Book & Magazine Editor

Bob is a freelance line editor, copy editor, and proofreader for numerous clients, including the authors of books ranging from serious nonfiction to novels, sci-fi, and poetry. Earlier in his career as a writer and editor, Bob was executive editor of Running Times Magazine, and before that, a regional editor and contributing editor for other major magazines.

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Content Marketing Writer

Bob has worked with several custom-content firms to produce hundreds of print and web articles for major corporations as well as inflight and alumni magazines. These include travel articles for United Airlines, Starwood Hotels, and Lindblad Expeditions; running stories for ASICS; health stories for Abbott Health; and articles for the United (Hemispheres) and American (American Way) inflight magazines.

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Travel Stories

Bob writes extensively about travel, especially active/adventure travel. His travel stories have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Traveler, AARP: The Magazine, Global Traveler, Budget Travel, Ensemble Vacations, Porthole Cruise, Spa, Via, Art & Antiques, the Houston Chronicle, the San Francisco Chronicle, Mabuhay, and many other outlets. He specializes in writing about California and the U.S. West.

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General-Interest Stories

Eager to take on almost any topic, Bob has written about everything from chefs and weddings to history and international politics for Family Circle, Fortune, Ladies’ Home Journal, Success, Self, Art & Antiques, the San Francisco Chronicle, Stanford Magazine, and many other major outlets.

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Active Sports, Health & Wellness Stories

Topics ranging from sleep strategies and repetitive-stress injuries to Seasonal Affective Disorder and medicine-cabinet safety have appeared in Men’s Fitness, Prevention, Experience Life, and other national magazines. In addition, I have written hundreds of stories as a Contributing Editor for Runner’s World.

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Awards & Memberships

2016 – Bronze, North American Travel Journalists Assn. (NATJA) Awards
2014 – Bronze, NATJA Awards
2013 – 2 Silvers & 1 Bronze, NATJA Awards
2008 & 2005 – Gold, American Society of Journalists Assn. (ASJA) Awards

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Author

Bob is the author of SAN FRANCISCO RUNNING GUIDE (Human Kinetics), which has sold nearly 5,000 copies, and THE VALLEY AT YOUR FEET (Fleet Feet Publications).

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Photographer

Bob’s images have accompanied his articles in numerous national and regional magazines and websites, including AAA Highroads, Triathlete, Running Times, Healthy Travel, Wine Buzz and PeterGreenberg.com. He was a 2015 North American Travel Journalists Association Awards “Overall Excellence” finalist for Bordeaux photos published in AAA Highroads.

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Athlete

A former nationally-ranked ultramarathoner and marathon champion, Bob has completed 45 marathons and “ultras,” and is the only person to run relays the length and width of America. He now participates in bike tours (31-73 miles) and is undefeated in his kayak boat class in 49 straight regattas.

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