Just a few years out of Boston University with bachelor's degrees in both journalism and international relations, Jon Erik is a freelance writer eager to work. He currently works as a local newspaper reporter, events photographer, and an online comics journalist and critic.
While at school, he found his niche as a jack-of-all trades style of writer for BU's student magazine, The Quad. As a staff writer, columnist, campus editor, and editor-in-chief, he enjoyed wearing a number of different writing hats. His portfolio comprises over ninety pieces including breaking news articles, feature profiles, television and film reviews, commentary pieces, Q&A-style interviews, and more.
Outside the magazine, he wrote pieces for varied outlets including the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Boston University's Parent Magazine, and miscellaneous blogs. He now handles weekly newspaper and digital magazine assignments for various news organizations.
His experience adapting to numerous platforms, audiences, and writing styles serves him and clients well for freelance projects.
As a trained journalist, he is most proficient writing articles and blog posts, although he is open and willing to adapt to most other forms of writing. He is also experienced with creative writing and enjoys taking skills from that medium and integrating them, when relevant, into his other work.
Engaging with pop culture, reading about heroes of both the fictional and non-fictional variety, slaying virtual dragons, avoiding Internet comments, etc.
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