Real Talk: Rebecca Whiteside

Even in STEM careers, reading and writing are vital skills. In this installment of the Red Pen Pedestrian “Real Talk” series, we’re profiling Rebecca Whiteside, a Geographic Information Systems Specialist at an engineering firm. She tells us how important reading and writing are to what she does, and how she might just have helped avert a small zombie apocalypse with her skills. … More Real Talk: Rebecca Whiteside

Real Talk: Vince Engel

Today we’re profiling Vince Engel, who has had a prolific and celebrated career as an advertising Creative Director and Director. He not only has worked at some of the most premier agencies in the business, he also founded his own. If there’s something he doesn’t know about advertising, it’s probably not worth knowing. … More Real Talk: Vince Engel

Real Talk: Brendan Gahan

The Red Pen Pedestrian “Real Talk” series gives professionals in a variety of industries a chance to share why reading and writing are so critical to what they do.

Today, we’re profiling social media marketing expert Brendan Gahan, named one of Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30 in Marketing and Advertising in 2013. You can check out his media strategy blog and his popular “The Confessional” series of anonymous interviews with influencer marketing experts here at brendangahan.com. … More Real Talk: Brendan Gahan

Real Talk: Ellen Ma

Young college students and high school students often underestimate how valuable reading and writing skills are in the real world, and why they matter so much in jobs that aren’t commonly associated with those skills. I’ve started this series, Real Talk, to give professionals in a variety of industries a chance to share why reading and writing are so critical to what they do.

Today, we’re profiling visual designer Ellen Ma. … More Real Talk: Ellen Ma