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Alyson I. | Elance
 
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Alyson I.

Freelance writer, former reporter and copyeditor
   United States
Springfield

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I am a 28-year-old middle-school teacher (English/Language Arts and math) seeking freelance copyediting and writing projects. After graduating in 2003 from Kenyon College with a degree in English (high honors, creative writing emphasis), I worked in print journalism for three years. In 2004, I trained as a copyeditor at the Arizona Republic newspaper in Phoenix (11-week paid internship). I worked seasonally from 2004 to 2007 as a freelance writer for Spectrum Design Group, a Pennsylvania-based company specializing in concert programs....

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Spectrum Design Group
Freelance writer
2004 - 2008
This writing/graphic-design company was discontinued (by its co-owners, Bill Pliske and Tracy Collins) due to poor economic climate and cutbacks in newspaper budgets. Its primary customers were...
The Milford Times and South Lyon Herald
Reporter
2005 - 2007
I was hired for a split full-time reporting position with the Milford Times and South Lyon Herald newspapers in Oakland County, MI. In 2007, following a company-wide staff reduction, I worked for...
Mount Vernon News
Reporter
2003 - 2004
I worked as a lifestyle reporter and section editor for this Ohio six-day newspaper (circ. 10,000). I left the position to accept a copyediting internship with the Arizona Republic newspaper.

Education

Grand Valley State University
Teaching Certification, English/Language Arts and Elementary
2007 - 2009
Kenyon College
Bachelor of Arts, English
2000 - 2003
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