A nationally published award-winning writer and editor, Claire has more than a decade of experience in magazine publishing and the public relations industry. She served as lifestyle editor of a national agricultural magazine, for which she was named her professional organization's Writer of the Year in 2012.
She still regularly contributes articles to the magazine, and also serves as chief copy editor for several equipment industry magazines.
Additionally, she writes press releases and takes photographs for a variety of clients.
She's also been a researcher and contributor to three books, "Other People's Rejection Letters," "Other People's Love Letters" and "Birmingham Landmarks: People and Places of the Magic City."
Her writing, press releases and other contributions have been featured in local, regional and national publications, including "O Magazine," "People," "Reader's Digest" and CBS News.
Below are a few curated samples, showcasing her work. Additional samples available upon request.
Wrote and edited guide featuring our custom-built home.
Profile of a young large-animal vet.
Flint Holbrook works to further research in sustainable fuels.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson's roots are on the family farm.
Growing a hay business.
Alabama's Utsey family and the land they've owned for generations.
A volunteer group aids physically challenged farmers to harvest their crops.
What new health care laws mean to rural Americans.
A look at the health of the livestock industry. (team story)
A town rallies around a historic building.
Farm kids find other ways to stay connected to agriculture
A farm-safety advocate shares his story.
Rural areas find themselves lagging behind in terms of Internet connectivity.
Team story on health care in rural America.
Helped research and compile anonymous love letters.
Helped research and compile letters.