John Z
Writer #18550
Otis, IN
Joined 2/24/2017
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John taught developmental writing and business writing at the university level. He also developed, designed, edited and wrote a newsletter for the Indiana University School of Medicine's campus in Gary, Indiana and managed all aspects of the medical center's marketing and promotional materials. Prior to that, John was the newsletter editor for a Chicago based marketing affiliate of the American Bankers Association. John began his writing career working as free-lance business correspondent for The Times of Northwest Ind.

Recently, John taught in the English Department at Michigan City High School, in Michigan City, Ind.

John also wrote a blog that included observations on living with horses, the Serbian Orthodox Church, mental illness and other nonsense.
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John Z's Newsletter Content Product Experience

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John wrote and edited three financial marketing newsletters published by a Chicago based affiliate of the American Bankers Association and two newsletters for an extension of the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Specialties

Holding the reader's interest.

Interests

Horses, living in Italy.

Education

Indiana University Northwest

John obtained a bachelor of science degree from Indiana University Northwest in 1979 and returned to school in 1982 to obtain a master of science in business administration degree. He also holds an associates degree in carpentry from Ivy Technical College in Indiana and completed a four year apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners.

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John initially worked as an assistant editor at "Bank Marketing Magazine," a monthly publication published by the Bank Marketing Association in Chicago. He then went on to become the association's editor for its three newsletters, "Marketing Update," "Trust Marketing" and "Community Bank Marketing Newsletter."

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John developed, edited, designed and wrote "On Center," a newsletter published by the Indiana University School of Medicine extension in Gary, Ind. The newsletter detailed developments at the center, including its creation of a unique curriculum within the medical school's statewide system, faculty profiles and biomedical research projects.

He also taught two writing courses at university campus in Gary as an adjunct faculty member.

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John rewrote roughly translated text from Italian to English for use in printed promotional materials for the agritourism industry in Tuscany, Italy.

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John wrote and edited three financial marketing newsletters published by a Chicago based affiliate of the American Bankers Association and two newsletters for an extension of the Indiana University School of Medicine.

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John was a freelance business correspondent for a daily newspaper published in Northwest Indiana and contributed articles to an employee newspaper printed by the former Inland Steel Co.

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