Lisa Maloney

Content Strategist, Copy Editor, Copywriter, Developmental Editor, Editor, Ghostwriter, Photographer, Technical Writer, Writer

Travel, outdoors and profile writing from Alaska

I'm an award-winning travel, outdoors and profile writer based in Alaska. My travel guidebook, "Moon Alaska," won a Silver Award from the North American Travel Journalists Association. I served a stint as senior editor at Alaska magazine, have worked as an editorial consultant for nationally ranked websites, and am fluent in Latin American Spanish. I'm also a certified personal trainer with several thousand hours of hands-on experience.
Categories
Content Types
Ad/Promotional Copy, Article, Blog Post, Buyers Guide, Checklist, Commercial, Ebook, General Photo, Guide, Interview, Landing Page, News Photography, Product Description, Press Release, Product Photography, Website Copy, Whitepaper, Case Study, Infographic Copy, Email Newsletter, Script
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Anchorage, AK, USA|English, Spanish
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Buyers Guides / Case Studies

5
thewirecutter.com
Buyers Guide
The Best Winter Boots

This buyers guide result from in-depth, hands-on testing of both men's and women's winter boots.

February, 12 2018
thewirecutter.com
Article
The Best Nonslip Traction Devices

Selecting the best non-slip traction devices for multiple uses, after extensive research and hands-on testing.

January, 10 2017
consumersearch.com
Case Study
Best Glucometers

This research-based case study showcases the best glucometers, taking into account medical studies, expert opinions and user feedback.

February, 6 2018
consumersearch.com
Case Study
Home Safe Reviews

This in-depth buyers guide / case study features the best commercially available home safes for a variety of uses.

August, 16 2017
consumersearch.com
Buyers Guide
Best Upright Freezers

A comprehensive research report and buyers guide on the best upright freezers for non-commercial use.

March, 19 2018

Profile Writing

4
anchoragepress.com
Article
Conquering an Invisible Obstacle

A profile of the nonprofit Language Interpreter Center, which offers language access services to residents of Alaska.

October, 15 2015
anchoragepress.com
Article
One Book at a Time

A profile of Best Beginnings, a program promoting early childhood literacy, and its many lifelong benefits, in Alaska.

September, 24 2015
anchoragepress.com
Article
The love of high places

An in-depth profile of the young owners behind Alaska Mountaineering School, the only local franchisee for guiding climbers on Denali.

July, 2 2015
outsideonline.com
Article
Alaska Has a Moose Roadkill Problem

Following the nonprofit Alaska Moose Federation as they recover roadkill moose and deliver them to people and organizations that signed up to receive hundreds of pounds of free (but unexpected!) meat.

April, 25 2016

Outdoors Writing

19
countrymanpress.com
Ebook
Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes Around Anchorage

This second-edition hiking guidebook, available as both an ebook and a print edition, covers 50 hiking trails within a 30-minute drive of Anchorage, Alaska.

mountaineers.org
Ebook
Day Hiking Southcentral Alaska

This full-length hiking guidebook, available in both print and ebook editions, offers in-depth coverage of day hiking trails near Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and the Kenai Peninsula.

rootsrated.com
Article
The 10 Best Hikes Near Anchorage
May, 27 2016
hiking.about.com
Packing List for an Overnight Hike
July, 24 2017
hiking.about.com
Essential Hiking Gear Every Beginner Needs
September, 22 2017
hiking.about.com
Article
What to Pack for a Short Hike

A starter packing list; what you should carry for short hiking trips.

May, 17 2018
hiking.about.com
Article
4 Things You Should Know Before Going on a Night Hike

Night hikes don't have to be scary -- but you should take them seriously. These four tips cover how to make nighttime outings safe and fun.

July, 21 2017
hiking.about.com
Backpacks By the Numbers: Sizing and Buying Guide
July, 21 2017
hiking.about.com
11 Fun Activities for Hikers
March, 17 2017
hiking.about.com
How to Try On Hiking Boots and Shoes
June, 17 2017
hiking.about.com
Moose Safety for Hikers
April, 5 2017
hiking.about.com
Article
Tips for Hiking Downhill

What goes up must go down -- and most hikers will tell you that downhill stretches are the hardest on their knees. Here's how to make those downhill trips easier.

April, 9 2017
hiking.about.com
How to Dress Properly for a Winter Hike: Basic Layering
December, 17 2017
hiking.about.com
How to Waterproof Your Feet With Plastic Bags
December, 7 2017
hiking.about.com
Where Do You Find Hiking Buddies?
September, 13 2017
hiking.about.com
The Best Ice Grippers for Hikers
December, 14 2017
hiking.about.com
Where to Buy Inexpensive Hiking Gear
August, 24 2017
hiking.about.com
What's in My Hiking Emergency Kit
January, 17 2018
hiking.about.com
Article
How to Hike in the Rain and Enjoy It
April, 4 2017

Travel Writing

11
moon.com
Ebook
Moon Alaska

This full-length travel guidebook (available both in print and as an ebook) won a Silver Award from the North American Travel Journalists Association in 2018.

adn.com
Article
Close encounters of the ursine kind near Wrangell
December, 2 2017
moon.com
Article
Best Small Towns in Alaska
June, 21 2017
matadornetwork.com
Article
Valdez, Alaska is the coolest little town you’ve never heard of. Here’s why
April, 18 2016
alaskamagazine.com
Article
Drive-up Tundra: 3 Easy-To-Access Spots Near Anchorage
May, 25 2017
adn.com
Article
This new Parks Highway campground is sure to become one of Alaska's most popular
May, 25 2017
moon.com
Article
5 Iconic Alaska Trip Ideas
June, 13 2017
moon.com
Blog Post
Seeing Alaska’s Northern Lights

This blog post covers everything you need to know about seeing Alaska's sometimes elusive northern lights, AKA the aurora borealis.

July, 20 2017
horizontravelpress.com
Article
Alaska Adventures
rootsrated.com
Article
The Modern Adventurer's Travel Guide: How to Do Alaska in 10 Days
July, 15 2016
matadornetwork.com
Article
9 incredible winter adventures to have in Valdez, Alaska
August, 29 2017

Health Fitness Wellness Writing

5
precor.com
Article
6 Ways Personal Trainers Can Boost Their Hourly Rate
sheknows.com
Article
CrossFit is life-changing exercise
January, 19 2012
organic.lovetoknow.com
Buyers Guide
Best Organic Shampoos

A buyer's guide to the best organic shampoos on the market.

September, 1 2017
PDF upload
Blog Post
10 Cheap and Easy Foods.pdf

Written in a relaxed, easy to read tone geared for teenagers and young adults, this blog post covers ten cheap and easy foods you can keep in your home.

PDF upload
Blog Post
5 Things to Know About Health and Fitness - FeelRich.com

This blog post covered five key principles of health and fitness in a fun, easy-to-read voice geared toward young audiences.

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