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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MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY Mindy

Cold Coffees and Flavored Teas are Among This Year’s Beverage Trends

Coffee is an important part of truckstop and travel plazas’ offerings. To help identify new opportunities in the beverage space, NATSO sat down with Dan Takach, senior national account manager for S&D Coffee & Tea, to learn more about some of the top coffee and tea trends to watch out for in 2021. More

Cut Costs, Serve Truckstop Employees with Telemedicine

Cut Costs, Serve Truckstop Employees with Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a valuable tool some truckstops and travel plazas are using to help minimize health benefit costs while keeping their workforce healthy. More

24-7 Travel Stores Rolls Out Biofuels, Moves Forward With EV Vision

24-7 Travel Stores Rolls Out Biofuels, Moves Forward With EV Vision

In the years ahead, there will be a plethora of alternative fuel funding opportunities for fuel retailers to consider.  These opportunities can help minimize the capital expenditures necessary to adapt to different fuel technologies that will be commercialized in the years ahead. Mark Augustine, president of 24-7 Travel Stores by Triplett Inc., embraces alternative fuels. More