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Adam Pracht | Elance
 
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Adam Pracht

RFK Award-winning writer, editor, voice artist
   United States
  |   Salina, KS
  |  3:43 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

For writing and editing, go with the best.

When you hire Adam Pracht, you're hiring:

-More than a decade of experience as a reporter, writer, and editor.

-Freelancer ranked in the top 20 percent for editing, the top 10 percent in English Grammar and the top 5 percent in English.

-A 5-star rating from clients.

-A volunteer as assistant editor with the Hugo Award-winning StarShipSofa podcast.

-Winner of the national Robert F. Kennedy Award for writing about the disadvantaged, a Silver Award for "Excellence in Writing" with CASE District...

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Mar 7, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$450|Completed
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Mar 2, 2014|Public Relations Consulting|$192|Completed
Jan 28, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$115|Completed
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Jan 22, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$50|Completed
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Reported and wrote the entire news release, which was pitched regionally and...
Wrote articles, edited all contributed content, researched college archives for...
Wrote and reported all articles (excepting sports), edited all content, edited all...
Reported and wrote all articles (excepting guest articles, sports), edited all content,...
Wrote entire book of short stories, published and sold own book, designed cover (based...
Narrated, recorded, applied effects and edited story.
Narrated, recorded and edited story
Narrated, recorded and edited story
Narrated, recorded and edited story.
Given a basic picture from the client, designed and laid out the front, back and spine...

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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Public Relations Skill Test
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Photography Certification
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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Service Description

Writing and editing services offered:
-Professional article writing
-Professional editing and copyediting
-Commissioned stories and poetry
(Relevant experience: Coordinator of Development Communications at McPherson College, five years as newspaper reporter, four years experience as an editor, author of "Frame Story: Seven Stories of Sci Fi & Fantasy, Horror & Humor")
Translation services offered:
-Translation from Spanish to English or English to Spanish up to five pages of material.
-Narration and voice-overs in Spanish
(Relevant experience: B.A. in Spanish, bi-lingual customer service representative - two years; bi-lingual teller - one and a half years)

Also:
-Photography by commission (Critical part of work at McPherson College)
-Narration and Voice-overs (one year experience for StarShipSofa podcast; one year volunteering for Audio Reader for the blind and sight impaired in Lawrence, Kan.)

What satisfied customers have said:
-"Fantastic, professional job. Very easy to work with. Extremely knowledgeable. Couldn't have gone better."
-¿Adam was very responsive and professional.¿
-"Nice work. Very thorough. Recommend contractor highly.¿
-¿Adam takes a lot of pride in his work.¿

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Employment

McPherson College
Coordinator of Development Communications
2010 - Present
UMB Bank
Senior Teller, Customer Service Manager
2007 - 2010
Received bi-lingual Spanish certification
Sunflower Bank
Retail Support Administrator, Customer Service Rep
2005 - 2007
Bi-lingual employee
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Coralville and business reporter
2004 - 2005
The Daily Union
City, Fort Riley and region reporter
2004 - 2004
University Daily Kansan
Reporter, copy chief, campus editor, night editor
2000 - 2004
The Salina Journal
Reporting Intern
2003 - 2003

Education

University of Kansas
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
2000 - 2004
University of Kansas
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
2000 - 2004
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