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LaDawn F

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Last Login 7/26/2016
Location Missouri City, TX
Education College Diploma
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Your story needs to be told. Finding the right person to tell it can be a big challenge, but it doesn't have to be. LaDawn F. has been crafting stories for newspapers, magazines and the web for more than a decade. She is a super-sleuth when it comes to research and she enjoys interviewing subjects to draw out the information that matters most.

Whether you need glowing profiles, conversational blogs or even hard-hitting investigative writing, LaDawn can present your ideas in a way that engages your audience.

She will work closely with you to tell your story, your way.
Specialties
Non profit
Public policy
Blogging
General reporting
Interests
Municipal governments
Parenting and families
Politics
Business profiles
Education
Sam Houston State University Aug 1990 – Aug 1995
Journalism, BS

Writer for The Houstonian, the campus newspaper


Honors and Awards
Gold Apr 2012
For the story "Road to Freedom" in Texas Highways magazine

Projects by Industry
Non Profit

For more than 10 years, LaDawn worked as a fundraising executive for both large and small nonprofit organizations. In that role, she was responsible for crafting fundraising appeals, web and brochure copy, speeches, press releases and articles. She excels at board member cultivation and development. While she no longer works professionally as a non profit executive, she continues to volunteer in her community.

Politics

LaDawn put her journalism degree to work by covering city council meetings for Houston Chronicle. Because of her interest in local politics, and her graduate work in public administration, she has a deep understanding of the issues impacting how municipalities govern. She is able to explain complex functions in a way that is easy for readers to grasp.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

LaDawn F. worked as a freelance reporter for Houston Chronicle. She reported on city council, school officials, community groups and businesses in the Fort Bend area. During this time, she proved adept at cultivating relationships with local government leaders. During her tenure, she both suggested and received story assignments designed to inform and sometimes entertain readers in the Houston area. Her work appeared in print and on the Houston Chronicle website.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

For more than 20 years, LaDawn has been putting her journalism degree to work. At first, it was as a fundraising executive for non profit organizations. Over the last 10 years, it has been as a freelance writer for publications such as Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal, Texas Highways magazine, Dallas Morning News and more. Using her extensive research skills as the frame for the stories she writes, helps her create clear and compelling copy. When needed, she can ask the tough questions without alienating the interview subject. She is an award-winning magazine writer, and is equally proficient in newspapers and on the web.

Projects by Writing Style
Journalistic

Even the personal writing done by LaDawn has a journalistic style. Her official writing career began by creating the content and putting together the pages of her college newspaper. Her research skills are a matter of personal pride and interest and it shows in her work. She loves the background work that frames the story being written. When needed, she can ask the tough questions without alienating the interview subject. She is an award-winning magazine writer, and is equally proficient in newspapers and on the web.

Projects by Company Size
Fortune 500

Freelance reporter for Houston Chronicle-Fort Bend section. Covered local government, schools and community organizations.

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