Feature Articles

Below find AMP members who include writing feature articles (not based on a news event or other time-sensitive topic) in their primary areas of expertise:

ALLISON ADAMS 
Available for more freelance work.
Allison Adams has experience in writing news editorials, magazine editing, book illustration, blogging, photography, website design, and website marketing. She is also a realtor and associate broker with Lake Homes Realty in Tuscaloosa. She has a monthly column in Druid City Living magazine. Her work includes writing about travel, beauty, personal interest, and interiors/architecture.

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing Newsletters, Press Releases, Feature Articles
  • Based in the Tuscaloosa area. 
  • AMP member since 2015.
  • Contact through Email or her LinkedIn Profile or her blogsite or Twitter or phone 205-914-2400.

SANDRA BEARDEN 
Available for freelance writing work.
Sandra Bearden's experience includes newspaper reporting, teaching journalism at Samford University, and corporate public relations. As a freelancer, she has written articles for many different publications in the Birmingham area. She has also authored or co-authored two books: "There's a Clown in All of Us" and "Images of America: Trussville."

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing News Features, Writing Personal Profiles, Collaborative Writing (autobiographies & memoirs).
  • Based in the Birmingham area.
  • AMP & NFPW member since 1998.
  • Contact through Email or phone 205-655-4569 or 205-915-1328.

SOLOMON CRENSHAW, JR.
Available for more freelance work.
After nearly four decades of working for The Birmingham News, Solomon Crenshaw is in his second year as an independent contractor. During his two-year run with Alabama Media Group, he became comfortable navigating a content management system (CMS), creating and editing videos and photos and engaging readers via social media.

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing Feature Articles, Videography, Photojournalism
  • Based in the Hoover area. 
  • AMP member since 2015.
  • Contact through Email or his LinkedIn Profile or phone 205-540-2461.

SOLOMON'S AWARD

2013: Alabama Sports Hall of Fame-Best Wrestling and Boxing Feature


NANCY DORMAN-HICKSON 
Available for more freelance work.
Nancy Dorman-Hickson, a writer, editor and speaker, has 19 years of experience on staff with Southern Living and Progressive Farmer magazines, as well as 8 years as a freelancer. She's the best-selling co-writer of Joanne King Herring's memoir, "Diplomacy and Diamonds," as well as a top-five finalist for the National Magazine Award.

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing Feature Articles, Writing Personality Profiles, Writing Travel Articles
  • Based in the Birmingham area. 
  • AMP & NFPW member since 2007.
  • Contact through Email or her LinkedIn Profile or phone 205-410-6507.

NANCY'S AWARDS

2015: 

  • NFPW National Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Specialty Article-business
  • NFPW National Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Public Relations Material-magazine
  • NFPW National Communications Contest-3rd Place in Writing-Specialty Article-agriculture, agribusiness, aquaculture
  • NFPW National Communications Contest-Honorable Mention in Writing-Feature Story
  • NFPW National Communications Contest-Honorable Mention in Writing Specialty Article-green/environment.
  • AMP Communications Contest-Sweepstakes Winner (for performing better overall than other contest entrants)
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-News Article
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Feature Article
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Specialty Article-agriculture, agribusiness, and aquaculture
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Specialty Article-business
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Specialty Article-education
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Specialty Article-green/environmental
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Specialty Article-social issues
  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Public Relations Material-magazine (co-entrant with Jennifer Walker-Journey and Jane Ehrhardt)

2012: AMP Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Book Authorship
2011: AMP Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Feature Article


JANE NEWTON HENRY
Available for more freelance work.

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing Feature Articles, Writing Newsletters, Copy Editing
  • Based in the Leeds/Birmingham area. 
  • AMP & NFPW member since 1999.
  • Contact through Email or her LinkedIn Profile or phone 205-401-0700.

JANE'S AWARDS

2015: 

  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Specialty Article-history
  • AMP Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Feature Article

  2014: 

  • AMP Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Personal Blog
  • AMP Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Specialty Article-arts and entertainment
  • AMP Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Feature Article-in magazine, newsletter or nonnewspaper publication

  2013: 

  • AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Writing-Editorial or Writing
  • NFPW National Communications Contest-2nd Place in Writing-Editorial or Opinion

GREG HEYMAN
Available for freelance work.
Greg’s experience includes more than 20 years working as a writer and editor at print publications in Alabama and Georgia. During this time, he has covered news, feature, entertainment and business stories. His background also includes work in public relations that involved the creation of press releases and newsletters, conducting press conferences, and public speaking.

  • Three primary areas of expertise: News/Feature Writing, Public Relations, Promotional Materials
  • Based in the Birmingham area.
  • AMP member since 2015.
  • Contact through Email or phone 205-907-2499.

LORI CHANDLER PRUITT
Available for more freelance work.

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing News Articles, Writing Feature Articles, Editing Publications
  • Based in the Birmingham area. 
  • AMP member since 2015.
  • Contact her through Email or her LinkedIn Profile or phone 205-981-0331.

LORI'S AWARDS

2015: AMP Communications Contest-1st Place in Editing and Page Design-Regularly Edited by Entrant-magazine (co-entrant with Carol Muse Evans).

2011 & 2012: Parenting Publications Awards-Various Awards (Bronze, Silver, and Gold) in Editing, Writing and Calendar categories.


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