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.
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 17-year-plus 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.