Polly Traylor pays the bills as a professional writer, editor, and marketing communications professional. She has covered business/finance, technology, CIO, workplace and healthcare topics since 1993. Traylor develops print and online articles and other materials for publications and clients across various industries, and is an active podcaster.
Traylor has held senior editorial roles at national magazines including IDG’s former Internet business magazine The Industry Standard in San Francisco, CIO (IDG) and McGraw-Hill's Healthcare Informatics and as in in-house editorial manager at Microsoft. A health and fitness enthusiast, Traylor has worked as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor and enjoys running, tennis, swimming, hiking, skiing, photography, and the outdoors.