Work experience

Work experience
Dec 1996 - Present

Owner and Principal

Leslie Hancock Communication Services

Provided comprehensive business communications services, including writing, editing, speaking, presenting, researching, marketing, project management, creative talent supervision, trade show representation, and social media community management

Jan 2010 - Present

Assistant Professor

Austin Community College

Taught college writing courses; developed and conducted professional development for fellow faculty and staff

Aug 2011 - Present

Account Consultant - Social Media

HCB Health

Performed community management and analytics in Radian6; developed social media strategy; created social media content and metrics reporting; presented Social Media Playbook to clients

Jul 2010 - Dec 2010

Online Community Manager and Content Analyst

Demand Media

Performed client services in social media, including community building and management, BtoB liaison, and content analysis and team leadership

Sep 2002 - Dec 2003

Writer and Public Relations Specialist

Victoria Business Magazine

Conducted public relations account management on behalf of the Victoria Business Magazines and some of its top supporters; wrote regularly-featured profiles of local business leaders for the magazine




Leslie Hancock is a communications Swiss Army Knife. She writes, speaks, listens, researches, instructs, persuades, and connects. Over her 20-year career as an independent communications consultant and educator, Leslie has joyfully ridden the wave of technology into the modern information age. She recognizes that, though words are everywhere, effective messaging is rare. She can help you and your company hone your message, enhance your public relations efforts, and take full advantage of all the communications channels available today, including social media.

Professional Organizations






Social Networking (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

Blogging (Wordpress)


Public Speaking

MS Powerpoint

MS Word