Having Trouble Finding the Right Words?

Ronni Gordon can help you. She will write what you need in a clear, concise and engaging fashion, finding the right tone for each story. During her many years in daily journalism, she wrote on deadline about a wide variety of topics, acquiring a focus that she brings to her  writing and editing today.

Ronni is known for telling a good story, for being compassionate, and for being a good listener. She approaches difficult subjects with thoroughness and integrity and infuses lighter stories with humor. She specializes in health and fitness, dogs, cancer survivorship and writing for college and university publications. She also appreciates the chance to write a good general feature.

She has written for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes, Vice, ESPN and many other publications in addition to being on staff at local and regional dailies, mostly in the arts and features departments.

She has written for the websites of  Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and Holyoke Community College and for the alumnae quarterlies of Smith and Vassar. She has also written for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Her award-winning blog, Running for My Life (Fighting Cancer One Step at a Time) owes its title to the headline of her New York Times Lives essay from April 3, 2005.

A graduate of Vassar College with a B.A. in English, she received a Master’s in Journalism from Boston University.

She was promoted to features editor at the first newspaper where she worked, the old (Holyoke, Mass.) Transcript-Telegram, and since starting her own company in 2009, she has edited projects for such companies as TSM Design and The Green Internet Group, both in Springfield, Mass., and for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

She is a proud member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.