Joseph Hight

Washington, DC USA

Professional Experience

Joe is a freelance writer and journalist with a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University. He has extensive experience with and knowledge of government programs for education, unemployment, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Insurance. Joe studied writing as an undergraduate at the University of New Hampshire under the late Boston Globe columnist and writer Donald M. Murray. He has written on public policy, politicians, writers, and tennis.


25 Years


15 Years
30 Years


Academia Other
15 Years
Professional Journal
10 Years
Newspaper - Community
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Chronicle Newspapers, Viriginia (10+), Northern Virginia Magazine (3-5), (10+)

Foreign Language Skills

Some French, some German

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Photoshop, Google Apps


laptop, digital voice recorder downloadable to computer, digital camera


American Education Research Association American Economic Association



A description on how the unemployed are counted every month.
Review of the economic events of 2009.
2000 word feature article on the 2008 economic downturn and personal financial advisors.
Sport profile of high school baseball player.
profile of high school athlete scholar soft ball pitcher
County policy on No Child Left Behind
contrast between two tennis matches
Profile of local political candidate
Profile of best selling author David Baldacci