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GovCentral's Featured Writers

Kyle Stone | Editor

Much of GovCentral’s content is written by critically acclaimed, professional writers on the government sector. Whether we’re working with with authors, bloggers or long-time DoD managers, GovCentral aims to deliver you the highest quality content on the web.

Browse our list of Featured Writers below. Click to their websites, and get to know them better!

Johnathon S. Feit
Jonathon Feit is an author and business consultant who specializes in business development strategy – i.e., sales operations and marketing across all channels – with a special interest in early- and mid-stage businesses working to leverage their penchant for innovation. He particularly enjoys hearing from (a) readers, (b) folks whose professional interests he can help improve, © conference organizers who could use a dynamic speaker. Reach Jonathon anytime on JFEIT [at] andrew.cmu.edu

Before attending the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, from which he will receive an MBA in May 2010, Jonathon spent five years as an editor and publisher of magazines. In 2005 was appointed as the youngest member of the Faculty in Boston University’s Department of Journalism, where he designed and taught the course “Magazine Business Development (for the 21st Century).” He is a member of the National Press Club, and until 2008 was the youngest member of the American Society of Magazine Editors; in addition to this space, his writing has appeared in a variety of outlets, including Advertising Age, MediaWeek, Mediabistro.com, and he currently contributes to BusinessWeek.com’s MBA Journals”.

Outside interests include politics, photography, research in fields that range from neuroscience to religion, advocating for the rights of the disabled (Jonathon has Tourette’s Syndrome), and his muse: a Jindo named Alfie.

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GovGab
GovGab is a blog maintained by federal employees working for the Office of Citizen Services and Communications at the US General Services Administration. The purpose of Gov Gab is to demonstrate the usefulness, practicality, helpfulness, and vitality of federal, state, and local government information through real-life examples in the bloggers’ daily lives.

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Kathryn Troutman
Kathryn Kraemer Troutman is the founder and president of The Resume Place, Inc., a service business located in Baltimore, MD, specializing in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, as well as coaching and education in the federal hiring process.



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KSA Doctor
KSADoctor.com is the premier online destination for federal job application assistance. Services include professional KSA writing, federal resume writing, SES resume writing, and KSA samples. KSADoctor.com also provides practical advice individuals at all levels of government can use to advance their career.



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Project On Government Oversight
The Project On Government Oversight follows a rich tradition of assuring that the government continues to work for the people it represents. Our nation was founded on the very principle that representation and accountability are fundamental to maintaining a strong and functioning democracy. Today, POGO offers valuable oversight in a time where the government is more vulnerable than ever to the influence of money in politics and powerful special interests.

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GovTrack.us Blog
GovTrack.us follows the status of federal legislation and the latest activity of the United States Congress.

The Legislative Analysis blog offers a new Community Q & A Service, where you can submit your questions about government legislation.

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Kevin Underhill
Kevin Underhill is the author of the severely entertaining legal blog Lowering the Bar, as well as a partner in the San Francisco Law Firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he has worked for nearly 15 years.

Kevin’s essay series, “If Great Literary Works Had Been Written by Lawyers,” was published in The Green Bag law journal, and was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal and on National Public Radio, among other places. He is currently working on an article about the national push to outlaw low-rise and/or baggy pants, and also on an anti-BlackBerry screed tentatively called “Why Satan Wants You to Use Your BlackBerry All The Time, Including in Meetings and While You Are Driving.”

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DailyTech
DailyTech is a leading online magazine for a well-educated, tech audience. Its readers enjoy hard-hitting and up to the minute CE, PC, IT and information technology news. DailyTech’s fast-moving content also reaches out via news syndications, public portals, and forums.

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Lily Whiteman, Federal Career Coach

Lily Whiteman is the author of the new, critically acclaimed How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job (Amacom Books). She is also the careers columnist of Federal Times, a Washington Post contributor, and an award-winning writer at the U.S. National Science Foundation. Lily has helped hundreds of government professionals of all levels land jobs and earn promotions.

Lily dispenses the kind of practical, insider advice you never learned in school, your friends don’t know and your boss won’t tell you. Her advice is based on years and years of experience helping hundreds of feds land new jobs and promotions and on interviews with 100+ hiring managers.

You can purchase her book here. Don’t forget to check out Lily’s website, http://igotthejob.net/.

Note: Lily Whiteman’s contributions to GovCentral reflect her own personal opinions, and are not the official statements or opinions of the National Science Foundation.


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Military.com – Benefiting the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard

Military.com is the nation’s largest online military destination serving more than million members, including active duty personnel, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers. Military.com enables the 30 million Americans with military affinity to access their benefits, advance their careers, enjoy military discounts, and stay connected for life. Military.com develops efficient affinity marketing and communications programs for government agencies and companies serving this market. Military.com is a subsidiary of Monster Worldwide, Inc. More information is available at www.military.com.



TechExpo

TECHEXPO Top Secret is the Nation’s premiere producer of professional job fairs for Security-Cleared professionals. We connect the country’s top employers in the defense, government, intelligence & technology communities with the best in cleared talent. Visit one of our events in DC, MD, VA, CO & AL or explore thousands of nationwide opportunities on our job board. Upcoming events, job postings & more can be found on www.TechExpoUSA.com


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    Greg13

    about 4 years ago

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    I think it's just great that much of GovCentral’s content is written by critically acclaimed, professional writers on the government sector. Maybe that's the reason this site is so popular. Personally I most of all like the posts of Kathryn Troutman (as well as her books actually; one of my favourites is Writing your NSPS ) Still, I think it's nice that you suggest also other not so professional writers to contribute to your work.

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