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Alison Myers | Elance
 
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Alison Myers

Copywriter and Copy Editor
   United States
  |   Wilkes-Barre, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I have a background in journalism, where I have learned strong writing and research skills to help service potential clients. I am looking to begin a career as a copywriter and continue building my copy editing portfolio.


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Mar 22, 2012|Copywriting|$26|Working

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Portfolio

A press release about a camping weekend offered in partnership with the local YMCA.
A press release about a membership program for members of the local YMCA.
A feature article about Pittsburgh Penguins forward Mark Letestu
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/497218-pittsburgh-penguins-forward-mark-letestu-making-an-impact
An article about Carolina Hurricanes forward Tim Brent, written when he was playing for...
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/597021-toronto-maple-leafs-forward-tim-brent-a-thorn-in-carolina-hurricanes-side
A letter to parents who use the YMCA child care facilities for their child care needs....
A letter to YMCA members who use the racquetball facilities. The racquetball area is...

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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Writing: Online articles, blog posts, press releases, newsletter articles, news stories, feature stories

Editing: Articles for print and the Internet, specifically anything that needs to be written in AP Style.

Other: Facebook page management, designing flyers, letters to customers

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Employment

Bleacher Report
Copy Editor and Featured Columnist
2010 - Present
As a copy editor: Edit stories for grammar errors and style guide deviations Write headlines for search engine optimization Leave feedback for writers explaining changes made As a featured...
Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Membership Intern
2011 - 2011
Prepare press releases about upcoming events and programs Design flyers about membership programs to distribute to local businesses Write letters to members about ongoing seven-month renovation...

Education

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications
2004 - 2008
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Writing
copy editing
social media
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