553 Illinois Avenue     

McDonald, Ohio 44437


leejamesmurray@gmail.com LeeJamesMurray.com



M.A., Professional and Technical Writing

Youngstown State University, 2017


B.A., Professional and Technical Writing

Certificate, Entrepreneurship

Youngstown State University, 2015

summa cum laude


Key Skills


Technical & SEO Writing


Video & Animation

Podcast Production



Adobe PhotoShop

Adobe After Effects

Premier Pro



Microsoft Office Suite


Senior-level content marketing professional and plain-language advocate with a knack for turning complex technical concepts into ideas everyone can understand. Results-focused and data-driven with a healthy dose of relentless passion, I help brands and thought leaders communicate more effectively.


Senior Content Editor | Good Place Holdings | 2017 – present

  • Developed diverse range of content for family of industrial B2B brands (technical articles, digital and print ads, blog and social, tradeshow promotion, etc.)

  • Handled all aspects of video and podcasts (concept to completion)

  • Built experiential sales tools and promotional sites

  • Managed and edited content from freelance and agency writers

  • Concepted and executed content strategy for international trade organization startup


Associate Lecturer | The University of Akron | 2018 – present

  • Designed copywriting and content marketing workshops for senior business and marketing students

  • Served as lead instructor for intensive business writing courses


Associate Editor | Transformer Technology Magazine | 2019 – 2020

  • Served as industry-certified technical editor for international power industry publication

  • Formatted articles to IEEE standards and trade magazine requirements


Contributing Writer | Fatherly | 2018

  • Pitched/produced essay for the leading digital media brand for dads

  • Identified and interviewed sources for research-based articles


Reporter | TheNewsOutlet.org | 2012 – 2013  

  • Served as beat reporter for online newspaper

Received AP award for investigative journalism