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Jon A. | Elance
 
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Jon A.

Journalist and published author
   Norway
  |   Blommen, Akershus

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $110

Jon Amtrup found out early that journalism was better than being a paper boy and made the successful switch at the age of 16. Has been working with text, pictures and content development since mid 80s. Has experience in PR and is a published author. His last book was an authorized biography about HM King Harald V of Norway.

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Skills (3)

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Journalism
Content Writing
Public Relations

Employment

TheSailNews.com
Editor and founder
2011 - Present
Explorersweb Inc
Ocean Editor
2010 - Present
ExplorersWeb publishes independent, non-commercial news about extreme adventure such as high altitude mountaineering, adventure ocean crossings, polar expeditions, world treks and related extreme...
Novitas Kommunikasjonsr
PR advisor
2010 - Present
High Latitudes
High Latitude consultant
2008 - Present
Providing sailors who want to explore the Norwegian coast and sailing above the Polar Circle with advise on equipment, preparation, what to see and how to do it.
Explore North
Skipper and partner
2002 - Present
Explore North is a adventure sailing concept that delivers sailing, skiing and mountaneering on the coast of Norway.
Skagerrak Forlag
Author of Harald V - seileren som ble en av gutta
2011 - 2012
Sail to Svalbard
Author
2010 - 2011
Researched, sailed, photographed and wrote Sail to Svalbard.
Harbour Guide Bergen Kirkenes
Author
2009 - 2010
Covering 430 harbours and anchorages from Bergen to Kirkenes with text, aerial pictures and maps.
Harbour Guide Bergen Kirkenes
Author
2009 - 2010
Covering 430 harbours and anchorages from Bergen to Kirkenes with text, aerial pictures and maps.
Arctic PR
PR Agent
2006 - 2010
Sail Logic
Communication Manager and part owner
2006 - 2009
Sail Logic consists of a dedicated group of people that has created a number of valuable sports promotion concepts for their clients. The full service concept of Sail Logic is to control and handle...
Open Sea
Chairman of the board
2006 - 2008
Company that specializes in sailing and RIBs in Norway. Currently developing a shorthanded 30 foot sailing boat with Owen Clark for the international market.
SEILmagasinet
Reporter
2000 - 2008
Member of the editorial staff, board member, co-owner and responsible for communication and web.
Storm Communication
PR agent
1999 - 2005
Nettavisen
Political reporter
1997 - 2000

Education

Handelsh
Management and communication
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Universitetet i Nordland (UiN)
Journalism and communication
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