Scott Cavanagh
Freelance Writing, Editing and Photography

Scott Cavanagh is a freelance journalist whose writing, editing, design and photography work has been featured in over 100 publications. Cavanagh is president of Midland Avenue Communications—a media solutions company that provides a wide variety of communications services. Scott is also the editor and publisher of Bark Back News—an online news and commentary magazine featuring original material from a number of accomplished writers and professionals. (view resume)

Cavanagh's writing credits encompass over 1,000 articles and columns appearing in newspapers, magazines, business publications and websites including ThisWeek Newspapers, The Columbus Dispatch, The Historian, Wired, The Delaware Gazette and The Columbus Messenger. His column, Keeping Score, has run in over 50 publications and can be read regularly here and on Bark Back News. In addition, Cavanagh's newswriting, reporting and on-air skills have been utilized by WLVQ-FM-96 radio, Westwood One Networks and WBNS-10TV.

Scott Cavanagh's sports photography includes a wide variety of both amateur and professional coverage.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Cavanagh is a native of New York City, and a graduate of Otterbein College, where he served as editor of the student newspaper, Tan and Cardinal.

Cavanagh's editing experience includes a wide variety of both media and business publications. He began his editing career as a sports editor and columnist for Hurt Publications, a chain of 14 weekly broadsheets. His column, Keeping Score, ran weekly in Hurt newspapers and continued through his time with The Dispatch Company--where he served as a publications editor at ThisWeek. During his tenure with Hurt/ThisWeek, Cavanagh served as editor of Northland ThisWeek, The Grove City Record, South-Western ThisWeek and The Worthington News. Scott was the co-creator and editor of and is the editor and publisher of

Scott's business and non-profit work is extensive and diverse. He has worked as a publications editor for The Longaberger Company, as a marketing specialist for Hewlett-Packard and Compuware Corporation and as a web designer for and WiseEdge Solutions. His non-profit experience includes work as communications director for The Wildlife Legislative Fund of America, The Wildlife Conservation Fund and The Ohio Credit Union League. He has served on the board of trustees of The Darby Creek Association and Raymond Peterson International.

A news photographer since high school, Scott Cavanagh's photos have appeared alongside news and sports articles in dozens of daily and weekly newspapers for over 20 years. His corporate and marketing work has been featured in small business publications and major corporate annuals. Scott's sports photography assignments have included Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, NCAA basketball and the PGA Tour. (Photography Galleries)