Lisa Howard

,
Website: www.poignantpen.com
Contact

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 https://lisahoward.contently.com/ to see my online portfolio of written works and https://reedsy.com/lisa-howard to view a list of works I have edited.

Expertise

Book Author
5 Years
Copy Editor
10 Years
Writer
10 Years

Specialty

Food
10 Years
Health
10 Years
Lifestyle
10 Years

Industries


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

Associations

International Association of Culinary Professionals, Berkley Chamber of Commerce