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Audrey Henderson

Freelance Writer and Blogger — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Next City
Covers:  sustainability, current affairs, affordable housing, responsible travel, entrepreneurship, consumer finance, consumer technology, culture and policy

Independent, progressive writer, researcher & policy analyst. Specialties: arts policy, travel, housing, world events, sustainability. Actively seeking clients.

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An active member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, I am also the founder and owner of Knowledge Empowerment, an independent writing, researcher and policy analysis consulting practice based in the greater Chicago area, with a client reach that extends worldwide. My specialties include ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

i worked as an intern for my home town newspaper right after dropping out of Medill. Meanwhile people with BSJs couldn't get hired at all.

How is social media changing news?

It has given real meaning to the phrase "24-hour news cycle". No matter what is happening anywhere in the world, someone has a camera ready.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

My laptop running Windows 7 and Office 2010 Professional, SPSS 13.0 plus Nikon high-end point and shoot camera, iPhone 6S & LG Android tablet

Transitions Abroad Student Writing Award -- 3rd Place

2008 - Travel
International student writing award focused on accounts of study abroad experiences.

CNT Urban Sustainability Hackathon -- Runner Up

2012 - Technology
Co-developed an app (with Daniel Fehrenbach of CNT Energy) that maps amenities and resources located within a half-mile radius of a vacant or abandoned building. CNT Blog Post (