About Hugh

Hugh Welsh is a writer and editor with eight years of professional experience, both in print and online. A graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Hugh has covered topics including business, entertainment, culture, health, nature, science, agriculture and breaking news. He has written about the People’s Liberation Big Band, neighborhood joggers mauled by a 200-pound mastiff, a foster mom to orphaned exotic birds, Dennis Rader’s puppy love and how a barrel of grease from your favorite fast food restaurant can be an alternative fuel source. His byline has appeared in the Independence Examiner, Kansas City Business Magazine, Kansas City Star, Missouri Life and Pitch.

Specialties: Writing, reporting, editing, proofreading, character studies, Adobe Creative Suite, basic HTML, AP Style, WordPress, Microsoft Office, adhering to deadlines, collaborating, publication management, digital photo editing, magazine design, Kansas City history and culture, agriculture and environmental writing.