When you love what you do, there are very few “work” days. I’ve gotten a chance to represent some amazing people and contribute to some amazing stories. Here are some career highlights:
Ghostwriting 2016 – Present:
Most of my work lately, aside from journalism has been in the service of others. Out of respect for those I write and have written for, those won’t be posted here. For more information and for writing samples, please contact me.
When someone from The Atlantic calls, you answer — immediately. Behind the scenes, I pulled together some of the school’s best students, a handful of faculty and corralled our president to give a personal tour. That in depth story led to three of our creative writing students having essays published on the site.
Following the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, the men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. in Las Vegas put together a forum to allow the local community to express their feelings. Bringing together clergy, elected officials and activists on just three days notice, I put together a media outreach plan that secured coverage on television, radio and digital.
South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) Creative Writing Department
With media coverage dominated by visual-heavy arts areas like Drama and Dance, the Creative Writing department has been quietly racking up accolades for years. When the kids cleaned up at a national competition, the time was right to reintroduce the department to the Greenville community. What resulted were several news stories and TV coverage:
With the topic of bullying being a key issue in education, Green Valley High School’s “The Weight of Words” stage play was a perfect opportunity for media coverage going into the holiday season of 2011. I wrote the media release, pitched the story to local outlets and coordinated interviews with the play director. “The Weight of Words” earned coverage on TV and the newspaper.