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Testimonials

LION Magazine, Lions Clubs International

“Cliff has written feature stories for us for six years. He’s adept at understanding what the story is and producing lively copy that keeps you reading to the end. He knows how to connect with sources, drawing them out and coming up with good quotes. You get a very good sense of the people he profiles, as if you’ve known them or someone like them for a while. He doesn’t resort to being clever nor cute but nonetheless delivers a story with flair and zing.”

-- Jay Copp, senior editor

Rugnews.com


“Pat – that story is just spectacular. I am putting it up tomorrow. On my first read, I couldn’t find one place to edit it. (Unbelievable for me…) Thank you so much for your great work!!!”

-- Lissa Wyman, editor/publisher

International Housewares Association

“We appreciate Cliff Terry’s professionalism on various communications projects for the International Housewares Association. These included writing a speech I delivered to the Chicago Chamber of Commerce, as well as writing several marketing brochures for our annual Show and promptly turning out press releases after listening to each speaker at the Show.”

-- Philip J. Brandl, president/CEO

INSIGHT magazine, Illinois CPA Society

“Thank you for your superior writing and organization of Inside the ICPAS and the many occasions where you contributed to INSIGHT magazine.”

-- Martin Rosenberg, executive director (ret.)

Green City Market, Chicago


“What a great story, Pat. It was the buzz of The Market! Thank you so much for the coverage and helping to spread our mission.”

-- Lyle Allen, former executive director

Green Acres Farms, Facebook

Great article Pat! I enjoyed our chats!”

-- Beth Sakaguchi Eccles, Green City Market vendor

Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association


”I just returned from vacation to see the article in last week’s Tribune about Indy and White River State Park by Cliff Terry. Thanks so much for the wonderful coverage. The Terrys were delightful to ‘host’. It’s rare that journalists don’t ask for the moon and the sun. While they are not ‘supposed’ to accept freebies, many do. Pat and Cliff did not — they paid for their own hotel and were very ethical. On top of that, they actually walked much of the city on their own. While I contributed factual information, they didn’t rely on that alone and believe it or not, explored to see for themselves! I hate to say it, but that’s a rarity! “

-- Kimberly Harms, director, public & media relations, The Children’s Museum, Indianapolis

INSIGHT magazine, Illinois CPA Society

“Pat is an indefatigable reporter and superb writer. When we worked together I knew I could briefly explain what I was looking for in an article and rest assured that Pat would deliver on time and brilliantly. She is a creative writer who always has a great wealth of article ideas behind her.”

-- Julia Winn, former editor/publisher; current communications strategist

Chicago Sun-Times

“Pat Terry wrote several feature stories for me while I was Real Estate Editor for the Chicago Sun-Times. She consistently delivered high quality work on deadline at a very reasonable cost. She commandeers a subject with zest and creates with enthusiasm. Hire Pat – she’s great!”

-- Sally Duros, former real estate/home life editor

Creative Real Estate Lifestyles magazine


”Terrific work on all this. I love the start – it’s clear you have done your due diligence, and I appreciate you striving to be so accurate.”

-- Mark Canlis, managing owner, Canlis restaurant, Seattle

Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine

“Thank you (Pat) for doing such a nice job with the photos. I just mailed back your CDs, some extra copies of the magazine and a note of thanks.”

-- Michael Zajakowski, picture editor

Export Explorer newsletter, International Housewares Association


”Another attractive, well-written and informative issue of the Export Explorer has come off the press. Kudos to Pat Terry, Judy C. and Tom G. for their hard work and creative efforts in making each issue interesting and nice looking.”


-- Helen Chantos, former director of international services

Buy American magazine

“I would like to personally thank you for all your thorough research and creativity. As a result of the work you have done, we are well on the road to developing a unique publication that is going to win over a national readership.”

-- Jeff Weiss, publisher

Serafin & Associates

“Cliff Terry is a pro. A few years ago he was good enough to join me on a project that involved CEO media training, speech writing and strategic communications work. Given his professionalism and tenacity I’d hired him again in a heartbeat.”

-- Thom Serafin