Joe Wallace is a columnist, photographer and filmmaker based in the Chicago area. Wallace is editor-in-chief of Freelance-Zone.com, a buyer's guide, lifestyle and advice blog for freelance writers. He also writes a society column for LongIslandExchange.com, and works as a freelance music journalist. His favorite interviews include Cheap Trick, Nine Inch Nails, Goldfrapp, and Ladytron among many others. He spent 2006 working as managing editor for Gearwire.com, a music industry daily focusing on producing, studio recording, gear reviews and how-to guides.
Before starting his freelance writing career he spent 13 years as a reporter and editor for Air Force News Agency, The Pentagon Channel, the Far East Network in Japan and the Navy Media Center in Iceland. His stories have featured interviews with Jesse Jackson, Dick Gephardt, Trading Spaces stars Ty Pennington and Paige Davis, ABC's Joan Lunden, the BBC's Robert LLwellyn and many others.
Wallace is the webmaster for three websites and a veteran blogger. His projects include submissions for several anthology books, a documentary film on the war in Iraq and a photo/art show centered around dance photography.
Joe Wallace is available as a freelance consultant for bloggers, startup websites and online publications. His expertise includes podcasting, social networking, SEO optimization and website promotion.