Seasoned writer, editor, and reporter with 30 years experience covering multiple beats for magazines, newspapers, radio/TV, in books, and online. Extensive teaching experience, including adjunct lecturer at University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Published in national, regional and local publications from Modern Maturity to Playboy.
Sold literally thousands of articles and stories to national, regional, and local media since 1978. Authored one nonfiction book and have work in three others. Helped start five publications as founding editor. Served as editor of five different city magazines (four in Charlotte and one in Beaufort, SC). Can teach what I know. Take professional quality 35mm photographs and I can use graphics and professional publishing software.My extensive work for periodicals ranges from a decade long retainer contract with OMNI (1980-92) to produce monthly Continuum items and other stories long and short, to repeated features in top circulation magazines from Modern Maturity ("Torch of 1,000 Suns," 1987, "It Came From Space," 1988) to Playboy.Wrote extensively about business, media, art, music, festivals, dance, and food for a succession of Charlotte publications, beginning in the early 1980s and fulltime during most of the 1990s. Wrote a monthly arts/events previews and reviews column for Charlotte's Best Magazine from 1993-8 ("About Town"), along with interviews of major city figures in government, banking, retail and entertainment, as Editor at Large.