Janet Nodar is Content Director of Breakbulk Events & Media. She became a business reporter for Gulf Shipper and the Journal of Commerce in 2006, covering the U.S. Gulf Coast, North America’s busiest project and breakbulk cargo market. In 2009 she became Editor of Breakbulk, and in 2011 she was named Senior Editor. In 2010 she became part of Breakbulk’s conference program team and was named Content Director in 2013. In 2012, she received an Apex award for feature writing. Before she began writing about the shipping industry, Nodar taught English at the University of South Alabama and was a freelance writer covering food, wine, film, business and literature. She has published a collection of short fiction and holds degrees in finance and English. She is married with two children.