Peabody Award winner and NYTimes Best Seller Bob Sullivan to keynote at SPJ regional conference in Charleston

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SPJ Region 3 Spring Conference 2018 & Freelance Blitz

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See more about the”Freelance Blitz”and Register HERE FOR THE COMPLETE CONFERENCE

March 24, 2018 at College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina


Bob Sullivan, multi award-winning freelance investigative journalist, Washington, D.C.

Bob Sullivan
Bob Sullivan

Bob Sullivan will inspire you with his distinctive wit about how to “best communicate with editors” and will also share his journey into becoming a successful freelance investigative journalist and The New York Times Best-Selling author.

This multi-award-winning journalist isn’t afraid to tell you about the challenges he has faced as a freelancer, but will also share his triumphs as a sought-after journalists for national news organizations like NBC, MSNBC, CNN,  and The New York Times and New York Times Magazine and popular news websites. Sullivan’s expertise is as a consumer and technology expert. Follow Sullivan’s blog at The Red Tape Chronicles. 

Bob Sullivan is a veteran journalist and the author of four books, including the 2008 New York Times Best-Seller, Gotcha Capitalism, and the 2010 New York Times Best-Seller, Stop Getting Ripped Off! in 2014. His latest, The Plateau Effect, was published in 2013, and as a paperback, called “Getting Unstuck” in 2014.

spjlogo-for-headerSullivan has won the Society of Professional Journalists Public Service Award, a Peabody Service Award, and the Consumer Federation of American Betty Furness Consumer Media Service Award. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a degree in history and mathematics from Fairfield University. He worked for News for nearly 20 years, much of them creating and writing the popular consumer/tech blog The Red Tape Chronicles.

Now and independent journalist, he is till a contributor on and, and continues to appear on NBC TV programs as a consumer and technology expert. He is a contributor at, writing about fraud, scams, and the economy. His stories have also appeared in the New York TimesNew York Magazine, and dozens of other sites.

Stop Ripped OffPlateau EffectFor more information about the SPJ Region 3 Spring Conference “Freelance Blitz” on March 24, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina at the College of Charleston, contact Sharon Dunten at or call (317) 410-7217.

To register for the conference link HERE.

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