- Led INN’s coverage when the Illinois state legislature was in session, reporting on developments in state politics, interviewing legislators and governor, and other influencers. Managed two interns who assisted coverage. Wrote two articles daily.
- Organized syndication of pieces to more than 80 newspapers throughout Illinois with a cumulative circulation of more than 1.1 million readers. Managed INN’s relationship with newspapers by offering localization services and frequent follow up calls.
- Wrote long form (800 words plus) investigations on a weekly basis, covering the following policy areas: Healthcare, state budget and tax, public pensions, education, unions, wage laws, and government corruption. Obamacare investigation picked up by the Drudge Report, Fox News, and the US House Energy and Commerce Committee.
- Designed and managed the social media strategy and analytics for INN and INN staff on Facebook and Twitter. Maintained accounts and live-tweeted important events.
Narrative designer and writer for the multiplayer hack'n'slash with the soul of an RPG.
I have contributed work and done copy editing for many outfits, including the American Spectator Magazine, Newsmax Magazine, Patch.com and many others.
Wrote and edited content for the premier travel agency to Argentina and Chile.
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