Writing: Professional writer with GreeneInk Digimedia News Association; experience in digital magazine, news, business writing and news reporting. Historian/biographer and journalist. Author of more than 100 articles in five national electronic publications; freelance copy editor.
Editing: Editor of one electronic magazine, various corporate, legal and business materials (including reports, fliers, marketing materials and brochures). Experienced in content editing and proofreading.
Business and Legal Writing: Writer of a range of business materials for small law firms, including reports, Supreme Court briefs and complaints. Grantwriter/Secretary for The Empowerment Leadership Academy of Contra Costa County, CA, a California 501c3.
Internet, HTML, and Desktop Publishing: Webmaster for GreeneInk Digimedia, The Recidivist, and the Empowerment Leadership Academy. Familiar with HTML, DHTML, PHP, and CSS coding. Familiar with many desktop publishing programs for both electronic and print publishing, including Microsoft Publisher, Corel, and Adobe; also proficient in NTI Media Maker 8, Powerpoint, GIMP, and Skype.
Current: Freelance/Contract Writer, GreeneInk Digital Media Association, 2004-Present
Columbus-Atlanta, GA; San Francisco, CA; and Phoenix, AZ
Research, graphics, online content writing, celebrity interview, academic writing, newswriting and copy editing services for: The Examiner, Demand Media, Mahogany Butterfly magazine, The Student Operated Press, The American Chronicle, Academia-research.com, Trazzler, eHow.com, Hub Pages, the Authors Den, Gather.com, Textbroker, Allvoices.com, and more. Author of several non-fiction books.
Past: News Clerk/Staff Writer, The Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
formerly a Knight-Ridder news publication n/k/a McClatchy News, Columbus, GA
News clerk, Features and News departments; copy editing of obituaries, social announcements, weather and stock reports; filing and organization of features photo library; assistant copy editing of news and information for The Bayonet, the Ft. Benning military section of the L-E.
The National Center for Paralegal Training, Atlanta, GA
Paralegal Certificate, Intellectual Property
Phillips Junior College, Columbus, GA
Degree, Business Administration, Word Processing/Business Writing
Memberships and Awards
Online News Association (ONA). o'Desk: Certificate in Management Skills, Email Etiquette, Creative Writing, Windows XP, US English Basic Skills, and English Spelling. Brainbench: Certificate in Business Writing.