David Wilkening

Freelance Article Writer & Biography Writer

Location:Deland, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Resume/David Wilkening
OVERVIEW: A long-standing writer specializing in travel and business-finance-real estate writing. His work has appeared in dozens of publications and dot coms. He is a former newspaperman who worked in Chicago, Detroit, Orlando and Washington, DC, where he was a writer and editor covering a wide variety of subjects.
BOOKS: Several, both types of ghost-written (The Pain Doctors) and by-lined (How to Get into the Top Graduate Schools and How to Hide).
PERIODICAL WRITING: Major newspapers such as Detroit Free Press, New York Times and national magazines (AAA, among others).
DOT.COMS: US Editor of TravelMole.com, a leading, large circulation London-based provider of worldwide business-travel news. Frequent contributor to travel/business/real estate dot.coms.
SPECIAL: Writer-Editor of travel and real estate comprehensive reports for US National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds; Visit Florida brochures and books; dozens of special in-depth newspaper inserts.
MISCELLANEOUS LIFE EXPERIENCE: Former Editor, Travel Weekly; former political operative during US Senate and US House campaigns; newspaper career spanning two decades ranging from feature writing to management to editorial writing; experience as political editor; editor of Orlando Magazine; columnist for various real estate-business publications.
OTHER NOTABLES: Adjunct professor of journalism at Florida’s largest university; specialty writing formats include news releases and advertorials; experience as Washington Bureau Chief for major newspapers; frequent contributor to trade magazines.
CONTACT: dwilkening@cfl.rr.com, 407-951-7844*