I've served as a writing coach and media commentator, with recent stints teaching college courses in media ethics and writing
for media, along with ongoing freelance writing assignments.
am available to work with you or your staff on ways to punch up and improve writing even the most mundane and basic news
I also offer tips and guidance in reporting:
the best ways to interview the most reluctant subjects, tracking down sources and quotes, and researching any and all relevant
information and scoops for your stories.
Even if you think you
learned it all in journalism school, I'll show you techniques -- all ethical and legal -- to find information and news, as
well as come up with ideas on days when the breaking news just isn't breaking.
From public information requests for government documents to localizing national issues and finding the
other story most reporters ignore you and your staff will be better prepared to tackle any beat and all news angles.