Heather Boerner

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Freelance Writer, Blogger & Editor, 6/00-present

Clients include:

AIDS Walk San Francisco
Alternative Medicine Magazine
APA Monitor on Psychology
BETA Magazine, the magazine of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Bitch Magazine: Feminist Response to Pop Culture
California Academy of Family Physicians
California Freemason Magazine
Common Ground
Common Sense Media
Diabetes Forecast, the magazine of the American Diabetes Association
East Bay Business Times
Exquisite Weddings Magazine

HemAware, the Bleeding Disorders Magazine
Ikana Media
Lupus Now Magazine
Momentum, the magazine of the National MS Society
National Nurse Magazine
NewsMax Magazine
Oracle’s Profit Magazine
Planned Parenthood
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Magazine
SFSU Magazine
TMG Custom Media
T-Mobile International Echo Magazine
Yahoo! Hot Jobs
Yoga Journal

Associate Editor, Ikana Media, San Francisco, CA, 8/05-3/06

Generated story ideas, wrote news stories, features, polls, quizzes, headlines and kickers for this start-up health Web site spearheaded by Dr. Nancy Snyderman.

News Coverage Team Leader, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, CA 6/00-9/04

Started and managed a team of five reporters covering real estate in this coastal California community. Duties included generating, assigning and editing stories, keeping organizational files and source lists, as well as writing a weekly column.


Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Master’s of Science, May 1997

University of California at Santa Cruz, Bachelor’s of Arts with honors, June 1996
Major in Women’s Studies, Minor in Journalism.


Apex Award of Excellence, Financial and Investment Writing, 2009
California Fellow, Association of Health Care Journalists, 2009
Fellow, Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, 2003

Writing with a human face