Linda Fullerton Hersey, MBA
Journalism background spans legislative reporting, editing at metro papers, and investigative coverage with storytelling and data analysis.
Digital marketing experience focused on large-scale content management – at a new STEM university for the state of Florida, a foundation advancing universal basic income, and a healthcare system.
- At Florida Polytechnic, I co-founded a campus organization that supports women in science and engineering.
- At MaineHealth, I oversaw strategy and development of digital consumer content that brought together a dozen nonprofit hospitals on a single platform.
- At Knight-Ridder, I authored a journalist’s guide to covering Native Americans, with support from the Native American Journalists Association.
Defense Reporter (current)
Report on the U.S. Navy for Inside Washington Publishers.
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, February 2021-September 2022
Covered the Alaska Legislature and Congressional delegation on issues that spanned energy, the economy, climate change and Arctic policy.
Digital Content & Social Media Specialist (ongoing)
Loveitt Street Media
Reporting, writing, editing and social media management for clients in edu-tech, green tech, digital news and philanthropy. Content marketing through informed storytelling.
Social Media & Digital Content Manager, 2015-2018
MaineHealth (nonprofit hospital system)
Scaled content for hospitals brought together on a single web platform. Developed standards for vetting clinical content and publishing treatment protocols.
Social Media & Communications Coordinator, 2013-2015
Florida Polytechnic University
Developed web content at brand-new STEM university for the state of Florida, introduced social media, penned speeches, edited accreditation documents.
Assignment Editor, 2009-2013
Managed full-time editors working remotely at hyperlocal news sites in Florida. Traditional reporting combined with real-time analytics.
Florida International University
Master’s in Business Administration.
Bachelor’s Degree, English Lit.
Associate’s Degree, Mass Communications.
References upon request.