Linda A. Ditch - Freelance Journalist
1998-Present
Freelance Writer
Topeka, Kansas and Concord, New Hampshire
My work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, Topeka Capital-Journal, KANSAS! magazine, Topeka magazine, Taste for Life, Better Nutrition, Great Life, CatFancy, Let’s Live, Accent on Lifestyles, NH to Do, New Hampshire Home, Pet Care News, and American Airlines Custom Publishing.

2007-2010
Food Reporter, Hippo entertainment newspaper
Manchester, New Hampshire
Wrote four to six articles each week on restaurants, food and local food trends. 

2007-2010
Writing Teacher
Concord, New Hampshire
I taught classes on freelance and creative writing for Concord Community Education. Many of my students published pieces developed in the class.

2001-2003
Senior Editor, Taste for Life Magazine
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Wrote monthly columns on food, books, fitness and the organic industry. Copy edited magazine page proofs each month before they were sent to the printer. Helped plan the editorial calendar and supervised interns from a local college. Also was editor of The Retail Approach, a four-color monthly newsletter sent to every retailer who received Taste for Life.

2000-2001
Public Relations Coordinator, Living Out Loud Communications
Concord, New Hampshire
Created press releases and media kit inserts. Also managed the office by answering phones, prioritizing messages, updating calendar, filing, and organizing accounts payable/ receivable. 

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