Beth Douglass Silcox is a freelance writer and reporter with 25 years experience. She has written for a variety of nationally distributed entrepreneurial, business, personal development and self-help magazines, including SUCCESS, Success from Home, Success for Women, Making It Work At Home, Empowering Women, Empower, Healthier You and Your Business At Home.
She has profiled celebrities, including professional cook and author, Rachael Ray; Survivor host, Jeff Probst; entrepreneur and inventor of Spanx undergarments for women, Sara Blakely; and motivational speaker and author, Stedman Graham. Her philanthropic feature stories include profiles of Caryl Stern, United States Fund for UNICEF president; as well as actress, Jane Kaczmarek, founder of Clothes Off Our Back Foundation that raises money for children’s charities via online celebrity clothing auctions.
Beth is a skilled writer for both print and web. She produces a variety of content, including human interest profiles, business marketing, book reviews, and inspirational features about people, places, products, organizations, charitable endeavors and history.
She established her own public and media relations company nearly 20 years ago and bases Marketing Alternatives from her home in central Indiana. In addition to writing, she has provided marketing and media liaison services to trade and consumer shows, non-profits and community organizations.
Beth earned a B.S. in journalism from Indiana State University. She is an online member of LinkedIn: Linking Indiana, Connected Indianapolis, and LinkEds & Writers. She belongs to National Association for the Self-Employed, Alpha Xi Delta, Sigma Delta Chi/Society of Professional Journalists ISU Chapter, Girl Scouts USA, Noblesville Marketing Group, and Downtown Westfield Association.
Beth’s personal motto: Leave the world better than you found it!