Assistant Editor Jeff Schult has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and nearly 20 years running web sites both large and small. His 2006 book Beauty From Afar, about traveling overseas for medical care, cosmetic surgery and dentistry, was published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang, an Abrams imprint.
As a print journalist, Schult wrote or edited for nine different newspapers in Connecticut, winning a small assortment of awards. He was the Internet technology and culture reporter and columnist for the New Haven Advocate and associated papers in New England from 1995 to 2000 while also working as marketing and technology director for several Internet startup firms. From 1998 to 2003, Schult was in charge of customer web sites for Southern New England Telephone and then SBC-Yahoo! DSL.
He has been a guest lecturer on Internet technology, law and business matters at the University of Connecticut law and business schools and a judge of the Connecticut Department of Justice’s Law Day Essay Contest. He has traveled extensively as a speaker and consultant on medical travel and tourism.