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Nancy joined Urban Home magazine in its 2003 charter year. A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in journalism, she is a freelance writer with more than 20 years of experience in marketing. Nancy’s background includes 13 years writing for and marketing South Carolina’s largest newspaper, The State. She is also a former senior copywriter and creative director for The Adams Group, a Columbia, SC, ad agency. Nancy currently works as an independent marketing consultant for clients that include banks, hospitals, churches, hotels and non-profits in North and South Carolina.
Laura earned a degree in professional writing from Bob Jones University in 2004 and went on to serve as public-relations coordinator for a national nonprofit. In 2007 she became an associate of Message Media Group (MMG), an agency that provides freelance writing and editorial services to numerous national publications. As a member of the MMG writers group, Laura has written for Urban Home Magazine since 2007 and has performed more than 50 feature article assignments for a dozen national and regional magazines, including several titles related to construction, homebuilding, and real estate.
Brandy is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a full-time writer. Working with companies including McDonald's, Sears, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Columbia Sportswear, she has honed an appreciation for branding while retaining a unique, conversational style. Recently, Brandy added Urban Home Magazine to her client list because she thrives on helping businesses tell their stories.
Ginger joined the Urban Home Magazine writing staff as a freelance journalist in 2006. Her background includes 10 years with Gannett newspapers in the US and abroad as a reporter, copy editor and then news editor. She also has six years of experience with a branding firm in Newport Beach, CA, where she began as a senior writer/designer and moved into the role of director of communications. Since 2002, Ginger has lived in Charlotte, NC, where she runs her freelance writing/editing/graphic design/marketing business, Nine Dots Branding & Marketing Company. She is also the managing editor of The Bulletin, a bi-monthly publication for the Radiology Business Management Association. Ginger holds a B.A. in journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill, with a minor in psychology.
Dana W. Todd
Dana joined Urban Home Magazine as a writer in 2007. She also writes for several national, regional, and local consumer and business magazines and is editor of a South Carolina manufacturing magazine. Dana brings a total of 16 years of experience in both the publications management and public-relations industries to Urban Home. She works with local and national editors to place her clients in stories being written in trade and business magazines, newspapers, TV and radio shows. In addition to media relations, Dana specializes in helping start-ups and declining companies who need to redefine their messages to increase sales. She formerly served as CEO of a high-tech public relations and marketing agency and has been editor of a national conservation magazine. Dana holds a B.A. in journalism and mass communications from the SC Honors College at the University of South Carolina.
Mark Ward, Sr.
Mark offers 30 years of experience as editor of six national publications, communications/publications director of four national associations/nonprofits, author of seven nonfiction books, and a freelance writer who has published 2,000 feature articles in more than 50 national trade and professional magazines, including numerous construction, homebuilding, and remodeling titles. In 2004 he formed Message Media Group (MMG) to provide, through a group of freelance writers, editorial services to a growing list of clients. In his capacity as MMG president, senior editor and client liaison, Mark has written for Urban Home Magazine since 2007. He holds a Master of Arts degree in communication with concentrations in leadership studies and professional writing, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in rhetorics, communication, and information design at Clemson University. Mark has taught at three universities and been a frequent speaker and workshop presenter at writers’ conferences nationwide. As a freelance voiceover talent, Mark has been featured on daily radio programs syndicated nationally on some 500 stations.