Jennifer Powell founded The Excellent Writers Group in 2006 to help clients put their thoughts into words and their words into an effective communications strategy. She is an expert at helping companies identify their audiences and developing a voice to reach them. She works with clients to develop newsletters, Web sites and other forms of written communication. Her background is in journalism, which means she is accustomed to quickly becoming an expert on various subjects and can make deadlines. Before starting Excellent Writers, Powell was a business reporter at the Boston Herald for nearly a decade covering health care, biotechnology, tourism, retail and corporate news. She also wrote Small Business Matters for the Herald, a column focused on issues and subjects that are important to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Her experience includes covering state politics for the Waterbury Republican American in Connecticut and covering local issues for the Norwich Bulletin. She was also a writer and editor for development at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, managing several publications annually. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a degree in political science and psychology.