Author Bio

John P. Cardone is a writer/producer of educational video programs and interactive media programs, working for a variety of clients in healthcare. John has written and produced over five hundred videos, DVDs and interactive CDs in the areas of patient education, employee training, medical education, marketing, and fundraising.

In addition, he has authored numerous articles for communication trade journals and has been a guest lecturer at many healthcare conferences. John received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communication Arts from the New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. His company, Hospital Video Network, Inc., works with a variety of healthcare and business clients in New York City and Long Island.

His over 25 years of experience producing videos in many specialties of medicine has brought him a unique blend of sensitivities concerning illness, hope, loss, stress, and the amazing human quality—the will to live. He creatively works to incorporate these sensitivities into each book project.

In 2007, John saw the need for an organization to help local authors increase their visibility and promote their published books. He founded the Long Island Authors Group (LIAG) in early 2008 and has served on the Board of Directors in various roles. He is very active with the Group conducting events, developing book talk programs, and educational seminars.

John has been working at promoting his writing and his books in the LI marketplace. He has been featured in Newsday, Suffolk Life and the Huntington Edition of the Times Beacon Record. He has also appeared on Cablevision’s Our Town TV show in Riverhead, has been interviewed on The Eclectic Café radio show with award winning host Bonnie Grice for the public radio station in Southampton, NY, and participated in a TV interview about the Long Island Authors Group for The Writer’s Dream which airs on many Cablevision channels.

John grew up in Astoria, New York moving to Long Island after his military service in 1970. He lives in Ronkonkoma with his wife, Kathy. They have two happily-married children and five wonderful grandchildren. In addition to writing, John enjoys a variety of activities, including kayaking, photography, beach volleyball, biking, swing dancing, and is determined to someday play jazz on the piano.