About Kay Severinsen

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KAY SEVERINSEN is a writer and editor with significant experience in project management, web content development, marketing and messaging.

As assistant director of public relations at the Society for Vascular Surgery, she produces press releases for both public and professional audiences on vascular health, and coordinates the external communications plans for the Society. Prior to this promotion, she was content manager, writing, editing and managing communications, email newsletters and magazine content for society members.

Previously, at the Sun-Times, she wrote a weekly real estate column and feature stories, and later became digital editor of special sections. She has a passion for digital media and believes it is time for “Content 2.0″ – better content that will generate more audience engagement and revenue.

As a writer, she has developed specialties in medical writing, real estate, architecture, strong neighborhoods and walkable communities. Samples of her Sun-Times real estate columns are available on this site along with other writing samples and links to her blog at Dreamtown.com.

Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking now for a safer procedure,” January, 2017.

Doctor to astronauts researches space flight to cure Earthlings, September, 2016. [PDF], p. 8

“The black hole of ‘gray area’ stuff: Don’t let this happen to you.” Dreamtown,  March 12, 2014

“When you don’t want to take it with you – the passing on of china.” Dreamtown, Dec. 9, 2014.

“Who used to live in your house? Maybe it was… that guy.” Dreamtown, Jan. 30, 2014.

“Home repairs: How to know when to DIY and when to CAP (call a pro)” Dreamtown, Aug. 21, 2013

“Specialties help MBA students compete for jobs,” Sun-Times Media, Aug. 8, 2013

“Moving on: How to let go of your old home and pack up your memories,” Dreamtown, Aug. 8, 2013

“How to keep your cool when choosing a new home,” Dreamtown,  July 25, 2013

“Five ways to pick the perfect neighborhood,” Dreamtown, July 18, 2013

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