Doug Hovelson

Freelance journalist - writer - photographer - public relations

Experience in all aspects of the media world - journalism, public relations, advertising
- Managing editor, suburban newspapers, Minneapolis area
- Freelance sports columnist, Minneapolis
- Freelance writer, many years - business, arts, sports
- Photojournalism - Getty Images contributor
- Copywriting, public relations and advertising
- Public relations executive, Bozell Advertising & PR
- Public relations agency owner, Big Thunder PR

Portfolio

St. Paul's Commodore Bar Roars Back to Life
F. Scott Fitzgerald's legendary St. Paul hang-out returns to the Twin Cities scene
A time and a place for happy hours
"And then there are the frequent, unscheduled happy hours." Not that they ever get out of hand, but the in-house amenities at Halunen Law do lend themselves to bursts of...
Adventures abound along lesser-traveled roads, Eric Janus avows
Even in the day-glo hued, go-go 1960s, the old world ways still held sway in many parts of the world. Eric Janus, born and bred in the civilized suburban precincts surrounding...
Every day is a red carpet day for Clayton Halunen
How does a Minnesota Iron Range-born and raised, Hamline Law School-educated Minneapolis attorney achieve a reputation for sartorial splendor within the Minnesota legal...
No place for business casual in Kristin Rowell's wardrobe
Kristin Rowell takes pride in presenting herself in a professional manner at work. "I take my appearance seriously," she says. Business casual? She never got the memo. "Lawyers...
What's in your handbag?
Most crucially, a Microsoft Surface with her entire practice on it. An iPhone 6 with an "I voted" sticker on it. Notecards. A passport. A clutch purse that is also a wallet....
Cornell Moore's Laws of Sartorial Success
Long ago and far away, Cornell Leverette Moore first undertook his real-world studies into the proprieties of dressing for business and personal success. "I'm from the South...
20th century art lives on at Maslon
To anyone visiting the law offices of Maslon LLP in downtown Minneapolis for the first time, be forewarned: Schedule extra time, lots of it, if you're at all interested in 20th...
Travel's a family affair for globetrotter Mark Gordon
Some people collect souvenirs from their travels to remind them of where they've been. Mark Gordon, dean of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Harvard Law School...
Pitch-Poor Pitch Letters.
Avoid Pitch-Poor Pitch Letters For Better Public Relations Results
Civil War Era False Claims Act Under Fire - Again
Bootleggers Banquet Honors Midwest's Best Craft Spirits
The Midwest's booming craft distilled spirits industry recognized by the Commodore Bar's Bootleggers Club
It Took A Restaurant To Revive An Inner-City St. Paul Neighborhood
Run-down and notorious, the Cathedral Hill area of St. Paul needed a spark. A young real estate entrepreneur decided to take a chance on opening an upscale bar and restaurant on...
THOR Plans New Multitenant Headquarters in N Minneapolis
Thor looking to revitalize "urban corner" with move.
Birdseed Wreaths from Birdworks Assist Special Needs Adults
A holiday gift idea happily for the birds
Ready. Set. Landscape.
Landscapers, rejoice - new season, new trends
Secrets of a Master Apartment Renovator
"If it doesn't have problems, I probably paid too much."
Life In The Chemo-Zone: The Ultimate Survival Guide
Part survival guide and part workbook, The Chemo Zone offers support and reassurance...through this stressful and challenging journey.
Continuously Variable Transmissions Are Ready To Roll In Outdoor Power Equipment Market
A 500-year old idea finds favor as transmission choice for lawn tractors
Chris Kluwe Agreement With Vikings A Game-Changer
Chris Kluwe wanted his reputation restored -- and a cultural change in professional football.
Putt for Prizes, Shop for Father's Day Savings
Herberger's Southdale store in Edina is rolling out the green -- as in putting green...
Investors Attracted To Twin Cities Real Estate Markets
Capital flows to Twin Cites real estate
Mid-Year Shadow Over Twin Cities Office Market
Vacancy down, but activity slows also
Twin Cities Looks Like Land Of Opportunity
Land market recovering from recessionary lows
Twin Cities Office Market Delivers Solid Performance
Recovery in demand for office space continues
Investors Zero In On Twin Cities Commercial Real Estate
Buyers most optimistic since pre-recession days
Strengthening recovery in commercial real estate markets
On the mend with post-recessionary bounce
Poised for growth in 2013
Signs are positive across all submarkets
Market teed up for Class A Landlords
Solid 2012 Performance Augurs Well for 2013
Feast or Famine in Commercial Real Estate
Lost decade in Twin Cities commercial real estate

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