If you are interested in the latest news about technology and science innovation in San Antonio you can read my articles at www.StartupsSanAntonio.com where I regularly publish articles weekly about local entrepreneurs working in science, technology, cybersecurity, and bioscience sectors.
I also freelance regularly for several local publications and ghostwrite for busy CEOs and startup founders. I can help you develop a winning pitch, craft actionable content for your website, and even ghostwrite an article in your style and tone of voice.
To hire me as a freelancer to help your startup contact me for a free consult and let’s see how I can help you.
Here’s a great article on what startups should know before hiring a freelance writer to get you thinking.
Below are representative articles I’ve published over the past five years.
I freelance for the SABJ occasionally. Take a look at my most recent work.
2019 Family-Owned Business Awards: La Familia Cortez wins inaugural Corazón de San Antonio Award
A contributing writer from 2015 to 2017, I wrote 200 articles for the Rivard Report, an independent, online news service based in San Antonio, Texas. My archive of online reporting can be viewed here.
I’ve listed representative stories in the categories of topics I covered —technology, cybersecurity, bioscience, military, and veterans affairs, with some arts and culture thrown in for good measure.
Technology and Cybersecurity
‘WannaCry’—what is ransomware and how to protect yourself
San Antonio’s Office of Innovation and its efforts to become a ‘Smart City’
USAA is an innovative technology company that happens to provide insurance, financial services
One hotel resort tests how Amazon’s Alexa can enhance the guest experience
UTSA explains how to detect ‘astroturfing’ online
How neuroscience is now able to ‘hack your dreams’
San Antonio researcher wins award for groundbreaking cancer research
InCell world-class facility for biomanufacturing
Health equity—what it is and how racism impacts upon public health
San Antonio Methodist Hospital leads nation in live-donor kidney transplants
Military and Veterans Affairs
Fort Sam’s Caisson Unit and how they bid service members “the final farewell”
Wearing a red poppy on Memorial Day: Gold Star parents share their stories
Kelly Airfield, cradle of early military aviation, turns 100 years old
What veterans wished civilians understood about the veteran experience (won Texas Veterans Commission 2017 Excellence in Media award)
Fifteen years since 9/11: legal ambiguities, drone wars, and the never-ending battle against terrorism
Arts and Culture
A story about six Cuban artists from Cienfuegos, Cuba and the exhibition of their art at Bihl Haus
My day bottling one of the world’s best bourbons at Garrison Brothers Distillery
Contemporary aboriginal art collection at San Antonio Museum of Art stunning in its depth, breadth
I wrote for San Antonio Woman and 78209 magazines from 2016 to 2018. I typically wrote profiles on different female business owners, as well as contribute the sustainable gardening story and profile different local restaurants.
Women break the glass ceiling in nontraditional careers
The PM Group has a culture of giving
Four women go beyond the flip in real estate
Local professionals talk about accounting and love of numbers
San Antonio is the best city for female business owners
Women in commercial real estate share their secrets
Women in law know the rules
Top stylists share common skills
Sustainable Gardening and Restaurants
A progressive dinner party can be easy and fun
South Texas summer crops can be ornamental and tasty
Five steps to a cleaner diet
Eat clean this holiday season
Begin 2018 with a unique food plan
Biga on the Banks delivers elegant dining
Flowering spring plants that are edible, too
Tui Steppi Osteria delights diners
Permaculture for the home gardener
I have written for Edible San Antonio since 2015 on local issues about food, sustainability, and local food culture. There is no online archive on their website. Here’s some clips of past stories:
New food delivery service debuts in San Antonio
Finding the perfect Cuban mojito in Havana
Cuban mojito recipe from same article, June-July 2015 issue