Hello. I’ve been a digital and print editor, writer, producer and manager for many years. Currently, I’m a senior digital editor/writer/producer at AARP. My past includes senior editing positions at NPR, USA Today and CNN, and I’m a former editor-in-chief of business news publisher Industry Dive. (I’ve also spent many years losing money as a bar band musician, but that is a whole other story.)
Below are a few clips. Please note that I’ve been an editor/manager for many years, so I rarely write for publication. For a better idea of my writing style, please visit my personal blog.
AARP: Tuskegee Airman gets wish to help dyslexic students. Your basic personal interest story about a fascinating man.
AARP: Last American to collect a Civil War pension dies at 90. The story of how someone was still collecting a Civil War pension in 2020.
Marketing Dive: I am ‘NPR Chicken.’ Here’s how I got 1,200 Twitter followers in 2 days. A recollection of a very odd episode of my life, wrapped inside a how-to piece.
Healthcare Dive: Hell freezes over: ICD-10 becomes a reality: It took 20 years from the time WHO adopted a new healthcare coding system to the time the US finally implemented it. Here’s why.
NPR.org: Don’t like clouds you can’t touch? Build your own storage solution: This All Tech Considered blog post looks at the relative ease of creating your own online-accessible storage instead of relying on a third-party cloud.
USATODAY.com: Election night 2008: I wrote the lead story for the website on Election Night, updating it in real time more than 40 times in nine hours.