Freelance News Writing Experience

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
· 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