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Location Arkansas City, KS
Education Masters Degree
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James has been a journalist for more than 20 years. He has worked mostly in the newspaper business, but has some experience with freelance work for curriculum producers, as well as some website experience.
He has written about a lot of things, from little league baseball to governors and murders. He is able to research quickly and learn about issues fast, having done so for years on a daily basis with daily deadlines.
He has won state press association awards in every state he has worked in, and most of that has been in writing. He led the coverage on a murder case that won the top news story award from the University of Kansas, which is only given to one newspaper each year. It is the most prestigious award in the state.
He has been an editor, beat writer and sports writer.
His favorite areas are sports and politics, and he sees a lot of similarities with the two. He is not one to take sides politically, but instead enjoys watching how things develop and reporting on them in an objective manner.
He has also written a lot about travel, and once had a popular back roads travel blog. Most of his experience with travel writing has been the back roads, but he can write about cruise ships just as well.
James Loves sports writing, political writing and writing about automobiles. Travel writing is also a specialty. These are the areas he likes best.
Personal interests include history, art, photography, music, politics, sports.
Columbia International University Sep 1993 – Jul 1996
Religious Education, Masters

James Jordan took a break from his journalism career in the early 1990s to study at seminary. He earned a masters in religious education, with a minor in theology. He also took four semesters of ancient Greek language.

East Tennessee State University Sep 1984 – Jun 1989
English and Journalism, BA in English and Journalism

Jordan double majored in English and Journalism while in college at East Tennessee State. He also studied American literature, history and art while attending school. He began developing his photography skills here as well.

Honors and Awards
William Allen White Award Jun 2006
The William Allen White Award is for reporting excellence, not for just one story, but for the entire event or story itself. In this case it was a murder, which our newspaper covered from the time the person went missing to the time the murderer was charged and convicted. James led the coverage of this issue and it dominated our front page for months.

Projects by Industry

James loves travel, and of course, writing about adventures. A dirt road, a tank of gas and a map, and he is set. James has has written blogs, as well as many travel stories over the years. Mostly they have been his own adventures, but he has also written stories of other people's adventures too.


More than 20 years as a sports writer for newspapers. James has covered everything from little league to NFL football, and about everything in between. Here he learned to write with precision, and to do it fast on deadline.


When you want something that doesn't fit into any neat category James J is a great person to call. He understands writing, and can get what you want. Unusual things appeal to him as well.

Consumer Goods

James has been a newspaper journalist for many years. Reporting is what he does well. Describing consumer goods is a matter of reporting, based on observation and interpretation skills.

Home Living

Whether it is a home improvement project, or a consumer good, James has done a lot of writing about various home issues. Helping people figure out how to do a remodeling project, or how to find the best toaster, are things he is adept at researching and describing.


Insurance is tricky business. It can get complicated. James is an experienced journalist who knows how to wade through legal working and get to the bottom of insurance policy nuances.


Automobiles are essential to most people, and are one of the biggest investments they will ever make. James is an experienced journalist who just happens to love cars of all kinds. He understands automobiles, their history and development, as well as the love Americans have for their cars. This makes him a good choice for writing about automobiles.


James is a newspaper journalist with years of experience. A part of that has been covering business related stories, and he brings that expertise to companies now looking for writing to help their business.

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More than 20 of news reporting, mostly for newspapers. James has covered all types of news, from breaking news to the garden club. James likes to just tell the story, and a product description is a story even if it is just the details of a product. Good at research, good at understanding instructions.


James has 20 years of journalism experience as a reporter, and has won many awards for his writing in four states. Here he has written a lot of articles. The subjects vary widely, and he can handle about any subject. He is a solid researcher and has some descriptive talent, which is the basis for any good article.

Blog Post

James J has written dozens of blog posts on WriterAccess, and many other places. He has also written popular blogs himself on various topics. He has a way of describing things, and making cases either for or against things that are compelling and interesting.


Product descriptions and catalog entries come naturally for James J. He is a journalist and adept at making descriptions precise and to the point.

Web Page

James J has written copy for a lot of web pages, helping website owners communicate their message clearly to the public.

Projects By Expertise

James is a journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has won state press association awards in all four states he has worked in. Whether the newspaper was large or small, he reported the news no matter what the story was. He has adjusted with the times, moving form print to electronic media.


James has just recently started with Writer Access and has completed 11 copywriter assignments. As a journalist, he has written thousands of articles over the past 20 years, and copy writing fits into that area.

Projects by Writing Style

James is a journalist with 20 years of experience in print journalism. He has written thousands of news articles on many topics. He has also won dozens of state press association awards for news writing.


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