Software documentation, API & systems documentation, end-user help, articles, reviews, blogposts, advertising copy
Technology, finance, business, entertainment, sports, literature, theatre, film, Ireland, Irish-American, France
BA in English, Philosophy minor. Jesuit Grant. 3.6 average in English. Honors Program. Year of advanced German. Wrote novel in Honors Independent Study Course.
Activities and Societies: Wrote for literary magazine, newspaper, Historical Society journal. Acted in Cap and Bells theatre productions.
John earned a Masters Degree in English with a Concentration in Irish Literature from the Catholic University of America.
John completed a course in technical writing at the US Department of Agriculture Graduate School.
John has been a technical writer for software companies large and small for over 20 years. He has written systems and end-user documentation for IBM, Popkin Software, PolyPaths LLC, NBCUNiveral, and Major League Baseball. John has excelled at learning complex software and communicating about it in a clear, concise, helpful way for a wide variety of audiences.
John has written articles for Morgan Stanley, PolyPaths LLC, Popkin Software, the Irish Echo, Irish American Writers and Artists, New York Irish Arts, and other organizations. He has created and edited websites and blogs, online and hard-copy newsletters, and written numerous newsletter articles, theatre and concert reviews, and other marketing communications materials.
John has written press releases over the years for companies large and small such as Morgan Stanley and Popkin Software and for not-for-profit organizations such as the National Easter Seal Society and Irish American Writers and Artists.