An online journalist for more than 20 years, Mark Feffer has written, edited and produced hundreds of articles and multimedia programs on careers, talent management, technology and finance. His work has appeared on Entrepreneur.com, Dice.com, eFinancialCareers.com, SHRM.org as well as the websites of Merrill Lynch, Factiva, Dow Jones University, and Webhire. His novel, September, was published in 2006.
As managing editor of Dice.com, Mark developed an editorial package that expanded the website’s coverage of technology job news and career developments and resulted in a year-on-year traffic increase of 58 percent. He also expanded the scope of reporting undertaken by eFinancialCareers as editor of its North American edition, and created the editorial package of AllHealthcareJobs.com.
As a reporter, Mark has written and edited news and feature articles for some of the world’s leading companies, including Charles Schwab & Co., Bloomberg and KPMG. He has covered ERP applications, online consumer products, small business Web products, as well as corporate taxes, personal finance, technology, and investing.
He was one of the first editorial staff members for the online division of Dow Jones & Company, where he helped develop Dow Jones News/Retrieval’s Business and Finance Report, which is counted among the earliest news products created especially for online business readers. He oversaw the design and production of JournalFax, a summary of The Wall Street Journal distributed in Japan, and managed development of the Dow Jones version of Dun’s Market Identifiers, one of the first online applications of an SQL-driven database. As a product manager, he produced The Wall Street Journal’s first multimedia CD-ROM products.
Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University’s College of Communication, and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.