I have more than 30 years experience as a working journalist and editor in the financial press and on Wall Street. I can tell a story in my voice or fine-tune it in yours.
FREELANCE, New York, NY; Little Rock, AR, June 2008-present
Staff Writer for istockanalyst.com; contributor to Investment Underground, Seeking Alpha, Dividend Kings; blogger at donovanreport.blogspot.com, editor of conference book for Canaccord Adams, a broker based in Boston.
JPMORGAN SECURITIES, New York, NY
Vice President, Supervisory Analyst, Editor, August 2004-June 2008. Edited and reviewed research notes, reports and e-mails for compliance.
LEHMAN BROTHERS, New York, NY
Vice President, Supervisory Analyst, October 2000-August 2004. Reviewed research notes, reports and e-mails for compliance.
MORGAN STANLEY & CO. INC., New York, NY
Vice President, Managing Editor, U.S. Equity Research, June 1998–September 2000; and supervisory analyst (Series 16), 1993–September 2000. Assigned and edited equity research analysts’ and economists’ reports and electronic broadcasts. Reviewed the same for NYSE compliance. Periodically covered the research department’s weekly industry group meeting and wrote an article for the weekly U.S. Investment Perspectives. Editor for the firm’s The Competitive Edge product. Edited daily the firm’s Global Economic Forum product for distribution on the worldwide web.
KNIGHT-RIDDER INC., New York, NY
Covered the Federal Reserve and U.S. government securities market for Knight-Ridder Financial News, a wire service. Wrote daily commentaries on Fed open market operations and policy. Wrote daily comments and features on the government securities market, economic data and monetary policy. Stories picked up by newspaper subscribers, including The Boston Globe and The Daily Oklahoman.
DOW JONES & CO. INC., New York, NY
Covered the U.S. government securities market for Dow Jones Capital Markets Report, a wire service. Filed comments on trading in government securities, as well as features on economics and monetary policy. Regular bylined contributor to the Credit Markets column in The Wall Street Journal.
Copy Editor, 1986–1989
Edited copy from New York, Washington and four overseas bureaus for Dow Jones Capital Markets Report.
AMERICAN BANKER INC., New York, NY
Copy Editor, 1984–1986
Edited copy, wrote headlines and designed pages for American Banker, a daily newspaper.
THE OKLAHOMA PUBLISHING CO., Oklahoma City, OK
Editor and Reporter, 1975–1984
As assistant city editor of The Daily Oklahoman, the state’s largest newspaper, directed night news-gathering operation and headed editorial team that produced weekly metro sections. As reporter for The Oklahoman covered city hall, county courthouse, police, and sports. Received the Carl Rogan Memorial Award for spot news reporting from The Associated Press-News Editors of Oklahoma.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LEONARD N. STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, New York, NY
M.B.A. Economics, February 1992
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, Norman, OK
B.A. English, December 1973