Josh Marks is a Journalist with years of experience contributing to various media outlets. He writes about environmental issues, progressive politics, state film production tax incentives, sports, professional ice hockey and more.
Josh Marks personal blog Green Forward examines solutions to global climate change, environmental conservation, renewable energy security and the transition to a sustainable economy.
Employment: Check out the media outlets that Josh Marks has contributed too and been employed with!
Freelance Writer, 2014 – present
Write monthly testimonials of union members and retirees who took advantage of Union Plus benefits and services. Union Plus is the benefits services branch of the AFL-CIO. I interview union members around the country, arrange photography shoots and write testimonials for UP’s newsletters and websites.
Freelance Writer, 2013 – present
Write about clean energy and alternative transportation for sustainable design site.
Freelance Writer at Yahoo! Sports, 2013 – 2014
Write about Washington Capitals and NHL at Yahoo! Sports.
Sports Writer, 2013 – 2013
Write about hockey, soccer and other sports for popular website.
The National Memo
Political Reporter, 2012 – 2013
– Wrote daily articles, reviews and slideshows for progressive political news site. – Implemented SEO strategies to increase traffic via keywords and links. – Created and updated Google+ and Pinterest pages and updated other social media channels.
The Society for Neuroscience
Communications Coordinator, 2012 – 2012
– Created, edited and sent email blasts to members. – Coordinated social media messaging across all platforms. – Increased engagement and subscribers on Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Sea Technology Magazine
Associate Editor, 2012 – 2012
– Proofread content for monthly marine business science and engineering publication. – Wrote news department profiles and e-newsletter stories.
Project Manager/Senior Writer/Editor, 2010 – 2011
– Edited and wrote for bi-monthly Green American Magazine. – Wrote feature stories on socially responsible investing and the advantages of comprehensive home energy audits.
Online Production Editor/Features Writer, 2005 – 2011
– Researched and wrote stories for annual Eye on the Oscars special reports about Academy Award contenders. – Promoted to online news editor and consistently beat the competition by sending out breaking news alerts first. – Reported on trends in state film tax incentives. – Wrote video game, book and DVD reviews. – Covered Variety film screening Q&A sessions and movie premieres. – Wrote weekly online film trailer metrics story. – Contributed to Variety’s politics blog.
American Psychological Association
Content Specialist, 2012 – 2012
– Managed online departments and edited Web content. – Created PDF and HTML web pages in Tridion content management system – Increased unique visitors to APA.org via SEO keywords.
Founded Hockey Stop blog and contribute to Get Real Hockey and Inside Hockey blogs.
Founded climate change blog about the transition to renewable energy and the sustainable economy.
The Hockey Writers
Freelance Writer, 2013
Freelance Writer, 2013
Write about high-speed rail and alternative transportation at TheCityFix Blog.
NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Digital Publishing, 2012 – 2012
George Mason University
Sociology/Film and Media Studies, 1997 – 2002