Dave C. has written thousands of articles on a variety of topics for websites and numerous print publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Popular Science, Wired, Wired Japan, OMNI, United Press International, Destination Discovery, California Lawyer, Final Frontier, Space News, Ad Astra, The Net, Mondo 2000, Mainstream, Stockton Record, Macalester Today, L.A. Parenting, Honolulu, Charleston, Blast, Ad Busters, Radiance, Diabetes Interview, Mobile Home Monthly, Video Guide, Food and Beverage Journal, S.F. Weekly, Aquarium Fish Magazine, Carnegie Mellon Magazine and The Optimist.
He is curious about everything, and enjoys writing on topics ranging from science, technology and the Internet to pop culture, movies, health, nutrition and disability issues.
Dave has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from San Francisco State University. He has been freelancing for more than 15 years, and was on staff as an editor at two magazines. He was also a founding editor for Harpoon, a local humor magazine based in San Francisco.
As an editor, Dave has experience in managing and coordinating the work of people in off-site locations. He is a skilled researcher familiar with AP style and is able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines. Dave is proficient at shooting and editing video and photos. He uses search engine optimization for clients who need to improve the ranking of their website materials.
Other editorial projects include writing brochure copy for the Bay Area Bioscience Center, advertising copy for Ogilvy & Mather, press kits and releases for Sanderson & Associates and promotional campaigns for Centex Business Expo. Dave has ghostwritten technical manuals, worked on bank manager training materials, and rewritten abstracts for Future Medicine. Dave was a writer and researcher for corporate philanthropic campaigns for Public Management Institute. He served as editorial consultant for a healthcare newsletter and marketing materials for John C. Osberg & Associates. He was a proofreader and editor of material about Chinese ceramics for the Asian Art Museum, and he generated biographies, features and brochure timelines for the Career Resources Development Center.