Lisa Howard


Professional Experience

I'm a freelance writer and editor who works with custom and trade magazines, lifestyle marketing firms, publishers, and individuals. I also do corporate wellness sessions, teach cooking classes, and give public speaking engagements centered on health topics. For corporate editorial clients, I provide QA and copywriting services in addition to instructional design content. Please visit to see my online portfolio of written works and to view a list of works I have edited.


Book Author
5 Years
Copy Editor
10 Years
10 Years


10 Years
10 Years
10 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
5 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
8 Years
Newspaper - Community
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Vimax Publishing (10+), Meredith (10+), Rodale (1-2), Community Publishing (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

i3Logic (3-5), Allure Medical (10+), Sun Communities (1-2)

Other Work History

• Freelance editor for individual clients, companies, publishers, and editorial agencies • Instructional designer for various corporate e-learning initiatives • Author of Healthier Gluten-Free (Fair Winds Press, 2014) and The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils (Page Street Publishing, 2015) • Public speaker presenting at libraries, writers’ conferences, universities, corporations, community centers, local institutions, and event venues • Recipe developer for consumer magazines, media/marketing firms, and individual clients • Cooking instructor and culinary speaker at community centers, libraries, fitness/wellness centers, hospitals, corporations (“Lunch & Learn” sessions), senior centers, and event venues

Foreign Language Skills

German, Spanish, French; also a certified English as a Second Language instructor

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Word Press


International Association of Culinary Professionals, Berkley Chamber of Commerce