About

I’m a freelance writer. I write about business, energy and technology in Latin America.

It’s a turbulent region.

This is good for a reporter. First, there’s a lot of news to cover, especially where I live, in Argentina. Second, the ups and downs hone your skills for covering fast-breaking news on tight deadlines, and for finding out what’s important and why.

The result: I can provide you with effective, engaging and in-depth writing that unravels issues so readers can understand them.

Here’s what a fellow journalist wrote about me:

Charles Newbery is … someone who tries to see both sides and who reports from the center. They are rare birds these days.” – Robert Cox

What have I written about?

Financial and political crises. Yep. So too youth trends, enterprising communists, electric cars, green cities, and companies on the rise and those going bust. Ad campaigns and fish-skin shoes? You bet. Stories on Diego Maradona and on soccer hooligans? That too.

What’s in this for you?

Hire me and you get a writer who can cover a wide range of fields. Call me a generalist (with expertise in energy, finance and technology), and that’s a fair assessment. I think it’s an asset. It has gained me a breadth of knowledge to spot trends across industries and see the bigger picture.

My work has appeared in Advertising Age, Al Jazeera, BusinessWeek, the Financial Times, Latin Finance, Latin Trade, S&P Global Platts, The New York Times, Variety and other publications.

You can check out my portfolio for examples of what I can do for you.

What else?

I ghostwrite opinion pieces for executives — and write blog posts, newsletters, press releases and other content for their businesses. I also do interviews and research on companies, markets and politics for reports to help investors make decisions on what to do with their businesses or investments.

My work has been used by ABB Robotics, Alexander Hughes, CEAL, GE Power, GeoPark, the Institute of the Americas, MercadoLibre, Millicom, Newlink Group, Oxford Economics, ProColombia, Quintana Roo, Walt Disney and The World Economic Forum.

And me?

I live in Buenos Aires, Argentina with my wife and three children. When not writing professionally, I run, write down the funny things my kids do and say, and try to get to the beach to surf. It’s a four-hour drive, but there are some surprisingly good and empty beach breaks. I can make the comparison: I grew up in Los Angeles.

Proof?

Here it is:

ABOUT THIS SITE

If you’re curious about the design of this website, here’s what I use to run it:

For domain and hosting, I use Bluehost. Why? Because it’s easy to use and they can help you get a site up and running fast with a one-click WordPress installation. You can also host multiple domains without paying more for hosting. That’s good if you run several websites like me. If you run into any problems, customer service actually picks up the phone to help you at no additional cost.

The second is the theme framework. It’s the structure for designing a website into what you want it to look like. I use Thesis as the theme framework and their Classic Responsive Skin to design,manage and tweak my sites. It’s simple to use, loads fast and makes it easy to rank well on search engines. It’s also responsive, which is to say that what you see on your computer is the same as on a smartphone or tablet.

Check them out, if you want.