Since 1984, Kate Long has worked as a media writing coach in many parts of the United States and Canada. In a gentle, well-informed manner, she helps writers of any skill level move their writing up to the next level.
Her own print reporting and radio features have won national awards, so she is well-equipped to work with seasoned veterans and editors, as well as beginning reporters.
Media clients have included: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Marketplace (Public Radio International); The Rocky Mountain News, The Boulder Daily Camera, The Norfolk Pilot-Ledger, The Raleigh News and Observer, The Hamilton (Ontario) Spectator, the Roanoke Times, The Fayetteville (NC) Observer, The Oklahoman, Cincinnati Inquirer, Dallas Morning News, The Charleston Gazette (home paper).
Writing and editing seminars include: The Associated Press Managing Editors conference (2), the National Writers Workshops (7), The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, The American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors conference, the American Press Institute, The Freedom Forum, The Canadian Association of Journalists.
Media Awards include: UCLA’s Loeb Award for business writing, for a series on the high cost of health care; the Gabriel Award for radio that lifts the human spirit, for a series on West Virginia writers; the National Headliner Award, Best of Show, for a radio feature on Bobby Kennedy in West Virginia; the West Virginia Association Press Enterprise Reporting Award for a series on Medicaid changes that were forcing elderly people off in-home care.
Contact: (304) 343-1884 or firstname.lastname@example.org.