Tracey Minkin

172 Williams Street Providence, RI 02906 USA
Website: http://www.golocalprov.com
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Professional Experience

Writer/editor with 29 years experience with national publications + websites. I work from the exciting crossroads of traditional journalism values and new media innovation. My work has won regional and national awards and has appeared in the following outlets, among others: Coastal Living Outside Men's Journal Travel + Leisure Health Self Shape Glamour Walking Cooking Light Boston Yankee Rhode Island Monthly Washington Flyer American Way Alaskan Airlines Weekend Getaways Country Roads Washington Post Magazine Harvard Book Body + Soul WebMD Women's Sports & Fitness Spry American Profile ELDR Destination Discover Boston Business Digital: Yahoo Sports Purple Clover Next Avenue BHG Parents GoNomad Sharecare GoLocalProv Broadcast: WRNI (NPR) Editorial positions: UltraSport (1985-1988) Rhode Island Monthly (1988-1991) GoLocalProv.com (2010-2013) Books Best of Walking Magazine (2001) Fodor's Thirteen Colonies (2003)

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
3 Years
Editor
8 Years
Writer
29 Years

Specialty

Health
29 Years
Lifestyle
29 Years
Travel
29 Years

Industries


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
29 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
29 Years
Online/new media
7 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

29 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

GoLocalProv.com (10+), Sharecare.com (10+), Coastal Living (6-10)

Technical Skills

Fundamental photo editing on iPhone and Adobe.

Foreign Language Skills

Fluent in French.

Computer Skills

Use Word and Excel daily. OS 10 on my Mac. Use Expression Engine daily.

Equipment

Mac laptop, iPhone, iPad.

Awards

RI Press Association feature award, 2011. Best of IrishFireside.com 2010. CRMA Finalist, Food Writing, 2009. Michael Metcalf Award from the National Conference for Community Justice 1999.

Associations

Mediabistro.com

Work Samples

General

(GoLocalProv.com 9/18/2012)
(Country Roads Magazine 5/25/2014)
Travel feature for lifestyle magazine featuring 10 literary getaways for lovers of Southern writers.
(Next Avenue 11/1/2012)
Trend feature for PBS website for Baby Boomers.
(Next Avenue 12/1/2012)
Trend piece for PBS website targeting Baby Boomers.
(Coastal Living 4/1/2013)
Research-driven round-up that pairs an analysis of metrics that define "happiest", paired with social media campaign to rank Top 10.
(Purple Clover 11/25/2013)
Personal essay on my sadly comic efforts to make a traditional Thanksgiving in the wake of divorce.
(American Profile 5/19/2014)
Short profile and service package for national lifestyle Sunday magazine.
(RI NPR 11/27/2013)
Podcast of personal essay for popular public radio segment, This I Believe.
(Rhode Island Monthly Magazine 3/21/2010)
This profile of Megan Andelloux, a Rhode Island-based sex therapist involved in a battle with municipalities over the opening of her non-profit center for Sexual Health, won a RI Press Award.
(Rhode Island Monthly Magazine 11/1/2008)
One of a 3-column series for regional magazine that was honored by CRMA as Top 5 in the nation for Food and Dining writing in 2009.
(Coastal Living 3/1/2013)
Personal essay on growing up in Laguna Beach, CA.
(Country Roads Magazine 2/1/2014)
Inside look at the historic Carnival collection of New Orleans's Krewe of Hermes.
(Country Roads Magazine 2/1/2014)
Travel editorial based in the Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.
(YahooSports.com 2/22/2014)
Wrote feature articles and hosted video content for digital coverage of the American Birkebeiner marathon cross-country ski race in Hayward, WI.
(Coastal Living 6/10/2014)
Ranking analysis and writing of a branded annual feature for national travel/home/culture magazine.
(ELDR Magazine 4/28/2008)
Short-form travel narrative with accompanying service.
(GoNomad.com 1/1/2010)
A narrative tale from Ireland, combined with service journalism, won a Best of IrishFireside award in 2010.
(PurpleClover.com 2/15/2014)
Personal essay with health focus, for national baby-boomer website.
(GoLocalProv.com 3/23/2011)
Theater review for major online digital media source in Rhode Island. I serve as their theater critic, and review the major productions in the state.