Verna Gates

Available for more freelance work.

Based in the Birmingham area.

   

Author, speaker, freelance writer. Verna Gates has 38 years of experience as a writer and journalist. She worked on the launch crew of CNN and worked for TIME Magazine, Reuters, and The Guardian on articles as varied as breaking news, features, and travel. She is the author of 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die and guides press tours for the State of Alabama. An award-winning storyteller, she is also available to speak on a variety of topics, from media to travel.

  

  • Three primary areas of expertise: Writing Travel Articles, Writing Feature Articles, Writing News Articles

  • Based in the Birmingham area.

  • AMP & NFPW professional member since 1997.

  • Contact through email or her LinkedIn Profile or phone 205-540-6442.

   

VERNA'S AWARD

2018:

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest and NFPW National Communications Contest - Writing Division - Specialty Article - travel

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest - Writing Division - Editorial / Opinion in a Print-Based Newspaper

  • 1st Place in the AMP Communications Contest - Writing Division - Feature Story in a Magazine, Newsletter, or Other Non-Newspaper Print Publication

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