With decades of experience in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Southern California, Boston, New York and Washington, the ContentOne Team helps growing technology companies create, execute and manage integrated media campaigns that produce results. The team consists of seasoned marketing and sales strategists, creative content and media developers, branding experts, talened artists and experienced writers. Every member of the core team is a senior, experienced professional, with fifteen or more years in the industry.
Our Core Team
Content Strategist Kurt Barnhart started his career in New York and Washington as a journalist for the Associated Press, ABC News and National Public Radio. Since moving to California, he has written for a number of software, electronics, networking and technology companies in Silicon Valley, Orange County and San Diego. He is focused on strategic messaging, positioning, written communications and in supporting greater media exposure for our clients and their PR firms. Kurt has a degree in Journalism from Syracuse University and he studied communications, business and marketing at Columbia University, the University of San Francisco and Santa Clara University.
Media Specialist Michele Baker has delivered strategic content and marketing services to high technology and vertical-focused companies in the US and internationally. She is captivated by interesting innovations and thrives on developing strategic plans and creative communication programs. Her industry expertise ranges from traditional technology markets, both B-to-B and B-to-C, to vertical markets including manufacturing, advertising, entertainment, finance, food, health, retail and real estate. Michele earned her bachelor’s degree in technical journalism from Colorado State University.
Content Strategist Dan Blacharski has worked as an author, writer, analyst and tech industry observer for nearly 20 years. As veteran Silicon Valley journalist, he’s had unique opportunities to experience the tech industry from the inside, and continue to provide valuable content development services to growing businesses across all technology segments. Dan received his B.A. from University of California.
Content Strategist Kathryn Gilmore has over 20 years of strategic communications expertise. She began in public affairs in Washington, DC and then traveled to Seattle to work with Fortune 50 technology companies – managing PR campaigns for Hewlett Packard and developing a wide range of content deliverables for Microsoft. She now resides near San Francisco and specializes in technology, healthcare, food and wellness writing. Kathryn earned two bachelor’s degrees from the University of California Santa Barbara in communications and English literature.
Based near London, U.K., Anthony Hildebrand serves our international clients who prefer content crafted in British English, with a European flair. He also does brilliant work for our North American and Asian-Pacific clients. Anthony has worked as a writer, journalist, editor and consultant for more than 15 years, with extensive experience in publishing, creative copywriting, and technical content for the Web. His focus is on providing informative, entertaining and engaging content across a variety of media. Anthony earned his bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Communications at Murdoch University in Western Australia.
Content Developer Terrell Mansfield is both a Registered Nurse and an accomplished technical white paper developer who specializes in content for our health care clients, including software developers and manufacturers of health care products. She has more than 20 years experience in health care and content development. Terrell studied nursing at USC Medical Center.
Media Producer and Writer Susan Kohl has more than 20 years in marketing, content development and journalism including several years as Marketing Chief McDonnell Douglas Aerospace at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As a journalist, Susan worked for CBS Radio, WCPX-TV in Orlando, and KCOY-TV in Santa Barbara County. She is the author of Getting Attention: Leading Edge Lessons for Publicity and Marketing, published by Butterworth-Heinemann and Twins Stories, Wildcat Canyon Press.
Content Developer Michael Rosenberg is a seasoned writer, branding specialist and graphic designer, Web developer and video producer with many years of experience working with many pioneering technology leaders in Silicon Valley. Michael adds flair and style to many of our technical projects including white papers, case studies and Web content projects. Michael attended California State University.
Veteran Technical Writer Karen Selsor has more than 20 years of experience in media, marketing, and training, She’s the research team leader and expert wordsmith behind many of our recent press releases, case studies and white papers. Working in Washington, D.C. for ten years, she produced bylined and contributed articles, technical reports, case studies, press releases, software manuals, newsletters, audio scripts and video scripts. She is the author of three novels. Karen earned a Masters’ degree from The Catholic University of America.
Content Developer David Wright has managed strategic corporate communications programs for both International PR agencies and individual corporations. He brings extensive expertise in enterprise software, networking, software development tools, customer relationship management, partner relationship management, Internet security and encryption, data storage, e-business services and multimedia management technologies. David is a graduate of Pepperdine University.
Other ContentOne Team Members include writers, artists, bloggers, Web developers and advertising specialists.