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  Eric J. Lyman
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Experienced Italy-based freelancer specializing in hard news, politics, features, environmental topics, media and entertainment, food, wine, and travel stories. I also write book reviews in my areas of specialty and have experience as a ghost writer. I am multi-lingual, multi-cultural, and well traveled. I live in Rome.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Ghost writer 10 Years
Reporter 20 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Environment & Nature 10 Years
Food 10 Years
General news, features 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
GlobalPost (11+), Misc. media syndicates (11+), The Hollywood Reporter (11+), USA Today (11+), Xinhua news agency (11+), Airline magazines (6-10), Zagat Guides (3-5), Wall Street Journal (Europe & US) (3-5), Wine & Spirits (1-2), Fodor's Guidebooks (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (11+), Various UN agencies (3-5)
Other Work History
Former staffer for Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones and UPI.
Computer Skills
Micorsoft Office Suite, Max OSX, Windows, basic HTML and web design
Equipment
Macintosh laptop computer, iPad, 12MP Leica digital camera, digital voice recorder, high-speed Internet connection, mobile Internet connection
Foreign Language Skills
Native English speaker, fluent Spanish, and Italian. Basic knowledge of French
Work Permits & Visas
Official permanent work visa for Italy; valid for up to 90 days in other parts of the European Union
Unions
Writers' guild, Italian Journalist Union, Vatican Press Club.
References
Available on request
Awards
Lowel Thomas Award (Silver); former fellow with the International Center for Journalists; Achievement Award from Foreign Press Association in Peru, several company-wide honors
Associations
Italy Foreign Press Club (Rome), Vatican Press Association, Society of Professional Journalists
Other
Much more information is available from my web site: www.EricJLyman.com. Also...
Twitter: @EricJLyman
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/EJLyman
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(A full selection of writing samples is available by clicking on the above link)
Contact Info
  Eric J. Lyman
Via San Giovanni Decollato 14
Int. 1
Rome,  00186
Italy

E-Mail: ejlyman@me.com
Website: http://ericjlyman.com