Benjamin Gohs

Benjamin Gohs - Editor

Lansing, MI, USA

Need concise, enlightening, and entertaining copy? I'm a freelance writer/editor/page designer who turns ideas into words that wow!

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Overview

Over Benjamin's 17-year career as a professional writer, editor, and page designer, he has produced more than 660 weekly newspapers, more than 3,000 articles, hundreds of essays, multitudinous blog posts, and designed everything from print ads and business cards to flyers and magazines.
Oh, and he's never missed an editorial deadline!

- Need a press release for your organization or business?
- Need an article on any topic—from human interest to investigative reporting?
- Need blog content?

Most short article/blog/PR projects are same-day service and delivered in as little as three hours.
Need content in a hurry? Let's talk now.

$50 Services:
Blog, Article, Press release (up to 500 words)
Flyer or business card design
Heavy editing up to 5 pages

$75 Services:
Proofreading up to 10 pages
Article up to 750 words
Heavy editing up to 7 pages

$100 Services
Article up to 1,250 words
New business package: 500-word press release, business card design, and flyer

$200 Services:
Long-form article up to 2,000 words (Includes research, links to sources)
Book interior layout up to 200 pages (Choose size, fonts, headers, footers, drop caps, graphics) cover not included
Page design up to 10 pages (magazine, newsletter, newspaper, etc.)
Heavy editing up to 20 pages
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Writing & Publishing

Awards

  • See the full list of Ben's awards here: https://bengohs.com/awards/

Work experience

Writer, Editor, Page Designer

Self-employed
July, 2020 – Present (4 months)

Seeking freelance writing and editing opportunities.
Specializing in articles, blogs, and press releases on all topics, as well book ghostwriting, editing, and design, and page layout for magazines and newspapers.

Editor

Boyne City Gazette
May, 2010 – July, 2010 (2 months)

As Editor of Boyne City Gazette print +digital newspaper and, I was tasked with a number of duties including:
Newspaper layout using InDesign
Writing and editing news stories
Editing/rewriting press releases
Operating the newspaper's social media accounts
Posting content on the newspaper's website
Designing advertisements, business cards, flyers, other printed marketing products
Write, edit, design niche magazines including Boyne Holiday Guide, Boyne Summer, Boyne Expo

Editor

Charlevoix Courier Newspaper
April, 2008 – May, 2010 (about 2 years)

Editor in charge of photography, news writing, editing, page layout, public relations, training and management of reporters and freelancers.

Reporter

Charlevoix Courier Newspaper
April, 2005 – April, 2008 (about 3 years)

General news beat. Photography. Opinion columns.

Freelance Writer and Photographer

Self-employed
November, 2003 – April, 2005 (over 1 year)

Wrote on a variety of topics for more than a dozen newspapers, websites, niche magazines, and entertainment tabloids.

Portfolio (1 selected work)

A Thin Porridge

Gohs, Benjamin J.

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