Mindy Long

Mindy Long has been writing professionally for over 15 years and freelancing full time for the last four. In 2010 Long formed Mindy Long Freelance LLC. As a journalist, she has written about everything from video games to diesel fuel additives. 

Long hold a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Ill., and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. In addition, she has completed writing courses at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Md., and through the OpEd Project, Writer’s Digest and mediabistro.com. She is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Northwestern Alumni Admissions Council.

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The Economy and Trucking Industry Remain Strong Despite Some Challenges

The Economy and Trucking Industry Remain Strong Despite Some Challenges

The U.S. economy is thriving, and although trucking will experience a slight slowdown from some of the record highs it has seen in recent years, it will continue to do well. More

Advances in Engine Technology Continue to Lower Emissions

Advances in Engine Technology Continue to Lower Emissions

Speaking at NATSO Connect in Denver, Colorado, John Farrell, laboratory program manager for vehicle technologies at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, told attendees that electric vehicle and fuel cell technology will reach the trucking industry, but there won’t be a lightening-fast change. More

Operators Use Technology to Grow Loyalty, Attract Customers

Operators Use Technology to Grow Loyalty, Attract Customers

Sarah Prorok, director of marketing program management at Thorntons, along with Herb Hargraves, vice president at Clark Oil, and Mike Lawshe, president of Paragon Solutions, participated in a panel discussion on the customer experience during NATSO Connect. More