Award-winning business and personal finance journalist, award-winning blogger and podcaster, leading voice for single moms.
Reporter: NYT, WSJ, WORTH, Forbes, Wired, Entrepreneur, Real Simple, Men's Health, Glamour. 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.
Podcast: Like a Mother with Emma Johnson.
Guests: Arianna Huffington, Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger, Rebecca Traister, etc.
Author: The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Make Every Man Want to Date You, and Raise Fabulous, Happy Children
Penguin Random House's TarcherPerigee. Slated for fall, 2017 release
Spokesperson, brand partner, and satellite media tour experience. youtube.com/user/Emmaruthjohnson
Family, Children & Teenagers
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+), 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+), Ernst Young (10+)
Other Work History
2011-Present, Contributing editor, SUCCESS magazine
2014-present, Forbes paid contributor
2008-2010 Columnist, MSN Money
2005-2006 Business Writer, Associated Press Financial Wire, New York
2000-2003 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
Radio / podcast hosting
Event MC / keynote
Social media marketing
Foreign Language Skills
Live and taped video reporting and spokesperson work, including live TV and radio for major markets, SMT. http://is.gd/Vf79BE
I have many longtime, loyal clients
Parents Magazine: "Best of the Web"
AOL DailyFinance: “20 Personal Finance Influencers to Follow on Twitter”
U.S. News: “Top 15 Personal Finance Podcasts”
New York Observer: “9 Overachieving New Yorkers You Must Date”
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