Thanks for visiting. I’ve included several writing samples of recently published work on this site, along with links so you can email me directly, or simply stay connected via social media. Feel free to contact me anytime to discuss writing assignments, media consulting, or to introduce yourself and/or products for future collaborative opportunities.
With a dynamic fifteen-year history of working with a diverse collection of editorial and media projects, I am able to now provide my expertise and freelance services to clients – seamlessly merging the worlds of writing, social media, marketing and promotion.
Having an International perspective on business, combined with a firm grasp on the latest media technologies, I enjoy thinking outside of the box while finding creative strategies that best benefit both my media clients and editorial projects. As ongoing assignments, I am a contributor for The Huffington Post and a correspondent for The Examiner, specializing in International Travel, Lifestyle Trends and Internet Strategies.
Fortunately, I have the distinct pleasure of also contributing to a variety of fantastic global publications (print magazines, digital publications and Blogs). Topics include travel, tourism, hospitality, business, performing arts, fashion and lifestyle. I also collaborate with several media companies; providing editorial content (travel/hospitality and business/lifestyle trends), while continuing to develop stories for Signature Luxury Travel and Lifestyle Magazine, Bespoke Magazine, World Spa & Travel Magazine, Loews Magazine, JustLuxe, Global Living Magazine, DC Modern Luxury Magazine, Sea Island Life Magazine, LuxeGetaways and more.
Among my upcoming published features, I explored the world of today’s custom suit experience with the founder of Knot Standard for DC Modern Luxury; I chatted design with design personality Jonathan Adler for Montage Magazine; delved into the world of yachting while featuring the most prestigious watches available for Bespoke Magazine – St. Regis Hotels and Resorts; featured the amazing 178′ Benetti luxury yacht, Starfire, for Upscale Living Magazine; and dived into some of the best hotel pools with over-the-top amenities for Loews Magazine.
Whether for customized direct promotions and endorsements, or developing content for feature editorials, my professional background and life experiences provide a uniquely honest and direct approach. Never boring, a typical day for me can include discovering the perfect Miami day with one of the most prominent hands-on philanthropist and businesswoman today, Ms. Adrienne Arsht; learning why Hedge Fund Manager John Paulson is investing in Puerto Rico; working with celebrity Chef Cat Cora to learn more about her impressive International brand of cookbooks, television shows, restaurants and cooking products; exploring the exclusive tower suites at The Waldorf Astoria New York; taking an inside look at the new Viceroy Hotel New York; researching the history of the macaron with Ladurée Paris; bringing awareness to community activities through the philanthropy endeavors of San Francisco based celebrity Chef Yigit Pura; or providing expert commentary to news outlets about breaking travel, hotel, aviation and restaurant news.
My work with a variety of publications and ongoing international writing assignments allow me the privilege to work with a pretty fantastic collection of clients and friends. Feel free to reach out directly and provide me with your contact information and details of the project/assignment so that we can setup a time to further discuss. Thank you. ~ Damon M. Banks