I am Jeremy A Designer A Writer A Maker

  • Graphic Designer
  • Experienced Writer
  • Creative Maker

Jeremy Harper

Creative Human

Hi, I’m Jeremy Harper. My expertise is clear, effective and creative communication — through writing and graphic design. From daily newspaper journalism to design for print and online projects to PR and branding, my career has touched every corner of the communications field.

Here are a few skills I've developed over the past two decades.

  • Digital Design
  • Print Design
  • Publication Layout
  • Infographics
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • Wordpress
  • Photography
  • Photo Editing
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Reporting
  • Narrative Storytelling
  • Content Marketing
  • Press Releases

About Me

My Story

My career has been non-traditional, to say the least. I spent nearly a decade working as a full-time newspaper reporter covering a variety of topics, including the Louisiana Legislature.

That was followed by a winding road of journalism and graphic design, often as an independent writer and designer. You can take a look at my work history below:

Self Employed Writer/Designer/Editor


I handle writing, editing and design projects for editorial publications and business clients.

Dig Magazine


Coordinated the publication of a weekly 28,000-circulation magazine covering news, arts, entertainment and sports in the Baton Rouge area.

Self Employed Writer/Designer/Editor


Wrote, edited and designed marketing and public relations materials for a variety of clients in multiple industries for both print and online mediums.

Metro Reporter
The Advocate


Worked as both a general assignment reporter and as the beat reporter for the city government

Staff Writer
American Press


Covered a variety of beats for the daily newspaper in Lake Charles, La.,including coastal restoration, the aftermath of Hurricane Rita, the state legislature and the environment.

Executive Editor
The Contraband


Managed staff of 14 reporters and editors for the McNeese State University weekly newspaper.


Writing Work

Real Estate and Land Use

Coming to Master-Planned Communities: Data-Driven Marketing, Renters—and Flying Uber Rides

Asia Pacific Capital Still Major Force in U.S. Despite China’s Pullback

Property Managers See No End to Industrial Sector Boom

Ride Sharing and Driverless Cars Are Game-Changers for Real Estate and Cities

From NIMBY to YIMBY: Making a More Compelling Case for Housing

How Mixed-Income Housing Can Benefit Both Communities and Investors

Innovations Driving Down Cost in Housing Design and Construction

Realtor Brittny McKay Calmly Guides First-Time Homebuyers Through A Sometimes Emotional Process

Human Resources/Technology

How Artificial Intelligence and Automation Are Shaping Recruiting

News and Politics

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy is a prolific fundraiser. But some of his most generous donors are those who broker multimillion-dollar financing deals before the Louisiana Bond Commission he chairs.

12 bills to watch in the Louisiana legislative session

After 18 Years, Mary Landrieu Reaches The End of the Line

Productivity/Office Culture

Your email inbox is out of control. These 5 tools will help

This year’s average holiday bonus is likely to knock Scrooge off his feet

Your company’s bad CEO may be influencing your work more than you think

3 Rules to Become a Better Public Speaker

Content Marketing

Haunt Your House This Halloween With One of These Spooky Themes

5 Reasons Not To Miss TEDxLSU on March 23

Features and Profiles

New Orleans Circus Artist And Performer LadyBEAST Inspires Others To Believe In The Impossible

How An Overseas Airport, A Stranger And A Hug Led to A New Perspective On Travel

Community Coffee Co. Supports Innovative New Orleans Community for Veterans 

Patrick Brabham and the Dark Side

For Computer Science Student Sam Maloney, Giving Back Is Essential

Professor Steven Brandt Helps Scientists Unmask the Most Mysterious Figures in the Cosmos


Get In Touch

Phone :


Location :

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Email :

jeremymharper (at) gmail.com