Working remotely and in the Denver/Boulder Metro Areas.
Benita Green Lee
Engaging / Persuasive / Accessible
I am a seasoned writer and a communications jack-of-all-trades. My proven research and interviewing skills result in lively stories with captivating details, and my editing style helps streamline the unique voices of other writers. With extensive experience in visual and written storytelling, I can produce copy on a wide range of topics with clarity and mastery.
What I Do
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. Freelance Contributing Illustrator for Prickly Pear Kids, a children’s magazine in development by Agave Press.
Plant Crossing (PlantXing.com) – Creator and Writer – Boulder, CO
June 2013 – December 2016
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
October 2001 – December 2004
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
January 2000 – September 2001
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
February 1998 – January 2000
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
September 1997 – February 1998
Edited and fact-checked text for digital reference guides on United States history.
The Associated Press – Newswriter and Sub-Editor – New York, NY
August 1996 – September 1997
Selected and edited top stories for hourly news briefs and wrote book reviews. Was promoted to manage and train new editors.