Red Pen owner and operator Diana Lamirand is a seasoned, award-winning journalist who knows the value of the written word. Throughout her nearly 40-year career, she’s covered the gamut with newswriting, investigative reporting, feature writing, business, education and government beat coverage, consumer news, magazine writing, online publishing, and branding through social media.
For the past 12 years, Diana has focused her writing efforts on creating high-quality content marketing for a diverse group of clients, ranging from general contractors and home services companies to educational nonprofits, technology companies, healthcare services, and many others.
Following best SEO practices for all content and working with writers, editors, freelancers, bloggers, industry experts and service companies, Diana knows how to create branded content in any form. She’s written or edited just about everything, from fully revamped websites and annual newsletters to monthly blog series and short tips.
Diana is a Ball State University graduate with a newspaper journalism degree, and her work as a writer and editor won a 2014 Gold Content Marketing Award, a 2004 Hoosier State Press Association Finalist Story of the Year, a 2004 Hoosier State Press Association Blue Ribbon Newspaper, and multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.