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  Caroline Williamson
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am an award-winning freelance travel writer that covers all things discerning--travel, cars, motorcycles, luxury goods, wine, spirits, restaurants. Based out of New Orleans, I routinely write about the exotic concoction of food, music and fun to be had in my hometown. As a seasoned copywriter, my clients have included both nonprofit organizations, (National Geographic) and businesses (M.G. Maher & Company, Inc., an international shipping company). My corporate portfolio includes web content, social media, newsletters, ad copy, and marketing collateral.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Writer 7 Years
Content Editor (online) 12 Years
Copywriter 12 Years
Specialty
Business (general) 10 Years
Food 7 Years
Travel 12 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
12 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Leader's Edge Magazine (11+), Forbes Travel Guide (3-5), KULTUR Magazine (1-2), AirTran Airways Go Magazine (1-2), PS Magazine (1-2), Reach Magazine (1-2), Loews Magazine (1-2), Transaction Trends (1-2), The Port Record Magazine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Line 58 (11+), New Orleans Commercial Real Estate Women (11+), Steeg Law Firm, LLC (11+), Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours (11+), Wye River Upper School (11+), MBLX, Inc. (11+), M.G. Maher & Company., Inc. (11+), International Trade Resources (11+), Jammin' for Japan (1-2)
Other Work History
Account Executive/Business Development Strategist at Kircher Communications, Washington, D.C.
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Squarespace
Equipment
MAC laptop, Nikon D50 digital SLR with lenses, Sony Mini-DVD Camcorder
Foreign Language Skills
Some French
Work Permits & Visas
Brazil business visa
References
Rick Pullen, Editor in Chief, Leader's Edge Magazine
Robert M. Steeg, Managing Partner, The Steeg Law Firm
Rosie LeBreton, Past President, New Orleans Commercial Real Estate Women
Greg McGruder, VP, Lectures & Public Programs, The National Geographic Society
Adam Newman, Principal, Zande +Newman Design
David Schulingkamp, President, M.G. Maher & Co., Inc.
Mark Bielski, Director of Sales, Stephen Ambrose
Historical Tours
Patricia McGlannan, Board Member, Wye River Upper School
Karley Frankic, Principal, Frankic, Inc.
Ann Landrum, Principal, International Trade Resources
Awards
Society of National Association Publications (SNAP) Excel Silver Award for Feature Article
AMA New Orleans MAX Award for Event Marketing
Associations
New Orleans Press Club
MediaBistro.com Avant Guild Member
Net2NO - Where social changemakers and technological forerunners come together in New Orleans.
Other
On and off for ten years, I have been 4-wheeling through the harsh Australian Outback researching, "Tracking Uncle Ludwig," a book and documentary about my distant uncle the explorer Ludwig Leichhardt. Uncle Ludwig led an epic expedition through the Top End in 1845 only to disappear three years later with his entire party of men, animals and equipment while trying to cross the heart of the continent.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New Orleans, LA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Articles Travel  
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 7/1/2013)
New Orleans entrepreneurial spirit hits the hospitality industry. What's new in restaurants, hotels and craft cocktail bars.
(PS Magazine, 9/1/2011)
The "New" New Orleans: This Southern Belle is Back in Business.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 7/1/2011)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: Maryland's Eastern Shore, Virginia Countryside, Inn at Little Washington, Keswick Hall, Inn at Perry Cabin, Hotel Sezz St. Tropez, Gaylord Hotels, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, 50 Places of a Lifetime, 2012 Maserati Gran Tourismo MC.
(Loews Magazine, 7/1/2011)
Living Local - Loews New Orleans offers visitors a slice of life in the Big Easy.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 6/1/2011)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: Los Angeles, The Redbury, Four Seasons LA, Ritz Carlton LA, Dream Cars West, Namibia, Amazing Family Tours Italy, Yagtze River Cruise, Loews Hotel New Orleans, Caracella-Bath's Motorsport Collection, Aston Martin 2012 Virage Coup
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 3/1/2011)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Todo Santos, Pinehurst Resort, Horseback Riding in Belize, Pentax K-5, Tepper Jackson Bags, 2012 BMW 650i Convertible.
(Forbes Regional Guide South 2011, 1/1/2011)
Contributor to New Orleans section. Wrote: Introduction, Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What are the Top Things To Do in New Orleans?, Shopping. The attached PDF provides a sampling of my copy.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 12/1/2010)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: Washington, DC, London's Savoy, Breckenridge, CO, Paris to Japan, Book Lust To Go, Bodhi Bags, 2011 Lexus LX570.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 11/1/2010)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: Macau, The Masters, Family Reunions, Quark Expeditions, Tribeca Digital SLR Sling, Porsche GT2 RS.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 7/1/2010)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: California wine country, Abu Dhabi, Bermuda, Ethiopia, Ferrari 599 GTO.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 12/1/2009)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Orient-Express, Maho Bay Camps St. John, Cross-country skiing with Exodus. Lamborghini Murcielago SuperVeloce.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 4/1/2009)
The latest news for connoisseurs of all things discerning. This month: The Broadmoor, Crystal Cruises, Idaho River rafting, yoga escapes, Vespa GT 250.
Articles Feature  
(PS Magazine, 9/1/2011)
The "New" New Orleans: This Southern Belle is Back in Business.
(Loews Magazine, 7/1/2011)
Living Local - Loews New Orleans offers visitors a slice of life in the Big Easy.
(Reach Magazine, 1/1/2010)
A New Orleans transplant goes behind the scenes to explore the world of krewes and floats.
(AirTran Airways Go Magazine, 11/1/2009)
The gospel about Louisiana's latest digital interactive media tax credits--a whopping 35%--and the post-Katrina entrepreneurial renaissance New Orleans is experiencing, as young, educated professionals flock to the city, seduced by the eclectic culture, vibrant music scene and affordable lifestyle.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 10/1/2008)
Insuring vintage investments may be hard to swallow for some, but its absolutely essential if you don't want to become the next "Big Wine Caper." This article won a Society of National Association Publications Excel Silver Award for feature article.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 3/1/2008)
An entertaining read about insuring collector cars using the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance collector car show to tell the story.
Articles New Orleans  
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 7/1/2013)
New Orleans entrepreneurial spirit hits the hospitality industry. What's new in restaurants, hotels and craft cocktail bars.
(Transaction Trends, 4/1/2013)
Make the most of your down time in New Orleans with these insider tips for attending Jazz Fest, plus recommendations on where to eat, drink, and be merry.
(PS Magazine, 9/1/2011)
The "New" New Orleans: This Southern Belle is Back in Business.
(Loews Magazine, 7/1/2011)
Living Local - Loews New Orleans offers visitors a slice of life in the Big Easy.
(Forbes Regional Guide South 2011, 1/1/2011)
Contributor to New Orleans section. Wrote Introduction, Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What are the Top Things To Do in New Orleans?, Shopping. The attached PDF provides a sampling of my copy.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 10/1/2010)
Shrimp, oysters and crab dominate most menus in the Big Easy. But with restaurants like chef Donald Link's Cochon Butcher, a bona fide butcher shop meets urban eatery, New Orleans restaurants are serving up a lot more than the holy trinity of seafood.
(Reach Magazine, 1/1/2010)
A New Orleans transplant goes behind the scenes to explore the world of krewes and floats.
(AirTran Airways Go Magazine, 11/1/2009)
The gospel about Louisiana's latest digital interactive media tax credits--a whopping 35%--and the post-Katrina entrepreneurial renaissance New Orleans is experiencing, as young, educated professionals flock to the city, seduced by the eclectic culture, vibrant music scene and affordable lifestyle.
(Leader's Edge Magazine, 3/1/2007)
Travel to New Orleans post-Katrina.