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Emily Leinfuss

Career Highlights

  • I worked at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune from 2004 to 2011, when it was still owned by the New York Times. I was hired to develop content and project manage custom advertorial publications – a job that expanded to include editing and writing for all advertorial special sections and some Newspapers in Education (NIE) publications.
  • I served as executive editor for Florida Family Magazine, a group of parenting publications based in Sarasota, FL, from 2002-2004.
  • I was a freelance writer and editor throughout the first boom from 1990-2002. I specialized in technology and business trends and wrote articles, analysis, white papers and more. I also developed advertorial sections that appeared in Businessweek, Computerworld, and Money Magazine.
  • I was an editor for two sections of a weekly newspaper covering computers and communications during the formative years of the original personal computer revolution (1983-1989). I was responsible for investigating, writing, planning and assigning breaking news and feature articles.
  • My first job was as an assistant at Firehouse Magazine, a trade publication owned by New-York Times best-selling author and former firefighter Dennis Smith.


Formative background in journalism, feature writing, advertorial special sections, and marketing communications
Accomplished professional for magazines, newspapers, corporations, philanthropic organizations and individuals.
Versatile understanding of subject matter including health and aging; arts, literature and culture; food, drink and diet; business, technology, shopping, travel and more.
Creative capacity to brainstorm ideas, think ‘out of the box’ and use storytelling techniques learned from earning a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction.