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Writing At Work Podcast
The Writing at Work Podcast gives you a peek behind the professional writing curtain, interviewing people in a variety of fields about the writing they do at work.
Nov 16, 2017
Episode 11: Getting into Freelance Blogging with Sarah Gilliland
Episode 11 features Sarah Gilliland, freelance blogger at Sarahinthesuburbs.com and a whole host of other sites. This week, Sarah talks about getting started as a freelance blogger and about learning from your competitors and your “haters.”
Nov 8, 2017
Episode 10: Freelance Blogging with Sarah Gilliland
Episode 10 features Sarah Gilliland, freelance blogger at Sarahinthesuburbs.com and a whole host of other sites. This week, Sarah talks about her writing process, choosing an article topic, and how writing for web is different than writing for print.
Nov 1, 2017
Episode 9: Getting into Journalism with Cliff McCollum
Episode 9 features the second half of my interview with Cliff McCollum, managing news editor of Gulf Coast Media. This week, Cliff talks about getting into journalism, the importance of proofreading, and the pros and cons of print portfolios versus online portfolios. Note: This episode has an instance of strong language.
Oct 25, 2017
Episode 8: Writing in Journalism with Cliff McCollum
Episode 8 features Cliff McCollum, managing news editor of Gulf Coast Media. This week, Cliff talks about the work that he does as a journalist, describing what it’s like to work on an investigative report.
Oct 17, 2017
Episode 7: Writing in Nursing Leadership with Mallory Hamilton
This episode features nursing leader extraordinaire, Mallory Hamilton, MSN, RN, CNL. Hamilton works as the Supervisor of Administrative Nursing in a major metropolitan hospital in the southeast. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music from Louisiana State University, then switched gears and got an MS in nursing from the Medical College of Georgia. In this episode, we talk about writing to different audiences, writing without judgement, and peer review in professional life.
Sep 23, 2017
Episode Six: Plagiarism and Peer Review in Legal Writing and Marketing
This episode features the second half of my interview with former attorney and current marketing guru Bridget Brave. If you haven't listened to the first part of the interview, check it out in Episode Five! This week, Brave talks about some of her more memorable writing projects, says that a lot of legal writing is plagiarism, and shares her advice on cover letters!
Sep 16, 2017
Episode 5: Writing to Learn in Law and Marketing
This week’s episode featured Bridget Brave, former attorney at law and current marketer extraordinaire. Brave talks to us about making two major career changes and learning on the job.
Sep 7, 2017
Episode 4: Breaking into Freelancing
This week, I continue the conversation with Taylor Holland, freelance editor and content marketer. Holland currently writes and edits for Skyword, a content marketing firm, and Taylored Editorial, LLC, of which she is also the founder. Holland tells us about her most memorable projects and gives advice for breaking into freelancing.
Sep 2, 2017
Episode 3: Writing and Content Marketing
This week (Episode 3) and next week’s interviews are with Taylor Holland, freelance content marketer, writer, and editor. This week, Holland talks to us about the work of content marketing. Holland is a freelance writer, editor, and content marketer, currently writing and editing for Skyword, a content marketing firm, and Taylored Editorial, LLC, of which she is also the founder. Through Skyword, Holland has written for brands like Samsung and IBM, and through Taylored Editorial, she has edited for bestselling authors, like former NASA CIO (or Chief Information Officer) Linda Cureton. Taylor also has magazine writing experience as well; she has written and edited for Pink Magazine, a national publication for professional women, where she had a hand in launching their daily e-note, Little Pink Book.
Aug 24, 2017
Episode 2: Writing in Law School
In Episode 2, which features part two of my interview with Jeremy Hager, attorney at law, we talk mostly about getting into the field of law.
Aug 17, 2017
Episode 1: Writing in Litigation
In Episode 1, I talk to Jeremy Hager, attorney at law, about writing in the field of litigation. Hager describes the different types of documents he writes as a litigator and walks listeners through his writing process.