For 26 years, Donna Hoke has been a successful professional freelance writer/editor covering entertainment, lifestyle, fitness and beauty, home and gardening, theater, travel, teen/tween topics and more. Her resume includes national, regional, and local consumer magazines, as well as newspapers, trade publications, Web sites, advertorials, and newsletters.

In addition to her work as a freelance journalist, Donna has held positions as special projects Editor at both Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Update, Entertainment Editor of Silent News, Editor of Aim Newspapers (New Jersey), and is currently Editor of Buffalo Spree Home (, a regional shelter magazine. A skilled project manager, Donna has also been on the start-up committees for three brand-new magazines.

Donna is available for freelance news and feature reporting, writing, editing, and proofreading services, as well as crossword puzzle construction.  For additional samples, to contract Donna for freelance work, email


Partial Portfolio

Stephen Adly Guirgis Interview Educating future theater audiences
Stage Write
Working out with videos
Profile of a greenie
Buying local: CSAs
Workout Trends
Interview with playwright A.R. Gurney Finding love online
Artistic directors choose a season Studio Arena's rebirth Dr. Kevin Lanighan

  To discuss freelance writing or editing projects, email