Joan Engebretson has been writing about technology since 1992. She has been editor-in-chief of two telecom industry publications—Telephony Magazine and America’s Network Magazine. Under Joan’s leadership, America’s Network won several awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, including a 2001 national gold award for her commentary. Since 2004, Joan has written for a variety of publications on a freelance basis. She is a regular contributor to Telecompetitor and Security Distributing and Marketing (SDM). In 2009, she won best on-line column for a column written for Telephony Online in min’s Editorial & Design Awards.
She also has written white papers, advertorials and case studies and recorded video interviews for a variety of corporate clients. Joan has a BA in journalism and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Contact Joan at joanengebretson@cs.com Follow her on Twitter @EngebretsonJoan Here are links to some samples of her work:

A report on the economic impact of high-speed Internet in Chattanooga based on a press tour

The Smart City takes shape in Chicago

Mobile apps let homeowners remotely control their security systems. This article for Security Distributing & Marketing looks at the role of the central monitoring station in supporting these apps.

On hybrid vehicles for the Motor Age group of magazines

For telecom and IT nerds. A post for the Metro Ethernet Forum’s Ethernet Academy about communications protocols http://www.ethernetacademy.net/carrier-ethernet-industry-news-tm/contributed-articles/mef-addresses-potential-tcp-performance-issues-08-20-2015


An advertorial about indoor cellular coverage for Ericsson published in Forbes Magazine

Video interview with executive of a small telecom service provider about competing with larger providers

A case study for optical networking equipment manufacturer Coriant about the benefits the company’s equipment provides for Australia’s National Broadband Network

A white paper on the advantages of two-way wireless communications for security systems for Digital Monitoring Products

A report for Channel Partners about opportunities for cable companies to sell communications services to the financial industry
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