Award-winning business and personal finance writer for the NYT, WSJ, WORTH, Forbes, Wired, Entrepreneur, Real Simple, Men's Health and Glamour, I specialize in money, entrepreneurship, marketing, social media, women + business, corporate histories, video and podcast. Contributing editor for SUCCESS magazine, Forbes, and former MSN Money columnist.
I blog at WealthySingleMommy.com, a leading source of opinion for single parents on money, parenting and dating. As an expert I've appeared on Headline News, NYTimes, Fox Business Live, TODAY, Woman's Day, Forbes, NPR and others.
Spokesperson and satellite media tour experience. youtube.com/user/Emmaruthjohnson
I have a huge portfolio of corporate projects: business plans, white papers, case studies, media consulting/training, ghostwriting.
Previous staff positions include AP financial writer, health-care reporter for a daily newspaper in Phoenix, and editor of a news digest in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Marketing (firm) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
MSN Money (10+), Real Simple (10+), SUCCESS Magazine (10+), Forbes (10+), Entrepreneur (10+), Glamour (3-5), Dr. Oz Good Life magazine (3-5), WORTH (1-2), New York Times (3-5), DailyWorth (10+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Civiello Communications (media training) (10+), Zurich/The Atlantic (sponsored blog series) (10+), Ernst Young (custom content) (6-10), Bloomberg Events (3-5), AdAge/Digitas (1-2), Economist Group (custom content) (3-5), McKinsey (white paper) (3-5), BBVA Compass (10+), RetailMeNot The Real Deal (10+)
Other Work History
2011-Present, Contributing editor, SUCCESS magazine
2014-present, Forbes paid contributor
2008-2010 Columnist, MSN Money
Business Writer, Associated Press Financial Wire, New York
Health Care Reporter, Tribune, a 100,000-circulation daily newspaper in metro Phoenix
Editor, Sofia Independent, an online English-language news digest based in Sofia, Bulgaria
General Assignment Reporter/Photographer, The Valdosta Daily Times
Foreign Language Skills
Live and taped video reporting and spokesperson work, including live TV and radio for major markets, SMT. http://is.gd/Vf79BE
Digital camera, multimedia production
I have many longtime, loyal clients
Seven state and national reporting awards
American Society of Journalists and Authors
Society of American Business Editors and Writers
American Society of Business Publication Editors