Minimized writing. Highly adaptable to different fields, technologies, and style needs.
Theatre. Sports. Audience needs. Saving reader time, and provoking reader thought.
Doug received bachelor's and master's degrees in professional writing. He had a minor in theatre arts, and a master's focus in organizational management. He received a CMU Senior Leadership Award for significant contributions to the university community, and the international award for outstanding president of his fraternity.
Twenty years experience writing and managing for numerous high-tech companies. Procedural and reference docs, online help, knowledge base, and managed content. Hardware, software, networking, security, and many other product types. Wide range of audiences, from end-users to system administrators and developers. Highly adaptable to product and authoring technologies, and varied style standards.
Doug has been a popular humor columnist since 1996. An experienced director, actor, and designer, he is a published playwright, with twenty plays produced or otherwise recognized nationwide – including two off-off-Broadway productions in New York City. His style often uses humor – sometimes dry, sometimes with word play – to entertain while touching on deeper matters for those seeking more than basic entertainment.
Doug is webmaster for a non-profit association's website. He planned and implemented a site overhaul and redesign, creating a streamlined content map. He evolves the website as the organization and its content grows.