Roya Camp has worked as a writer and content expert for more than two decades, primarily as a newspaper reporter and editor for Gannett-owned newspapers in the western United States and on Guam. She served as assigning editor for Hearst’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer and has worked for a variety of other newspapers in California, the Chicago area, the Intermountain West and, in Idaho as the Boise and metro editor for The Statesman.
She has directed content development for Healthwise, an international nonprofit health information company based in Boise, Idaho, and currently works as the executive communications coordinator for St. Luke’s Health System throughout Idaho and eastern Oregon.
She has lectured extensively on journalism, conducted workshops and classes on writing, editing and media, and continues to train, mentor and coach writers and editors, in addition to her editing and communications work. She has served as senior editor and advisory board member to various publications and speaks professionally.
She holds bachelor’s degrees in mass communication and rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.