Professional (paid) experience writing to engage readers in many styles and genres in print, on the radio and online. I've created funny commercials to teach people what to do with their old medications and household products, serious articles to inform readers and creative writing to entertain.
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No matter the platform, content is king. Do you need to educate, inform, and entertain? Need interviews? Just need some research done? Need someone to take what you have and make it better? I'm an experienced writer, researcher, editor and...
Freelance Field Producer:
Work has aired on NPR, PRI, APM, BBC and other radio networks. I've done everything from conducting interviews to researching and writing stories.
Wrote and co-produced two series of commercials for a nonprofit organization. The first informed listeners of issues related to clean water, the second told listeners how to safely dispose of their extra or expired medications. You can hear samples at www.ideajones.com -- click on the "audio" tab.
Covered business, sports, consumer news and other topics for newspapers, magazines and trade publications, including The Sacramento Bee and Comstock's (a business magazine).
Editor and a Contributing Editor for publications including California Horse Review.
Created promotional materials, including a brochure, for a successful art exhibition at Capital Public Radio in Sacramento. Coordinated promotion with the radio station, and saw to online publicity for the exhibit, which drew the largest crowd the station had seen for an event of that type.
Orchestrated workshop for California Writers Club, Sacramento Chapter, organizing panel, gathering material from panelists, editing material working with the panelists, and producing handouts for workshop participants.
Past semi-finalist for the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting from the Academy for Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
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