Lori Heinís bio, blogs, credits & clips
World travel blog: RibbonsofHighway.blogspot.com
Published clips & business copy samples: LoriHeinClips.blogspot.com
††† Loriís work has appeared in regional, national, international and online publications. A marathoner, she does some of her best writing while running. Hard-wired with wanderlust, Loriís visited some 60 countries, and her travels inspire and inform much of her freelance work and also her book, Ribbons of Highway: A Mother-Child Journey Across America. Her many travel photo credits include the cover of a national magazine. A magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Tufts University, Lori also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and holds an MBA. She spent 20 years in the corporate world as a sales, marketing and organizational development executive for a major New England health care company, where effective writing and communication were key to getting the job done.
Journalism and Narrative Writing
q Hundreds of pieces on a range of topics published in regional, national, international and online publications, newspapers worldwide, and book anthologies. Credits include the Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer.† Frequent contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul and HCI Books' Ultimate series book titles. Work has appeared in such publications as International Living; The European; German Life; Go World Travel; Runnerís World; Runner Triathlete News; Washington Running Report; The Traveler; Perceptive Travel; Runnerís Gazette; The Occasional Moose Ė A Journal of Life in the Monadnock Region; MetroSports; Monadnock Magazine; Transitions Abroad; The Heart of New England; Granite Sports; Writerís Weekly; Absolute Write; Humorwriters/Erma Bombeckís Writing Workshop; Hackwriters ĖThe International Writerís Magazine; Traveling Today/iparenting.com; BootsnAll;† magazines like WaveLength, Route 66, Reunions, Radish, Grand, Tufts and Country Roads.† Monthly family travel column for Boston Parents Paper and The Dabbling Mum ezine; parenting publications nationwide, including parenthood.com, Baystate Parent, Western New York Parent and others. GateHouse Media daily and weekly newspapers (MA), including Patriot Ledger, Taunton Daily Gazette, Brockton Enterprise, Metrowest Daily News and others.† Work distributed to major metropolitan newspapers by Hearst Corporation's King Features Syndicate. Travel blog, RibbonsofHighway.blogspot.com, selected as a Good Housekeeping Site of the Day and an Arthur Frommerís Budget Travel Top 100 Travel Blog.† Marketing consultant and staff writer for Impact Relations, a music promotion company.
q Several years as features correspondent for three newspapers owned by the Boston Herald, with pieces usually commanding front page placement with color photography. Topics covered include human interest, personal and business profiles, book and movie reviews, sports, travel, arts and leisure, community and historic issues, and multi-part, themed series
q As a sales, marketing, training, and organizational development executive for over 20 years, wrote action-oriented sales letters and presentations, brochure and promotional copy, employee and manager newsletters, training manuals and courses, self-study workbooks, personal and organizational assessment tools, employee and customer surveys, press releases and a variety of other business tools
q RibbonsofHighway.blogspot.com Ė Dispatches and reflections from decades of globetrotting
q LoriHeinClips.blogspot.com Ė Published work and business copy samples
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