Full-service senior editor and writer specializing in finance who has produced a wide variety of communications documents, including articles, research reports, content marketing, thought leadership, white papers, global position papers and financial reports. Proven team player, very knowledgeable about grammar, expert subeditor with skills in production tools such as Excel, the Adobe suite and Word Press.
Freelance Financial Writer and Editor 2009 - present
Contract marketing writer/editor for such clients as Accenture, McKinsey & Co., Dassault Systemés, Goldman Sachs, Asset International, FNEX.com and Regions Bank. Copyedited 150-page semi-annual financial report to Congress for the FHFA. Copyedited research reports for McKinsey & Co., Ernst & Young and Pepper Hamilton. Worked under tight deadlines with fast turnaround. Shot and edited financial videos, recorded and edited podcasts, developed infographics for client publications and online use. Excellent project management skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Apple iWork and Google Office. Large Rolodex of freelance financial writers. Work also performed for a variety of websites and publications, including the Financial Times, Fortune Magazine, Institutional Investor, Money Magazine, Portfolio.com and thebigmoney.com.
J.P. Morgan Private Bank, New York 2006 - 2009
Senior Financial Editor
Edit manuscripts for the bank’s premier publications, “Portfolio Magazine” and “On My Mind.” Content includes a wide array of business topics including equities, fixed income and alternatives such as real estate, commodities, private equity and hedge funds.
Copy-edit manuscripts for fact checking purposes and adherence to company style. Conduct in-depth research and analysis on investment and financial services topics
Mine data from company and outside Excel sheets
Interview content experts inside and outside the firm on a wide range of issues
Develop publications from idea stage to final delivery, including obtaining necessary compliance and legal approvals
Write white papers, advice papers, position papers, thought leadership documents, correspondence, Web content and Powerpoint presentations
Time Magazine, Berlin Germany 1999-2005 Berlin bureau chiefResponsible for economic, political and arts coverage from Germany and the Scandinavian countriesPlanned and wrote articles for the magazine and its website.Managed a staff of eight plus freelancersResponsible for division’s budget and planning
Article, Case Study, Interview, Whitepaper, Website Copy