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Josh Barr
  • 32, Male
  • Berlin, NJ
  • United States
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FF charity organizations, fundraising engines, tributes, memorials

Ignite the Spirit -- Chicago firefighter charity & fundraising engine that gets results


The Ignite the Spirit Nicholas Grogan Memorial Scholarship -- a $5,000 scholarship honoring the late Windy City FF & Engineer and awarded to the student who *earns* it by writing the essay that stands out from its fellow submissions.


The Fireman's Hall Museum -- one of the nation's premier fire museums. Its aim: to preserve the ongoing history of Philadelphia firefighting through the collection, preservation and presentation of related artifacts for the education of the public and to encourage sound fire prevention practices.

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Lives in:
Greater Philadelphia
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FE Contributing Writer / Word Jockey
Years of public service:
(3) years firefighting service writing
Agency structure:
Top issues in your department:
Best honoring those who serve and who have served, their families, their friends,
and the many others that depend on them and will depend on them.
Professional Qualifications:
Grandson of 32-year Phila Fire Department firefighter.
12-year magazine writer.
12-year copywriter.
BA, Professional Writing, Mass Communications.
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Areas of expertise:
Putting words together real fancy like [sic].
As above, writing. For any purpose, audience, need.
Magazine writer and copywriter with 12 years' experience. Published features in regional, national and international magazines, e-zines, journals and entertainment weeklies on firefighting, business, technology, nature, wildlife, sports, art, music, overly bearded bikers and underwhelming politicos - and everyone and thing in between. I write copy for clients and ad agencies, put color in my writing, and despise those who won't.
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