Freelance News Writing Experience

The School of Business at Portland State University posted an article May 10 by Tom about a unique class it offers. Student study how to become angel investors. They also make recommendations to a committee that then invests in socially impactful startups. Click here to read it.

The Oregon Bankers Association published an article by Tom April 28 in the new issue of its quarterly Banking Matters magazine. Click here to read it.

The School of Business at Portland State University posted an article April 12 by Tom about a Career Center it plans to open May 25. The center will help students find jobs after graduation. Click here to read it.

The Public Relations Society of America’s national publication, Strategies & Tactics, published an article co-authored by Tom on April 1 about seven traits of every high-quality internal communications program. Click here to read it.

The School of Business at Portland State University posted an article March 2 by Tom about how students are studying not only how to make a profit but also how to make a positive impact on the world. Click here to read it.

The Oregon Bankers Association published an article by Tom Feb. 17 in the new issue of its quarterly Banking Matters magazine. Click here to read it.

The Public Relations Society of America’s national publication, Strategies & Tactics, published an article by Tom Feb. 1 about how a communicator can successfully navigate the approval process. Click here to read it.

The School of Business at Portland State University posted an article Jan. 25 by Tom about an innovative consulting class in which teams of undergrad students provide free advice to local businesses. Click here to read it.

Tom wrote the cover story for the Summer 2021 issue of Banking Matters, the Oregon Bankers Association quarterly magazine. It’s about retired banker George Passadore of Portland, his incredible career and the one-of-a-kind clubhouse he’s created where he enjoys his vintage cars, neon sign collection, family history and other memorabilia. Click here to read it.

The Maurice Lucas Foundation posted an article on its web site that Tom wrote about a college student in Portland who landed a paid internship with Multnomah County. Click here to read it.

Tom wrote the cover story for the Spring 2021 issue of Banking Matters magazine. It’s about a free training program that prepares its participants for a career in the banking industry and the experience of one young woman who has succeeded because of it. Click here need to read it.

Tom wrote the cover story for the Summer 2020 issue of Banking Matters. It’s about one Portland banker’s heroic efforts to serve his business customers. Click here to read it.

A feature article by Tom is included in the Spring 2020 issue of Banking Matters. It’s about how six Oregon banks became heroes to their small business customers by quickly processing PPP loans. Click here to read it.

A feature article by Tom appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of Banking Matters. It’s about the past, present and future of the largest Oregon-based bank. Click here to read it.

A feature article by Tom appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of Banking Matters. Click here to read it.

Tom has also completed freelance news writing and/or public relations projects for (partial list):
· California Hospitals magazine
· CBC Radio
· Communications World magazine
· Concordia University-Portland
· Editor & Publisher magazine
· Glendale News-Press
· Los Angeles Maritime Museum
· Los Angeles Times

· Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO)
· Orange County Register
· Portland State University
· Public Relations Journal magazine
· Scott Kennedy Art Gallery
· TicketGuardian/Protecht
· Trade & Commerce magazine
· Vancouver Sun
· Westbury Times
· West Coast Review of Books magazine