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Mike Bederka

Writer, Editor & Communications Professional

Philadelphia

Mike Bederka

Detail orientated, task driven, and inquisitive, Mike Bederka can sort through the jargon and craft interesting pieces from complex subject matter. He’s a versatile writer, editor, and communications professional with work appearing in a variety of trade and consumer publications.

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Hitting the Gas

Unique transdisciplinary project helps child with special needs.
Jefferson Today Link to Story
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A Sense of Purpose

Once South Sudan attains peace, Peter Biar Ajak will guide the government toward sustained prosperity.
La Salle University Magazine Link to Story
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Helping the Homeless

Respiratory problems plague this underserved population.
ADVANCE Newsmagazines Link to Story
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Letting Go

Forgiveness can improve your physical and emotional well-being.
Delaware Today Link to Story
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Digital Disruption for the Pharma Marketer

Expert insights, observations, and practical advice from this meeting.
Medical Marketing & Media Link to Story
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Bike or Bust

10 days before the birth of my second child I kicked my two-wheeled demon.
The Mid Link to Story
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New Possibilities

MR provides an innovative avenue for women's health.
GE Signa Pulse Link to Story
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Wake Up Call

College basketball player brings coffee to the world of sports drinks.
Technical.ly Link to Story
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Sealed With a Kiss

Monster Mini-Golf rocks out in Las Vegas debut.
Funworld Magazine Link to Story
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Through the Years

Two family businesses balance progress and centuries of tradition.
Babson Magazine Link to Story
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Sex and the (Ancient) City

No matter the millennium, sex sells.
Philadelphia Weekly Link to Story
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Going the Distance

Hotels revamp their fitness programs.
Lodging Link to Story

About

Mike Bederka

Detail orientated, task driven, and inquisitive, Mike Bederka can sort through the jargon and craft interesting pieces from complex subject matter.

Mike is a versatile editor and writer, contributing articles, marketing materials, and proofing and copywriting services for numerous publications and companies, including: Cancer Today, Cashman and Associates, Delaware Today, From the Grapevine, Getty Images, HMP Communications, Medical Marketing and Media, The Mid, Outpatient Surgery Magazine, Pearson, Philadelphia Style, Philadelphia Weekly, Real Woman, Technical.ly, Where Magazine, and more.

He's also a public relations associate for Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University); contributing editor for Funworld, the publication of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions; and a marketing associate for Paige Wolf Media and Public Relations, where he supports the day-to-day operations of this PR firm dedicated to sustainable clientele.

Mike had served as managing editor for McNeill Media Group, a custom publishing house. While there, he handled production for print and web publications serving a wide demographic, ranging from the lodging industry to local chambers of commerce.

He previously worked for more than 12 years at ADVANCE Newsmagazines as a writer and editor for several medical trade journals and headed up the company’s continuing education and job fair programs. Prior to ADVANCE, he spent several years in the newspaper business as a writer and editor.

Throughout his 20-year journalism career, Mike has earned awards from the Associated Press, the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, and the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association.

He graduated from the University of Delaware in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Journalism and a minor in Black American Studies. A Philadelphia resident, Mike lives with his wife, two kids, and a hairless dog named Gizmo.

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Skills

  • Writing
  • Reporting
  • Editing
  • Social Media
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Blogging
  • Content Management
  • Copyediting
  • Proofing