Maria Carter is a widely published writer who pens engaging, pitch-perfect copy for a variety of clients.
Her work has appeared in consumer publications and websites such as Atlanta Magazine, PopularMechanics.com, Draft, Vegetarian Times, Mediabistro, Match.com and FreshJuice.ca, as well as custom and trade publications such as AAA Living, Connect and Sommelier Journal.
Before starting her freelance career, Maria managed web content, oversaw fact-checking and wrote travel features as an editor for Spirit, the in-flight magazine of Southwest Airlines. A member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Maria holds a B.S. from the School of Literature, Media and Communication at Georgia Tech and a certificate in publishing from New York University.
Maria specializes in lifestyle and travel stories; her assignments have resulted in many adventures, from scaling the country’s largest indoor rock-climbing gym and learning how to surf, to snorkeling in the Caribbean and hiking along the San Andreas Fault in southern California. In edition to her editorial work, Maria has produced copywriting and press releases for a variety of corporate clients. Whether writing for a business or media outlet, Maria is flexible and adaptable to the format and tone best suited for clients’ needs. People she’s collaborated with call her work “clean, concise and engaging” and say she is “reliable and responsible” and consistently “suggests new angles and adds depth to stories.”
Maria is currently researching environmental topics for upcoming stories on food waste and sustainable agriculture, socially responsible investing and volunteer opportunities on organic farms. When she’s not on deadline you’ll find her in yoga or zumba class, playing racquetball, hiking or selling vintage housewares on her Etsy shop.
If you’re an editor or marketing manager looking for a reliable writer who will deliver compelling story ideas and quality copy on time, get in touch by emailing maria [at] marcarter [dot] com or filling out this Contact Form