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Baltimore, Md 21231
Write and copy edit articles on home improvement, decks, framing, bathroom remodeling, skylight installations, stair building, as well as soccer, lacrosse, American football, squash, volleyball, fitness, sports nutrition, health, team sports and sportsmanship, Baltimore, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Alaska for Demand Studios, which provides content for AZ Central Fitness, Livestrong.com, National Geographic, USA Today, eHow.com, Trails.com, Travels.com and related online information sites. Many articles focus on soccer history, Zumba, women's fitness, weight training, restaurants, golf courses, karaoke, hotels, dance clubs and luxury vacations.
Soccer is my main area of expertise, with more than a dozen years as a field player and goalkeeper on an A League women's team, a visit to the 1998 World Cup in France, and more than 600 published articles on soccer on DMS sites.
Squash is also an area of strength; I have played since 1982, in England and the United States, and organize the 70-member squash league at Mac Harbor East in Baltimore, Maryland.
Major achievements: Coached entry-level staff to record number of press awards for past two years.
Major achievements: Wrote two books that had substantial impact on how cultural geography and intercultural communication are taught and on the debate on romance travel.
Major achievements: Won praise for skilled editing from often-critical reporters such as film critic Stephen Hunter, who later won a Pulitzer Prize, and Edward Gunts, noted architecture critic.
Editing goals: Precision of language, clarity of concepts, accuracy, maintaining author's voice.
Major achievements: Helped vault The Washington Post past the better-staffed New York Times with comprehensive coverage of elections, the national Census and breaking news, including the O.J. trial.
Gathered information and designed graphics for the National and Foreign sections of The Washington Post. Worked collaboratively with artists as they created maps, illustrations, charts and infographics. Did original data analysis on PAC spending to create charts for the Federal Page.
1992 and 1994 elections ... O.J. Simpson trial ... South Africa elections ... Los Angeles riots ... World Trade Center bombing ... 1990 census ... Hurricane Andrew ... Somalia intervention ... Fighting in Bosnia