specialized freelance writer


I write on many subjects, in many voices.

Current work

Reverse technical (translational) writer, freelance

Freelance writer for articles, blog posts, white papers, dossiers and similar materials that explain technical information to broad audiences. Extensive experience with material related to investing and markets. Examples of recent clients include:

>        UCLA Anderson School of Management
>        University of Chicago Booth School of Business
>        YCharts, a financial analytics company
>        Law firms, investment banks, medical institutions


Journalist, freelance

Wrote a wide variety of articles for major newspapers and magazines on as-needed basis. Topics included entrepreneurship, Southern politics, murder, investing, hurricanes, real estate and polite children, to name a few. Numerous bylines in each of the following publications:

>        The Wall Street Journal
>        The New York Times
>        Time, Inc. and BusinessWeek magazines
>        In The Economist, several major articles that are not bylined, per magazine’s style
>        Crain’s Chicago Business

Business editor, The Clarion-Ledger

Supervised coverage of business issues and produced daily sections for Mississippi’s largest daily newspaper.

Foreign correspondent, AP-Dow Jones News

In London, covering mainly U.K. and European equities for financial wires. Job included occasional writing for The Wall Street Journal Europe, as well as some appearances on television news programs to explain corporate, economic and market events.

Banking reporter, Houston Chronicle

Reported on the Texas banking industry and its regulation as hundreds of institutions failed.

Managing editor, Houston Business Journal  

Moved from reporter to managing editor of the weekly publication in three-year period.

Contact information

Email: deeinstpete@gmail.com
Phone: 727.822.6474
Address: 245 11th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701