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Paul A. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Feb 12, 2016

Paul A.

Imaginative & creative writer/former BBC producer
  |   Vera, Andalucia
  |  5:11 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $60

Former BBC TV and radio producer turned freelance writer. I am a highly creative, imaginative writer, capable of a fast turnaround. I will help you achieve the results you desire, whether that's article writing, editing and writing web content, or proof reading.

I'm incredibly versatile and can write in any style you like for print or web. My work is lively, fresh, original, and rich in content. The work is ready when you want it. I have never missed a deadline.

I have more than 10 years experience as a writer and producer for the...

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A feature about crime writer Andrew Wilson. He's also written biographies of Harold...
Selection of some of my evocative writing for a wine travel website.
A BBC radio documentary about the relationship between the Vatican and the scientific...
A radio programme I edited and produced about the 2 Voyager probes.
A BBC radio documentary I produced about the work of community doctors in Bangladesh.
A script from a BBC radio programme I produced and edited. This was part of a series...
Media Kit for the Afriqan Times
Media kit profile of entrepreneur Ali Brown
A motivational feature on what Roger Bannister can teach us about breaking our own...
An article for 'Ali' about the increasing popularity of organic foods in the USA....
Why Paris is the City of Love
The ascent of Barack Obama. What it means for you, America, and the world.
Short travel features for a website about wines of the world.
A business article outlining the differences between good debt and bad debt, and how...
The importance of branding in business.

Skills (5)

Computer Skills
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Organizational Behavior
General Office Skills

Service Description

I am now a freelance writer, having spent more than a decade as a writer and producer with the BBC in London. I wrote and produced many high profile documentaries, news and magazine programmes for UK and international audiences. Often the work was completed under the pressure of tight deadlines. I undertook thorough and exhaustive research for every programme I worked on.

I'm a versatile writer and write in many genres: health, travel, entertainment, hobbies, news, and sports. My area of expertise is science writing.

I have an absolute passion for writing, and put all my energy, skills, and creativity into everything I do.


Creativity: I'm a highly creative writer who is always thinking about writing fresh, crisp, imaginative content.

Research: I'm used to collecting and accurately interpreting complex material, and making this accessible to all.

Accuracy: This has been honed during my many years as a BBC writer and producer.

Communication: Excellent writing and communication skills in many genres. I write in a clear and concise manner.

As an experienced writer and media professional I can offer you the following services.

Magazine articles covering any genre
Web content
Press releases
... and more .....

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British Broadcasting Corporation
TV and Radio Producer
1998 - 2008
July 2007-May 2008 Multimedia Science Co-ordinator I designed and implemented multi-platform strategies for collaborative projects in science broadcasting (TV/radio/online) across the entire...
British Broadcasting Corporation
Assistant TV Producer
2002 - 2005
My role was to write, film and edit short stories for daily news programmes. My main achievement was writing, filming, and directing a children's documentary on climate change in Antarctica.


University of London
BSc Biological Sciences - 2:1
1994 - 1998
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Article writer
proof reader
web content
news writing
science writing
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Member Since
March 2008
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