Justin Ward

4727 12th Ave. NE

Professional Experience

A writer and editor with more than 15 years' experience working in media, I am capable of writing about a wide range of subjects, including education, national and local politics, science, economics, business and the environment. Though my specialty is public interest journalism, I am also proficient in writing or editing short-form advertising copy and SEO


18 Years
15 Years
Copy Editor
10 Years


8 Years
10 Years
Other, Specify
3 Years


Newspaper - Local/Regional
8 Years
5 Years
Academia - all
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

18 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Southern Poverty Law Center (3-5)

Other Work History

[2014-2018] China Social Sciences Press Copy Editor/Page Editor • Supervised two teams of editors • Edited news content, academic journal articles & speeches • Conducted staff training [2012-2014] China Daily Copy Editor/Page Editor Edited paid copy for the paper’s advertising section Conducted staff training [2003 -2012] Other Journalism Investigative Reporter, Editor, Researcher, Columnist Other past employers: The Daily Texan, Texans for Public Justice The Austin Chronicle, Texas Legislative Service, People’s Daily Online

Foreign Language Skills

Intermediate fluency in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop