Member of the week: Jeffrey Loyd, Mortgage Broker

Our member of the week is Jeffrey Loyd. Jeffrey works as a mortgage and real estate broker. A look through Jeffrey’s website will give you an idea of the numerous services he provides. Jeffrey has a wonderful section on how mortgages work, including a mortgage glossary, a mortgage calculator...

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Member of the week: Kirk Maynard, puppeteer

Our member of the week is Kirk Maynard. Kirk is the president of a Natural Bridges, an Ohio-based puppet production company that helps businesses get their messages out with the use of puppets. The Natural Bridges Puppets are used in advertisements, promotions, theatrical productions, and recently in their own television...

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BAM raffle: win free movie tickets

Chilly weather means it's that moviegoing time of year, and this month's BAM raffle prize for Freelancers Union members is a pair of tickets to BAM Rose Cinema. (If you don't live in New York, you may not want to enter this one; BAM is the Brooklyn...

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Member of the week: Louis Ferrante

louis-ferrante.jpgOur member of the week is Louis Ferrante. Louis writes copy for an advertising firm that specializes in humor. As he states in his profile, Louis believes that ‘sex doesn’t sell, humor does.’ Louis has over 15 years of experience creating humorous advertisements for radio, television, print, and the...

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Member of the week: Sara Barker, technical writer/editor

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Our member of the week is Sara Barker. Sara is a technical writer as well as an editor. She completed a Professional Certificate Program in Technical Communications at the American University in Paris. When web sites or computer programs are too complicated to figure out, refer to the user guide...

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Member of the week: Mark McKennon

Our member of the week is Mark McKennon. Mark works in film and television production as a location scout and manager, and is an expert on the New York metro area. Mark’s job has taken him to parts of the city that most of us will never see (just...

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Member of the week: Tara Quinn, contortionist

Our member of the week is Tara Quinn. We like to feature members who do uncommon work, and we think you would agree that Tara’s work falls into that category. Tara is a contortionist and acrobat. She not only performs her acts in commercials and live shows, she also...

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Member of the week: Jason Overdorf, journalist

Our member of the week is Jason Overdorf. Jason’s work as a freelance journalist has taken him to the far reaches of the world. He has spent time working in Beijing, Hong Kong, and most recently New Delhi, India, where he is currently based. His work has been featured...

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Member of the week: Julia Reich, graphic designer

Our member of the week is Julia Reich. Julia is a graphic designer, which makes her part of an industry that's second only to the film and television among the most popular fields in which our members work. As a nonprofit, we find it particularly interesting that Julia's...

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Member of the week: Slate Grove, Glass Sculptor

Our member of the week, Slate Grove, works as a glass sculptor. We were especially intrigued by the wide range of Slate’s work. Some of his pieces are meant as sculptural art, while some serve functional purposes, such as vases, bowls, and platters. He even created a glass violin...

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