Does anybody even use resumes anymore? Well, I posted this one just in case. Mind you, it’s a few years old and doesn’t include much of my work as a B2B technology content marketing writer.

These pages at Verb Nerd Industries give the most accurate, up-to-date picture of what I’m up to these days:


Thomas L. Mangan | Winston-Salem, N.C., USA |

Writer, editor, blog manager, online content producer

Publishing channel specialties

  • Print magazines.
  • News websites.
  • Email newsletters.
  • Business blogs.
  • Niche topic blogs.
  • Marketing white papers and ebooks.
  • Press releases.
  • Content marketing projects.

Editing topic specialties

  • Local, regional and national news.
  • Financial news (ETFs, mutual funds, hedge funds, liquidity flows).
  • Real estate investing.
  • K-12 education.
  • Fitness, nutrition, wellness.
  • Physiology, kinetics and personal training.
  • Voice-over-IP (VoIP) systems for small to medium-size businesses.
  • Industrial gauges and instruments.
  • Packaging for meat and poultry processing.
  • Content marketing.
  • Luxury travel and recreation.
  • Hiking, camping gear, and outdoor adventures.

Writing topic specialties

  • Jobs and careers.
  • Higher education.
  • Business-class two-way radios.
  • Voice-over-IP (VoIP) systems for small to medium-size businesses.
  • Content marketing.
  • Business process outsourcing.
  • Adventure travel.
  • Hiking, camping and outdoor gear.
  • Niche home-based businesses.

Current writing and editing clientele

  • IDEA Fitness Journal: Substantive editing for print magazine and email newsletters. March 2011 to date.
  • TrimTabs Investment Research: Substantive editing and report writing for financial newsletter. December 2011 to date and June 2008 to June 2009.
  • Hotchalk Inc.: Editing and blog management for education-related content provider. September 2012 to date.
  • Reputation Capital Media Services: Writing and editing for boutique inbound-marketing agency. February 2013 to date.
  • EnVeritas Group: Writing and editing for full-service, global content-marketing agency. May 2013 to date.
  • Idea Grove: Writing and editing for local content marketing and public relations agency. May 2013 to date.

Previous writing and editing clientele

  • Editing hotel descriptions and training writers for global content-marketing project. October 2011 to September 2012.
  • Caviar Affair: Editing, ghostwriting, headline/caption writing, proofing for high-end luxury travel/culture magazine. November 2011.
  • Writing more than 100 GPS-enabled travel guides for outdoor adventurers. September 2009 to May 2011.

Newspaper editing experience

  • San Jose Mercury News: Editing, layout, headline writing of news, feature and opinion pages. 1999-2009.
  • Peoria Journal Star: Lead features designer, copy editor for entertainment, food, home/garden sections. 1993-1999.
  • Tampa Tribune: Editing, layout, headline writing for local zoned editions. 1988-1993.

See my Portfolio for samples.

What I do:

Writer | Editor | Clients | Rates | Portfolio

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