About Me: I am a veteran journalist in California writing about development and the people it impacts. My company name, JT Long & Co. gives credit to all the people who impact my thoughts and writing every day. That includes my mother, my barista and you. Every time I research and write a story, I grow and learn. It helps to shape my perspective on the possibilities living in the world and in every person.

I am lucky that I have found a way to make a living doing what I love, telling people's stories. I am devoted to helping others tell their own stories. I run two writer's groups and encourage others every day to find their voice.

My Passions: Family, friends, community

My Challenges: Finding new ways to tell stories in a changing industry

My Vision for the Future: writers can eat and work

My Areas of Expertise: writing, editing and managing publications

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Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

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Peace!

Fatima

Hi there!

Great to see another Californian gracing the PulseWire community with their presence!

I'm so happy to hear that you are able to do something that you love for a living. I'm sure that you will get a chance to meet other women with similar interests by perusing other members' profiles and getting comfortable in this amazing online community.

Looking forward to your future words and ideas!

All the best, Katharine

Katharine Relth, MA Researcher | Media Analyst | Writer twitter.com/katharinejoann