Think Cindy!

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Reaching the finish line

Running, reading, and ‘riting. These are the 3 “R”s of my life. Neither rain, snow nor sleet keep me from running – I love the freedom and silent moments that this daily ritual brings. I’m a die-hard TV-free adherent who believes that fewer screens give you clarity. The joys of my life are simple pleasures like new travel adventures, unexpected fashionista finds, or creative party planning. Heaven is being with my family, a delicious bite of chocolate, and blasting the Moody Blues. I'm unabashedly proud of qualifying and running the Boston Marathon in 3:38!

 

Run with it! 

Why do I say 'Run with it?' I am a hard-core runner, both in real life and with my projects. You won't need to chase me.

Beep, beep!

I don’t like to toot my own horn – I toot your horn. I believe in the power of listening; it’s been said that listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. I know how to ask questions and find answers, whether it’s a blog about electronic medical records; ghostwriting for a CTO; or a white paper for a start-up. “Resourcefulness” is my middle name

Street cred

Wanna know if I have street cred? Roll the credits: Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, TechTarget, National Society of Black Engineers, MIT, Family Circle, The Progressive Physician, Boston Law College, Simmons College, Work.com, Essence, ChowBaby, Seventeen, Meetings Association … the list goes on and on. 

If you've got the time, we've got the backgrounder:

 

Cindy Atoji is a digital media and communications strategist/writer who has a strong and diverse background in journalism, media relations, corporate communications and online media/publishing. She has developed content for several health-related start-ups, including BodiMojo.com, as well as on-line media companies, including OwnerIQ, Work.com, and Most Effective Student Marketing. Cindy served as a healthcare technology reporter for Digital Healthcare and Productivity, and covered tech topics for TechTarget. Cindy also has experience in higher ed reporting and editing, having served as editor of the Boston Herald Learning Magazine. She offers services in project management, editing, copy editing, blogging, writing, and more. With nearly two decades of professional writing and editing experience, Cindy was magazine/supplements editor at the Boston Herald and assistant features editor at the Lowell Sun Newspaper. She has been published in The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Seventeen Magazine, Essence, and others and was contributing editor to "Parents and Teens" (Victor Books). Cindy's specialty is translating complex information about health and wellness for a lay audience. She was chief copy editor for a medical textbook and created marketing materials for several area hospitals. Her portfolio includes a diverse range of media, from brochures for a medical supply company and invitations for a corporate anniversary to non-profit newsletters and health-related books and literature. Cindy has a BS in Journalism from University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana. When she's not glued to the computer, she's mom to two active sons, and can wield a mean hockey stick, as a former member of the aptly named team, "Mothers on Edge."