Benita Green Lee
Engaging / Accessible / Dependable
Lee is a communications jack-of-all-trades. Her proven research and interviewing skills result in lively stories with captivating details. Lee has an under-the-radar editing style that helps to highlight and streamline the unique voices of other writers. With extensive experience in visual and written storytelling, she can produce copy on a wide range of topics with clarity and mastery.
EDITORIAL & production SKILLS:
KGNU Radio Contributor
November 2021 – Present – Boulder, CO
Writer and reporter of headlines for morning news and features for science news show, How on Earth.
Elliott Green, Artist – Editor – Remote
January 2016 – Present
Editor of gallery communications for established abstract painter and writer, Elliott Green. Guide tone, edit, and proofread exhibit books, show catalogues, and essays written for fine art publications.
Benita Green Lee – Creative Writer and Illustrator – Boulder, CO
January 2015 – Present
Writer and illustrator of fiction and nonfiction children’s literature.
Plant Crossing (PlantXing.com) – Creator and Writer – Boulder, CO
Interviewed experts and wrote articles for independent blog, which focused on people who work with plants in various capacities, from scientists to artists. Stories were republished by two botanical periodicals, including a French-language publication.
Jack Morton Worldwide – Communications Specialist – Detroit, MI
Wrote and oversaw production of video scripts, live concept car presentations, and display text for General Motors’ auto show exhibits. Directed and trained presenters to demonstrate new technology for show attendees. Researched, wrote and edited GM internal reference documents.
Benita Green Creative – Content Writer – New York, NY
Wrote and edited copy as a freelancer for various website projects. Clients included fashion commerce site, boo.com, and online parenting magazine, DadsWorld.com.
CBSNews.com – Writer-Producer – New York, NY
Wrote breaking news stories and special feature packages for national news website. Managed junior writers and was promoted to lead redesign of website’s Health Section in collaboration with Medscape.com.
Facts on File – Editor and Fact-Checker – New York, NY
Edited and fact-checked text for digital reference guides on United States history.
The Associated Press – Newswriter and Sub-Editor – New York, NY
Selected and edited top stories for hourly news briefs and wrote book reviews. Was promoted to manage and train new editors.