April Joyner

Brooklyn, NY USA
Website: http://www.apriljoyner.com

Professional Experience

I primarily cover entrepreneurship and technology and have experience in both online and print media. I'm particularly interested in how companies are revamping industries, developing workforces, making their communities better, and influencing culture.


6 Years
6 Years
Social Media
3 Years


Business (general)
6 Years
5 Years
6 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
6 Years
Online/new media
3 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

6 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Inc. magazine (3-5), Sports Illustrated (custom content) (1-2), FastCo.Labs (Fast Company magazine) (1-2)

Other Work History

senior reporter, Inc. magazine (2011-2013) reporter, Inc. magazine (2008-2011) editorial intern, FastCompany.com (2007-2008)

Technical Skills

basic Web design, photo editing (Photoshop, GIMP)

Foreign Language Skills

conversational French

Computer Skills

HTML/CSS; Microsoft Office; Adobe InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop; Wordpress

Work Samples


(Inc. 9/1/2013)
Julie Bauer spent two decades working at some of the world's largest advertising agencies, serving some of the world's biggest brands. Now, as a founding partner of the New York City-based ad firm Grok, Bauer is facing off against those same big names.
(Inc. 4/18/2013)
Affectiva's technology lets marketers what viewers are really thinking when they watch ads.
(Inc. 1/30/2013)
Facebook's newly found advertising prowess has benefited a crop of ad-tech startups.
(FastCo.Labs (Fast Company) 7/11/2013)
Myspace VP Joseph Patel discusses why editorial content is key to the revamped company's success.