Jay C
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Joined 11/23/2016
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Jay C. is a designer, developer, writer, and business owner with 20 years of experience in the tech and news media industries. Jay has held the positions of adjunct professor, web designer, senior web producer, managing editor, editor-in-chief, product manager, and business founder/owner. He has a unique background as a designer and artist who learned how to code early on and used that combination of skills to land jobs with great companies moving on to the web in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

As a writer, Jay has years of experience in technical writing, copywriting, headline writing, writing for search engines (SEO), and writing articles for the web on a multitude of topics. He has led teams of seasoned media professionals through platform and software migrations, teaching content strategy and best practices for writing and producing effective content online.

In the past, Jay instructed a graduate-level class, Writing for New Media, at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. In 2017, Jay will instruct an online class at Newhouse called Digital Communications Systems, which is part of the curriculum of the Communications@Syracuse program.
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Jay's primary focus is developing effective, on-brand content that is optimized for targeted audiences, search engines and screens of all sizes. His specialties include topics such as:

Web Design
Programming and markup languages (HTML / CSS / Javascript)
Marketing copy
Technical writing
SEO strategy
Social media strategy
Brand development
Tech trends
Internet of things
Green technology and practices
Men's interests
Gear reviews
Men's health
Health and wellness
Diet and Exercise
Sports (American football, basketball, lacrosse, Olympics, others)


Jay's personal interests include art and design, sustainable architecture, landscaping, technology (specifically emerging tech), running, hiking, paddling, meditation, physical fitness, travel, reading, and movies of all genres.


Eckerd College

Jay received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communications, with a focus in mixed media painting and photography, from Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

Jay received his Master of Arts degree in New Media from the S.I. School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Jay completed his coursework and graduated as a full-time student while working full-time as a senior web producer for syracuse.com (Syracuse Media Group) in Syracuse, New York.


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Jay C. has over 15 years of experience writing and editing copy for online news publications and blogs about current trends in technology and online news.

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Jay C. has over 15 years of experience writing and editing copy for online news publications and blogs about current trends in web design and development.

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Jay C. is a former athlete and personal trainer with interests in sports, fitness, nutrition, and holistic health practices his whole life and writes about his experiences and results.

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Jay C. has written copy for websites of all sizes, from small businesses to large media companies, on a wide variety of topics.

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