Specializes in: Arts, Profiles, Business, Government, Sports, Entertainment, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Travel, Outdoor, Education, Environment, Photography
D.J. Burrough is president of Write Stuff Communications, a Phoenix-based communications company. D.J. honed his writing and editing skills through years of working as a print journalist, freelance writer, magazine editor, creative services writer, Website content director, and communications department director.
A long-time resident of Arizona, D.J. is an award-winning journalist and editor who has written for such august publications as The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Christian Science Monitor, Urban Land Magazine, Commercial Executive Magazine, and The Arizona Republic. As a freelance journalist, D.J. has written about everything from Tempe city council meetings to President Clinton’s first state of the union address, from Barry Bonds’ first spring training game following allegations of steroid use to a profile of the highest-ranking woman at the National Football League, from a profile of the top real estate attorneys in Arizona to a teacher fighting back against student abuse.
D.J. has served as editor of a number of high-quality magazines, including Thunderbird Magazine, BusinessEdge, Advances and Arizona Business Magazine. In that role, D.J. set editorial agendas, conceived article ideas, assigned and edited freelance writers, worked with a cadre of freelance photographers, designers and illustrators, and managed the overall publishing schedule.
D.J. also has guided a number of magazine and newspaper redesigns, as well as orchestrated the start-up of a community newspaper.
As editor and ghostwriter,
D.J. has worked on a number of books, on such varied topics as how to manage a fast-moving sales team, how to find your soul-mate through dating services and daily affirmations for recovering alcoholics.
In addition, D.J. is the screenwriter on “Standing Where They Stood,” a documentary about gay life in Arizona in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. The film is projected to be completed by September 2009.
Last updated: 10/18/2016 ()