Patricia Henderson

Career Focus
Writer/Editor responsibilities with a magazine, PR firm, web content, newspaper or technical writing.

Experience Summary
* Experienced in writing articles, short stories, essays, editorial pieces, corporate communications, and creative print.
* Well versed in copyediting, and proofreading, most recently as content writer and subject matter expert for
* Strong technical command of the English language; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word.
* Competent subject researcher, experienced writer and content editor.

* Graduated with Honors from Goffstown Area High School.
* Acquired special training in Accounting at Saint Anselm College (1 semester course in 1975)
* Professional experience in content writing. Current

Professional Experience

Intel Corporation - 9/2015 to present
*Create communication pieces that keep employees informed and disseminate corporate updates in a timely fashion.
*Document policy and procedures for crisis management and disaster recovery.
*Create and maintain site location wiki including all content.

Corporate Communications – Compuware Corporation 4/01-12/13
* Write and publish weekly correspondence to employees keeping them apprised of current corporate activities, news, and events.
* Participate in committee activities to improve morale and publish review along with photos on company sponsored intranet web pages.

Web Content Contributor – Curator PR, Seattle Washington 01/13-6/13
* Write content for their client Safeco’s Live Life Local website. Safeco is a Liberty Mutual Company.
* Write 300 -500 word content depicting motorcycle destinations, including photos and map points.
* Attend training on using and managing content uploads to website for review and subsequent publishing.

Writer, Magazines – Road Runner Motorcycle Touring and Travel Magazine 12/09
* Featured article on touring New Hampshire’s Cheshire County.
* Supplied written content and photos.
* Supply written ratings on scenery, historical information, traffic patterns curves and road conditions.
* Provided photos of key points of interest.
* Created visual map snapshot for magazine publication.

Coffee Table
Edition Content Contributor – Black Ice 2008
* Content Contributor to a published coffee table book edition of Black Ice – The Beauty and Destruction of New Hampshire’s Great Ice Storm and Blackout of 2008.
* Write content depicting personal experience along with photos of my eight days without power and water during the ice storm that devastated the region.
* Participate in meet and greet at the Toadstool Bookshop in Milford NH to chat with customers and sign copies of book.

Magazine Article – Biker Ally. 10/07
* Published article entitled Observations from the Saddle.
* Write content, and supply photos of specific ride.
* Write observations from a woman’s view of motorcycle related activities.

Newsletter Editor – State of NH School Food Service Assoc. 9/95 – 6/99
* Interview Director’s of various schools in NH and report on activities in the district.
* Attend Association meetings.
* Write and publish President’s message.
* Consolidate information, write content, work with printer, and publish newsletter before each deadline.

Computer Skills -
Microsoft Office including Word • Social Media including Blogger, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest • PC based tools preferred.

Maintain a personal blog on Blogger “Pat Henderson’s Life and Motorcycle Travels Blog.

Motorcycle Touring Community on Facebook.

Writing Samples & References Available

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