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nDash Writer Profile for Bobby Hickman


About Me

I'm a freelance business and travel journalist writing for a variety of print and online publications. A former newspaper reporter and editor, I'm also an author, ghostwriter, blogger, copywriter, and marketing content creator. I'm also a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and the Atlanta Press Club. Areas of focus include financial services, destination travel, and mergers and acquisitions.

Industries I Write About



Health & Wellness


My Writing Samples

Article: Myrtle Beach: Working on Walking

National Realtors Association: article on walkability enhancements in Myrtle Beach, SC, for sponsored content publication on walkable neighborhoods.


Blog/Collateral: Recruiting and Retaining Manufacturing Talent

Content for Atlanta-based private equity firm blog/website and marketing collateral to be printed and distribution to clients/prospects


Blog: Visa Processes for Specific Companies

Ghostwriting: client is a visa-assistance bureau adding country-specific visa rules to its website


Article on driverless cars/insurance issues

Driveless cars and liability insurance: coverage is still evolving. Article originally for Insure.com, picked up by Fox Business


Article: economic development profile

Article for business magazine Georgia Trend on economic development issues/progress in Hall County, GA


Blog: Charming Charleston

One of a series of blogs for a California tour company on their destinations in the Southeastern US


Additional samples

Numerous work samples available on my personal website


Blog/Marketing Collateral: Employee Benefits

One of a series of pieces for a New Jersey employee benefits company which run as handouts and blog entries. The series explores "myths" -- misconceptions employers have about benefits and how the company has solved isses for other clients.


Travel/Music Article: The Year of Alabama Music

article on Alabama's year-long celebration of the state's musical traditions



Freelance writer

content marketing, business and travel journalism, corporate histories, website copy, marketing collateral for variety of regional and national clients

Company: B.L. Hickman and Associates Inc.

I worked there from 7/1995 until now

Reporter/news editor

covered local/state politics, general assignments; later became new editor/weekend edition editor

Company: The Daily Herald (Columbia, TN)

I worked there from 2/1977 until 5/1983

Languages I Write In

Content I Write