Erik has a wide variety of specialties he can apply to his writing. Erik is extremely capable and willing to put his journalism skills to good use and research a wide variety of subject matters to write for websites, magazines, blogs or other publications. Erik has a very strong ability to report on current events and work alongside photographers and producers to create and capture interesting angles to any story. His ability to focus on facts over opinion is also a strong suit. Erik also has the ability to use persuasive writing for advertising, commercials and other promotional materials. Erik is a creative writer who can connect with readers and bring the content to life. Erik also has the ability to be very concise and deliver impactful social media and web content, printed advertising, press releases and more. Erik is also a strong letter writer and can compose materials on behalf of executives, legislators and politicians. Erik also has aspirations of writing novels.
Erik has a wide variety of interests, none bigger than the world of photography. Erik is a published photographer with content appearing in various publications, most recently the Seattle Children's Hospital quarterly publication and the Mukilteo Beacon newspaper. As a result of his photography interests, Erik has a keen interest in technology, specifically cameras, computers, phones, gimbals and other devices which can help capture those images better. Erik is also interested in software and other digital platforms which can improve the photos and be delivered in a way to gain audience. Erik is also a sports fan and self-proclaimed current events junkie.
Erik graduated with a B.A. in Communication and a Minor in Spanish. Erik's studies included an emphasis on journalism and broadcast news writing.
Erik is very proficient in writing about multimedia. Erik's long career in television news subjected him to various forms of media and digital platforms. Erik has experience working with video, photos, editing software, content management systems, social media and more. As a former news executive, Erik has a high-level approach to managing these platforms. His writing will reflect his knowledge and ability to use such technology.
Erik's technology experience is centered around his 25 years working in television news. Erik is adept at learning new software and explaining it to others. He is also very capable of breaking down complicated subject matter and explaining it to a non-technical audience. Erik is also an accomplished photographer and has recently jumped into videography. Erik uses technology to his advantage in those areas and has also started a blog to discuss his ventures.
Erik has written a variety of sports articles throughout his journalism career with no sport left untouched. Erik has worked in major television markets and has written about professional, college and high school sports. Erik can deliver engaging and fact-driven content based while also offering a lens of humanity to his content. Erik has also written some feature stories about athletes, coaches and administrators.
Erik has written numerous blog posts and other articles about electronics, specifically photography equipment. Erik is a published photographer and can deliver information about products to those who are looking for equipment reviews or "how to" articles. Erik is engaging and down to earth when writing about complicated subjects and can make the most difficult of equipment easier to understand.
Erik is a thoughtful blogger who can tackle just about any topic. He has recently come back to the world of blogging after spending years contributing content to a variety of, since-shuttered, news blogs and websites. His new blog focuses on photography and the technology surrounding that hobby, which is more than a hobby these days. However, Erik is excited to tackle any blog post you might need.
Erik is well versed in writing press releases and has written hundreds over the course of his broadcasting and communications career. Erik is crisp, clear and decisive when writing press releases. Extra words are the enemy of the press release. Erik focuses on getting straight to the point and surround that point with details which are valuable to the audience.
Similar to a press release, Erik has crafted hundreds of emails to high ranking executives, politicians, law enforcement and other government agencies. Erik truly believes it's important to be conversational but not bury the point of the email. Erik's writing is straight forward and easily understood. Erik also believes it's very important to be very detail oriented when writing emails so as not to leave out crucial bits of information,.
Erik has written a handful of articles, mostly in the technology, sports and news arenas. Erik has a long career of journalism, so it's easy to see why writing articles is a skill set. Erik knows how to lure the reader into the article with interesting and creative writing and then transition to the subject at hand and end with a powerful or convincing conclusion.
Erik has written thousands of Facebook posts throughout his career in journalism. They've been informative, creative, catchy and engaging. Erik delivers Facebook and other social media content with care and knows how to catch the eye of the reader while not embellishing the facts. Erik is a strong social media content creator and can deliver visual content to accompany his Facebook writing if needed.