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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
Ghost writer 10 Years
Reporter 20 Years
Writer 20 Years
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
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
Writers' guild, Italian Journalist Union, Vatican Press Club.
Available on request
Lowel Thomas Award (Silver); former fellow with the International Center for Journalists; Achievement Award from Foreign Press Association in Peru, several company-wide honors
Italy Foreign Press Club (Rome), Vatican Press Association, Society of Professional Journalists
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

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