guide for QuinStreet's WisePiggy personal finance site.


5 reasons to keep making tax-deductible donations

Personal finance article for Credit Karma Tax.



Principal, Freelance Content Marketer, Content Strategist & Writer

Full-time freelancer who collaborates with agencies, corporate clients and media companies on their content strategy and content marketing efforts to produce engaging short-form and long-form visual and written content that raises brand awareness, establishes thought leadership, drives revenue and promotes clients' products and services.

Company: Talented Tenth Media, LLC

I worked there from 5/2014 until now

Senior Manager, Editorial Operations

Oversaw multiple custom content campaigns accounting for $2M in revenue. Worked with 15+ freelancers to produce content for big national clients and Fortune 500 brands.

Company: Patch.com/AOL

I worked there from 1/2013 until 1/2014

Manager, Editorial Operations

Responsible for helping Chief Content Officer and Deputy Editor prioritize, implement and execute various operational efficiencies, and editorial and cross-functional projects with different business units, including Marketing, National Sales, Business Operations, Reporting & Analytics, Product & Engineering, Business Engagement and Recruiting.

Company: Patch.com/AOL

I worked there from 10/2011 until 1/2013

Associate Regional Editor

Co-managed a region of 12 local news sites in the Hudson Valley, each run by one local editor. Responsibilities included editing content, coordinating regional features, promoting great content on social media, working with freelancers, generating content ideas and assisting local editors in their day-to day job.

Company: Patch.com/AOL

I worked there from 1/2011 until 10/2011

Local Editor

Launched and managed a daily community news and information website that covered suburban New York. Managed a team of 10 freelancers, and wrote, assigned and edited an average of 30 stories a week.

Company: Patch.com/AOL

I worked there from 11/2009 until 1/2011

Orlando Sentinel

Covered business, breaking news and local government, quickly filing stories for the web and the newspaper. Wrote enterprise pieces that appeared on A1 and the front pages of the business and local sections. Covered stories during the 2008 presidential election and inauguration that appeared on the newspaper's front page.

Company: Reporter

I worked there from 8/2008 until 4/2009

Post-Graduate Masters Fellow

After completing graduate journalism school, I worked as a post-graduate fellow at CNN. My responsibilities included assisting with news production across various platforms for stories published on CNN.com and airing on programs such as the Situation Room and Anderson Cooper 360.

Company: CNN, Washington Bureau

I worked there from 6/2008 until 8/2008

Content I Write