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Alex Dick-Read | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 23, 2014

Alex Dick-Read

Caribbean-based freelance writer
   Virgin Islands (British)
  |   Road Town, Tortola
  |  6:09 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Hi
I have been a journalist and editor for 20 years.
I began my career as a freelancer for newspapers (UK Independent, Guardian), magazines and the BBC in the UK. I then spent three years working for Associated Press followed by Reuters (now Thompson Reuters) as a Caribbean correspondent and freelancing for UK, Caribbean and global media.
I left the news world to start a magazine for surfers - a mag that focused on the ocean, ecology and global cultures where they intersect with surfing.
After 17 years at the helm and 100 issues of the...

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started this unique surfing magazine and edited it for 17 years, or a total of 100...

Service Description

My work is all about stories - bringing the myriad stories that surround us every day to life, to fruition and to the general public. I have specialisms - the Caribbean region, the ocean/watersports (including surfing, sailing, diving and others) and environment-related writing but I have a journalist's curious mind and revel in researching new subject areas as well as familiar territory.
I am open to offers from companies or individuals seeking high-end freelance writing or research work from short blog articles to books.

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ocean
environment
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surfing
magazines
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