I’m Jennifer Larson, and I’m a freelance writer and editor based in Nashville, Tennessee. I’ve been a professional writer for 15 years, and I’ve been freelancing since 2006. I’m currently writing for several publications, both traditional and online. I specialize in writing about health care and family issues.
I originally started this blog to have some fun and weigh in on the writing life, the media and other current events but felt compelled to blog about random phenomena sometimes, too. I also blog about current health care, medical, nursing and family issues. And yes, I write about baseball from time to time.
Freelance and writing experience
*I write frequent articles for NurseZone.com and two of its sister websites (NurseConnect and Healthcare Briefings).
*I write regular health care articles for a consumer audience for the website of Spry magazine (www.spryliving.com).
*I’m also a featured blogger on the website for Nashville Parent magazine, and a contributing writer for the blog Bringing Up Nashville .
*Additionally, I have written copy and health care stories for the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and for UC San Diego Health Systems.
*My work has also appeared in the following publications: Babble.com, Her Nashville, Desert Magazine, Women magazine, Breathe magazine and Vanderbilt International magazine.
*In the past, my writing also appeared in The San Diego Union-Tribune, The San Diego Daily Transcript, American Journalism Review, and Memphis magazine.
*Staff reporter for The Desert Sun, the daily newspaper of Palm Springs, California.
*News and features writer for NurseZone.com, a national nursing and health care website based in San Diego, California.
*Newsletter editor for The Church Health Center, a health care non-profit in Memphis, Tennessee.
*Staff writer for Memphis Business Journal and Memphis Health Care News in Memphis, Tennessee.
Education and professional memberships
*Bachelor’s degree in English from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.
*Master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.
*Memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists, the Education Writers Association and the Association of Health Care Journalists.
*All About Women board member (www.allaboutwomen.org)
*Junior League of Nashville member (www.jlnashville.org)
*Young Leaders Council of Nashville
*Westminster Presbyterian Church member (www.nashvillewpc.org)