March 1, 2010
I'm a graduate of Montclair State University with a major in English, minor in Journalism. I've served as an editor/writer at several trade magazines, consumer magazines, and a children's book publisher.
writing and editing
To either start up my own business (either a Web-based platform or perhaps a series of highly targeted e-newsletters) or assist a like-minded entrepreneur doing the same.
As editor-in-chief on one mag, I establish the overall tone, assign stories, write features, plus serve as the chief copy editor and proofreader. As editorial director of the other mag, I write all the copy, procure photos, copy edit, and proofread.
Hi, my name is Linda Longo. I'm the editor-in-chief of a trade magazine covering the lighting/home furnishings industry and the editorial director of a trade magazine focused on the hospitality, boutique retail, and restaurant market.