Jon Donley

Jon Donley - Editor

Floresville, TX, United States

Award-winning career journalist, media consultant, and full digital marketing specialist. Services range from writing to expert editing.

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Overview

Longtime journalist and goatherd, soldier and grandfather of 21.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Christian
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Short Story
Non-Fiction
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Computers & Internet
Health & wellbeing
History
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Nature
Parenting & Families
Publishing

Certifications

  • BA Communications/Journalism, double major History
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Iowa Press Association
  • Texas Press Association
  • Louisiana Press Association

Awards

  • 2006 Knight Digital Media Award (first ever award to digital media)
  • 1998 - 2008 - 16 awards in New Orleans Press Club.

Work experience

Founder/Senior Consultant

Jon Donley Media LLC
December, 2011 – Present (over 6 years)

A private consulting firm specializing in:

- Commercial Writing
- Ghost Writing
- Full range of editing services, from business correspondence to company policy manuals
- Full range of public relation services, including publicity campaigns and damage remediation
- Expert in digital media marketing including web and social network development, search and social media advertising.
- Staff training and tutorials
- More than 30 years prior experience as professional journalist in various newspapers, serving in job posts from general assignments to beat reporter, news photographer, opinion writer and editor, special projects (including development of websites and tech liaison with newsroom, news editor, front page designer and editor and state editor and graphic editor at newspapers including:

New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mardi

San Antonio Express News

San Antonio News

San Angelo Standard Times

... and more.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Healing Plants

Ana Nez Heatherley

Medicinal uses, scientific explanations, growing tips, and preparations for North American plants and herbs.

Medicinal uses, scientific explanations, growing tips, and preparations for North American plants and herbs.

A Violin for Miss Peggy

Jon Donley

Rufus Johnson was a man living with a hurt, in a small Texas frontier town where community made the difference between a joyful life and bitter emptiness. This Christian inspirational short story shows how a teacher's love and a little girl's anger broke through the pain to teach Rufus the True Song.

Rufus Johnson was a man living with a hurt, in a small Texas frontier town where community made the difference between a joyful life and bitter emptiness. This Christian inspirational short story shows how a teacher's love and a little girl's anger broke through the pain to teach Rufus the True Song.

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