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Andre Barbosa | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 15, 2013

Andre Barbosa

Journalist, translator English-Portuguese
   Portugal
  |   Lisboa, Lisboa
  |  2:59 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $8

• Experienced journalist seeking a freelance role in the media industry. Including journalism and media relation jobs, as well as other jobs (data entry, translation, helpdesk, clients' assistance) where excellent verbal and written Portuguese could be an asset.

• Jornalista com experiência em várias publicações - jornais e revistas - à procura de emprego em regime de full-time ou de colaborações regulares, dentro ou fora de Portugal. Disponível igualmente para outras funções, como assessoria de imprensa, comunicação e imagem.

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Skills (9)

Tested
Journalism
Writing
Translation
Creative Writing
Copywriting
Technical Writing
date entry
Blog & Article Writing
Customer Service & Support

Service Description

Experienced journalist seeking a freelance role in the media industry. Including journalism and media relation jobs, as well as other jobs (data entry, translation, helpdesk, clients' assistance) where excellent verbal and written Portuguese could be an asset. Please not: for translation/ writing works, I'm only accepting English to Portuguese language.

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Employment

oDesk.com
Date Entry Contributor
2013 - Present
GQ men's magazine Portugal - Freelance Journalist
Freelance journalist
2012 - 2013
• Author of four to six pages main articles about issues including the phenomenon of legal drugs in Portugal; the million-dollar business of bullfighting; the generalised use and abuse of steroids...
SABADO newsmagazine
Journalist
2010 - 2012
• Author of several articles in the general news, society and economy sections; • Author of several cover stories including: investigations about child sexual abuse, religion, and the economic crisis.
Monstra - Lisbon's Animation Film Festival
Media Relations
2010 - 2010
• Leader of the media relations office for the film festival; • Management and organisation of a press conference with 100 journalists for the launch of the event; • Responsibility for the national...
Sardinha em Lata - Film Production Company
Media Relations
2010 - 2010
• Media relations during the production of children’s animated series Ema & Gui, produced by Sardinha em Lata; • Management and organisation of a press conference with 50 journalists for the...
Metro International - Free Daily Newspaper
Journalist
2007 - 2009
• Journalist for local and national news sections; • Author of a number of cover stories about the economy, politics, crime and the media; • Design editor using QuarkXpress
Rotas do Mundo - Travel Magazine
Freelance Journalist
2005 - 2007
• Author of travelling articles about countries like Cyprus or Turkey and cities like Dublin. • Author of a monthly column, including interviews with celebrities about their travelling plans and...
Tal&Qual - Weekly Newspaper
Journalist
2003 - 2007
• Author of cover stories about the economy, politics, crime and celebrities.
D&D Audiovisuais - TV Production Company
Production Assistant
2002 - 2003
• Production assistant for the Portuguese version of the original British television game-show The Weakest Link; • Preparation of the contestants in the studio before recording of each episode; •...
LaNetro (Zed)
Journalist
2000 - 2002
• Author of articles about culture and leisure for the online news magazine LaNetro.com, the Portuguese version of a Spanish online magazine.
TMN - Mobile Phone Operator
Call centre assistant
1998 - 2000
• Technical support for TMN clients, the leading mobile phone company in Portugal.

Education

Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Licenciate Degree, Communication, Journalism, and
1996 - 2000
Escola Secundaria Sa da Bandeira
Highschool degree
1993 - 1996

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Journalist
Portuguese
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