An award-winning writer with 20 years of professional experience, 42-year-old Jeff Louderback started his career as a reporter and editor at newspapers and magazines before becoming a full-time freelance writer and author. He writes personality profiles, business features and travel and lifestyle features for regional and national magazines, and performs contract editorial work for custom publishers.
A native of Ohio, where he earned a bachelor's degree in communication at Wright State University, Jeff served as a sports writer for the Xenia Daily Gazette, a features writer for Amos Suburban Newspapers and an editor for Small Business News before becoming editor and publisher of a regional pet care magazine that he started and built.
As a freelance journalist, Jeff has earned awards for his feature writing. He has written numerous sports features, personality profiles, travel and lifestyle features, business trend features, entrepreneur profiles and health and wellness features. His work appears in regional and national consumer and trade magazines.
He has written many freelance sports features for magazines, and served as a contributing editor for OverTime Magazine, a national business and lifestyle magazine for and about professional athletes. Jeff resides in Dunedin.