Susan Lanier-Graham

391 Las Colinas Blvd E, Ste 130, #222 Irving, TX 75039
Website: https://www.wanderwithwonder.com
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Professional Experience

I am a freelance journalist with more than 20 years' experience. I write for regional and national print and online publications, with an emphasis on food, wine, travel, education, and technology. I love talking to people and telling the stories behind every destination, company, or brand. I am a member of SATW and a Certified California Wine Appellation Specialist. View portfolio at www.wanderwithwonder.com/portfolio.

Expertise

Book Author
20 Years
Content Editor (online)
12 Years
Writer
27 Years

Specialty

Business (general)
25 Years
Travel
15 Years
Technology
25 Years

Industries


Online/new media
12 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
25 Years
Association publication
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

25 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

AAA Highroads (10+), So Scottsdale (10+), Marriott (10+), Pace Communications (3-5), Grapevine (TX) CVB (3-5), Experience Scottsdale (AZ) (10+), Syndicate Media (10+), Travelocity (10+), WHERE Arizona (6-10), WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale (10+), AAA Home & Away (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Enveritas Group (10+), Microsoft (10+), Bear Technology (3-5), University of Texas at Dallas (1-2), Rocky Mountaineer (6-10), Northcentral University (10+)

Other Work History

I have worked in travel, education, technology, and hospitality. My writing has appeared in print and online publications that include WHERE Arizona, WHERE Phoenix+Scottsdale, Travelocity, Modern Luxury, Luxe. Interiors + Design, AAA EnCompasse, Green Living AZ, Alamo.com, Fairmont.com, Choice Hotels, Marriott, and Hotels.com. I am the author of more than 75 guidebooks and training manuals. I have extensive marketing writing, creating email campaigns, website content, landing pages, press releases, speeches, and more.

Technical Skills

HTML, WordPress, photo editing software, Adobe InDesign. Certified California Wine Appellation Specialist

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPress, Adobe, Microsoft-certified Office expert, A+ Certified Technician, iNet+ Certified Technician, Certified Help Desk Support Engineer, Certified Help Desk Manager. Familiar with social media analytics and tools.

Equipment

Apple computers (desktop and laptop)

Associations

Society of American Travel Writers

Work Samples

Travel

Discover the architecture, art and historic charm in Vienna, Austria
Harness your inner cowboy with hands-on Western experiences at guest ranches.
Travel article on what to see and do in Arizona for the Alamo.com Travel Guides
Scottsdale's spas featured in the 2018 print edition of the Experience Scottsdale (AZ) CVB visitors guide.
Explore this Southern California destination. Completed in partnership with Travelocity.
Interviews with some of Arizona's biggest landscape designers and Talking Shop with designer Julia Buckingham.
Overview of products offered at Montage spas to combat winter dry skin.

Food & Wine

If you've resolved to eat healthy this year, it doesn't mean you have to give up on dining out. These Phoenix-area restaurants offer great healthy menus.

Education

Overview of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Northcentral University
Website content for the Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Collection of 30 Best Online Master's in Sports Medicine created for "The Best Master's Degrees" website.
Advertisement about NCU for the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists magazine.
One of a series of emails encouraging new student enrollment at Northcentral University.
Informational sheet for potential residents at Sierra Pointe Senior Living in Scottsdale, AZ
One sheet created for a new Master of Science in Forensic Psychology degree program at Northcentral University.

Technology

Created all new web content for Bear Technologies
Profile of businessman Chad Patton