Jack Pulliam

Freelance Fiction Writer & Technical Writer

Location:Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Phone: 757-274-6869
Website: http://www.pulliamchronicles.com
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Jack M. Pulliam Jr.

1869 Tolstoy Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 274-6869
e-mail pulliamchronicles@cox.net

Objectives: Expand my freelance writing career.

Writing and Editorial Background

• Writing: Professional technical writer for 25 years, with experience in company oriented publications, how-to manuals and business related documents. Excellent research, problem-solving and written/interpersonal communication skills
• Editing: Editor of numerous corporate and business white papers, reports and brochures. Experienced in editing and proofreading of technical documents
• Business Writing: Researcher, writer and designer of business published materials, including annual reports, brochures and corporate reports. Past clients include: International Business Machine Corp., New York University Medical Center, Duracell, Columbia University and the City of Virginia Beach local government.

Employment History

Sr. IT Project Manager, JMP Consulting Service; Virginia Beach, VA.
Developing proposal responses to City of Norfolk and City of Richmond Request for Proposals.
Mentoring consulting company staff on best practices in business document analysis and writing. Technical documents and Project Management Artifacts for both major and minor projects.

IT Project Manager and Technical Writer, City of Virginia Beach; Virginia Beach, VA .
Developing user technical manuals, project plans and business flow documentation, Standard Operating Procedures., root cause analysis and management reports

Director of Technical Research, New York Medical Center; New York, NY.
Project Management technical reports and corporate oversight presentations. Cancer Institute related documentation, federal briefs and compliance summaries.

Programmer & Technical Writer, Maplecrest Software Development; Danbury CT.
Software user guides, technical documents, customer marketing briefs, business documents, Standard Operating Procedures and client/server programming.

Technical Writer, International Business Machine Corporation; New York
Software user guides, technical documents, application test summaries, System administrator and end user documents for software/hardware, training manuals and online help

Software and writing tools:
Adobe PhotoShop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Publisher, Captivate for training.
Ghostwriting and fiction/non-fiction

B.A. New York University – Presently attending; Technology

Awards and Memberships
Six Sigma Benchmarking Association
IBM Award in Technical Writing, 1990, 1992, 1993
Short Story Magazine, "Featured Article ," 1998
eBook/paperback publications in various marketing channels, i.e. Amazon, Apple, Barnes and Noble.
Numerous Newspaper and magazine stories and articles