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Alan Skontra | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 31, 2012

Alan Skontra

Journalism, Press Releases & Speeches
   United States
  |   Hoboken, NJ
  |  5:02 am Local Time

Overview

I am a full-time journalist looking to supplement my income with extra writing projects. I can write articles for other publications as well as produce commercial content, press releases, speeches (even for politics) and social networking posts. I can also edit nonfiction and fiction content. Please visit my LinkedIn page to read recommendations from my previous employers -- http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alan-skontra/2a/50/90a

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Portfolio

I met my childhood hero and wrote about it for my About Town column in the Hoboken Patch
A two part article I wrote about the second annual New Jersey Fashion Week in my About...
I attended the Relay for Life walk to raise money to fund cancer research. This is...
A profile on woman who lost her husband on 9/11.
From my About Town column on the Hoboken Patch: I watched Super Bowl 46 in the hottest...
I partied with the Manzo brothers, who appear on the reality television show the Real...
An editorial I published in the Hoboken Reporter newspaper about the history of...
I covered the 2011 Rutgers University Entrepreneurship Conference for New Jersey Tech...
A profile of a new piano studio for my business column on the Hoboken Patch.

Skills (4)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing

Employment

Various Publications and Employers
Writer/Journalist
2009 - Present
- Published paid articles with newsites Patch.com, the Hoboken Reporter newspaper and New Jersey Tech Weekly - An average between 6-8 articles weekly for the Hoboken Patch, including covering...

Education

George Mason University
BA, Government and International Politics
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George Mason University
MFA, Creative Writing
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Press Release
Speech
Humor
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