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Complete public relations

Highland House is a full-service media and public-relations firm. From copywriting, editing, and publicity campaigns, we have the experience and know-how to do it all.

Attention editors: Train your writers. Whether the writer is a journalist, an activist, or a storyteller, Richard offers a training program that guarantees clear messaging with a string narrative focus. (Storyfinding: From the Journey to the Story) and personal consultation. Contact Richard for more information and rates.

Research, composition, and consulting

Need a speech researched and written? Need a white paper or policy issue or company profile developed in-depth from scratch and professionally presented? We've got you covered at Highland House. Contact us for more information and rates.

(Photo: visualpanic from Barcelona)

Photography and design

Highland House uses Simply Covers for all our ad, design, and photography needs, from award-winning photography and book cover design to video and ad production. Contact Simply Covers for more information and rates.

(Lisa Moore, book cover)

Richard Moore


Richard Moore is a senior investigative reporter for, and former editor of, The Lakeland Times in Minocqua, Wisconsin. He has also served as editor of The Reedsburg Times-Press and the Merrill Foto News in Wisconsin.

Richard is the author of How the DNR Stole Wisconsin (Highland House), Journeys of Lightheartedness (Highland House), and January Thaw, and he is a contributing author to The Reform of State Legislatures (University Press of America), which John Fund, then editorial writer

for the Wall Street Journal, called “an excellent report” on changes in state legislatures.

Richard’s writing has also appeared in college texts (Social Problems, edited by Stanley Eitzen, Allyn & Bacon, Inc.), and his articles and essays have appeared in more than two dozen national and regional publications, including The New York TimesThe Washington PostCharleston Magazine, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and many more.

He is the forthcoming author of My Dinners with Dusty and co-author of Edisto: The True Story of a Sea Island's Survival.

CLICK HERE to see Richard's Travel writing website – Journeys of Lightheartedness

Richard is available for speaking engagements

Richard's casual, yet informative style gives audiences the information they need with all of the insights a veteran investigative reporter can deliver. He can engage large audiences as well as small gatherings in a lively, often humorous dialogue. His fact-based followup from his exciting books and articles give those attending a solid reminder of the event. 

Send him an email wth your request but hurry, his summer schedule is filling up fast!