Gary Strauss is a journalist based in Washington, DC, United States. He is an award-winning writer/editor/blogger who has vast background in financial reporting and editing, hard-news and celebrity profiles. His work has appeared in USA Today, the Washington Post, Newsweek, the Urban Land Institute magazine and publications ranging from Costco Connection to AARP. He has been an embed with the Marines in Afghanistan, lead reporter on breaking news events (Aurora and Newtown shooting massacres, Boston Marathon bombings, Ferguson riots) and0 cover story profiler on a diverse range of celebrities (Snoop Dogg, Sarah Palin, Ken Burns, Bryan Cranston, Louis Rukeyser). Have short turnaround needs? Require a rewrite specialist? Corporate communications or content blogger? Strauss can deftly do it all.
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Veteran writer, editor, blogger and content developer with over 20 years experience as a journalist at USA Today. Wrote and edited financial stories, feature stories and hard news stories. Adept at quick turnarounds and tight deadlines as well as long-form features and projects.