A decade ago, I transitioned from being a full-time explanatory journalist for news media (covering tech, business, and entertainment) to a full-time contract writer and consultant to Fortune 500 companies. In short, it’s been a rewarding and enriching experience that’s allowed me to interview and visit with hundreds of people that are way smarter than me.
While I still cover a little travel for news media, the bulk of my time and income is spent interviewing, reporting, and writing stories for commercial clients. For example, I’ve consulted with and written for a lot of name brand companies you probably know and respect.
But because the bulk of my work is non-bylined, under non-disclosure agreement, only shared with private audiences, or otherwise anonymous, it’s often difficult for me to take credit. That and I don’t get directly paid to update my portfolio, so I often neglect it.
Today I hope to change that, however. At the behest of my good friend and sometimes hired-gun Josh Rhine, this is what I’ve been up to lately (and for whom): Continue reading…