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Adam Pockross | Elance
 
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Adam Pockross

   United States
  |   Seattle, WA

Overview

As a crack reporter, engaging interviewer, and plugged-in social guy for Yahoo Movies, I spent my days delighting and informing millions of passionate movie fans. Now that I've moved to Seattle, I'm freelance editing and writing for my old automotive enthusiast friends at Internet Brands. I'm also writing creatively, cartooning, and actively looking for the next great story to tell. Got any you need help with?

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Blogging
Facebook
Social Networking
Social Media
Journalism
Editing
Web Content
Newsletters
Editorial
Video

Employment

Internet Brands
Editor/Writer
2014 - Present
Three years after my first stint at IB, having moved to Seattle and away from Hollywood, I'm back freelance editing and writing for a variety of automotive enthusiast sites.
Yahoo
Web Content Producer/Social
2012 - 2014
-Strategized daily with Movies team, Front Page, and Marketing about the myriad ways to delight billions of monthly users -Produced a variety of features including in-depth interviews, memes, That...
Internet Brands
Content Coordinator/Editor
2011 - 2012
Managing editor for a variety of automotive enthusiast sites (including Corvette Forum). Tracked traffic, predicted traffic, assigned stories to freelancers, edited freelancer stories, posted...
Compass Education
Verbal S.A.T. Tutor
2010 - 2012
Yahoo! Kids
Blogger
2010 - 2011
GLiving.TV
Blogger
2007 - 2010
The Argonaut Newspaper
What's On Writer/Editor
2008 - 2009
-Designed the layout for the 7-page 'What's On' section -Wrote all the original articles for the section -Populated the section with ads, press releases, photos, and original stories
California State University, Long Beach
Graduate Assistant
2007 - 2009
Blue Lifestyle
Research Assistant/Ghostwriter
2006 - 2006
-Wrote original articles under world famous wine writer's byline -Provided insightful and keen-eyed research -Thought of a million different ways to describe a robust wine
Wally's Wine & Spirits
Assistant Buyer/Internet Sales
2004 - 2006
La Bottega
Bar Tender/Bar Manager
1998 - 2004

Education

California State University-Long Beach
M.F.A.
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Syracuse University
BA
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