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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Trail’s Travel Center Pays Special Tribute to Veterans

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Trail’s Travel Center created a special gesture on Veteran’s Day to honor those who have served. NATSO connected with Cathy Purdie, director of marketing and strategic development for the location and Ken Fluth, Iron Skillet manager, to learn more about their event.  More

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The traveling public can make up an essential part of truckstop and travel plazas' overall sales, and making the most of this customer segment means moving them off of the fuel islands and inside the store. Stop Watch sat down with those within the industry to learn more about how operators are tapping into four-wheel drivers to boost overall sales and provide the best customer service. More

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