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Darrel L
Writer #35819
Los Angeles, CA
Joined 2/21/2020
4 Star Rating
3,100 Projects
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0 Elite Skills
A journalist with more than 20 years of feature-writing experience, Darrel L. has a strong background in business-to-business publishing (professional services, real estate and legal to name a few), including assignments for web content, blog posts, newsletters and e-marketing campaigns.

Based in West Los Angeles, Darrel also has extensive lifestyle/travel writing experience with a style that is straightforward, impactful and perhaps most importantly, engaging.
Newsletter Content
Blog Post
Business
Travel
Article
Direct Mail

Specialties

B2B content, Professional Services, Lifestyle/Quality of Life, Hospitality, Food/Dining, Travel/Tourism

Interests

From traveling solo to destinations including China, Ireland, and the Philippines to reporting on family trips to Hawaii, Switzerland, and Japan (not to mention countless U.S. road trips), wanderlust is Darrel's ultimate hobby. His personal blog "Lifex5" features posts about his animated family, festive endeavors and adventures in fatherhood.

In addition to his passion for travel, Darrel enjoys cooking with his family, skiing (snow & water), bike-riding, hiking and reading a good book on his iPhone (or watching any great documentary feature!)

Education

Montclair State University, NJ

Business

500 Projects Completed

As a managing editor/project manager for a custom publisher of chamber of commerce magazines and community guides, Darrel has written and edited business-to-business and quality of life content for a multitude of annual publications and quarterly journals. He also regularly creates copy for direct mail and email marketing campaigns.

Travel

500 Projects Completed

Darrel has contributed numerous features and news articles to a long-running trade publication for travel agents and also authored a variety of travel features for other online entities.

Blog Post

1,000 Projects Completed

Personal blog

Article

500 Projects Completed

General feature writing for B2B web magazines.

Direct Mail

500 Projects Completed

Direct mail/e-marketing promos for chamber of commerce clients.

Newsletter Content

100 Projects Completed

Darrel has worked with a wide range of chambers of commerce in creating content for their monthly and quarterly newsletters. He helps source themes and story topics as well as oversees editing, re-writes and final proofing of copy. Additionally, he consults with the executive directors on the compilation of editorial calendars.

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