Troy Anderson

An Award-Winning Magazine
Writer and Journalist



Southern California-based writer and speaker

Magazine and daily newspaper writing and editing experience;

Two decades of experience as a reporter, editorial writer and editor at the Los Angeles Daily News, The Press-
(Riverside, Calif.) and other newspapers;

B.S., University of Oregon, news-editorial journalism; more than two dozen writing awards, including first places for feature writing,  best series and investigative reporting, and 2011 and 2012 Eddie Awards (FOLIO: magazine's  prestigious journalism prizes);

feature writing on deadline; references from editors available on request;

Specialties: Hollywood, entertainment, government,   investigative reporting, business, faith and nature;

Member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and Investigative Reporters & Editors;

Speaker at conferences and fundraisers, including some events with more than 1,000 audience members;

E-mail contact:
Cell phone: 949-887-1511

"Troy has written several thoughtful and intelligent stories about my authors. One that he did for Christianity Today online was extremely influential and garnered a lot of attention for the book, which became a best seller. He's a pro."
                           Suzanne Wickham, senior director of 
                           publicity, HarperOne, HarperCollins

"Troy is a fine writer who obviously prides himself on smooth prose. He is reliable, professional, has creative story ideas, and does a thorough reporting job as well. I'd recommend his work to any magazine editor."

                           David Patten, managing editor 
                           at Newsmax magazine

"Troy is one of the most talented, thoughtful and incredible writers I have ever worked with. He has written some very powerful pieces for major magazines and top newspapers. Troy is a fantastic human being.”
                           Andrew Bales, CEO, Union Rescue Mission

“Troy is a consummate professional.” 
Stan Guthrie, literary agent and
                            Christianity Today editor at large

“I've worked with Troy on numerous assignments, and he consistently delivers high-quality, well-written work on time. Troy is an excellent interviewer, always
perceptive and extremely enjoyable to work with on articles. I highly recommend him for any assignment!”
Lindy Lowry, Outreach magazine editor

“As an editor at two different publications I worked with Troy as a freelance writer. Troy is an excellent journalist. He's fast and accurate. And he writes well. I knew he could turn in a story that I could quickly take to press.”
Rob Moll, World Vision communications
                             officer to the president and
                             Christianity Today editor at large

“Troy Anderson recently interviewed me for a story, and I found him to be a very engaging and thorough interviewer. He has a high level of understanding, knowing what questions need to be asked. After reading his work I also discovered him to be very fair and very thorough in his research. I highly recommend him.”

                             Christopher Cone, Th.D, Ph.D,
                             president, Tyndale Theological Seminary

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