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Christopher McGarry | Elance
 
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Christopher McGarry

Experienced journalist, editor and proofreader
   Canada
  |   Belfast, Prince Edward Island

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am a writer with 10 years of experience as a journalist, freelance writer, editor/proof reader and author. As well as having a strong grasp of the English language, I have the ability to pay close attention to detail when proof reading or editing articles. I offer clean, professional copyediting and proof reading services. Additionally, I have extensive experience writing editorials, newspaper articles and large, magazine-style pieces.

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Portfolio

The first editorial I wrote for the magazine
A feature article written in March, 2010, for the Eastern Graphic about powerlifters at...
A feature article written about a local gymnast in Montague, PEI
Written in 2014, one article is a review of a concert by PEI musician Lennie Gallant....
Stories written for the Vermilion and Area voice about events taking place in the town.
News articles written in 2009 for the Vermilion and Area Voice, Vermilion, Alberta....
This is a standalone photograph I took for the Amherst Daily News in 2006 while working...
While working for the Atlantic Catholic Magazine in 2006, I interviewed a priest in...
I wrote this article in 2008. It is about the importance of self-defence rights for women.
This editorial was written for the Sept. - Oct. edition of the Canadian Firearms...
I wrote this in 2012 for the Charlottetown Guardian. The article talks about the...
Taken at a curling bonspiel in Montague, Prince Edward Island, in March, 2015.
Took photographs at a baseball game in 2010 for the Eastern Graphic. Game was in...
Written in 2010. A feature article about Murray River, P.E.I native Brandon Gormley who...
I interview this couple who had been married for almost 63 years. Featured in the...
I interviewed a local musician who had recently released her first record. Eastern Graphic
Written in 2015. It's about a mixed martial arts competitor who opened a school in St....
Written in 2012 for the G! Magazine based in Charlottetown, P.E.I. It's an in-depth...
My first paid journalism article written in 2006 for the Summerside Journal-Pioneer....
Written for the Vermilion Voice. The Vermilion Rock defeated the visiting Hillmond...
This is a review of the play 'Nunsense' featured in The Buzz Magazine in 2012.
I took these photographs at the Vermilion Fair.
Took this colorful photograph at the Vermilion Christmas Parade in December, 2008.
This is a photo and description of the non-profit group Santa's Anonymous as they wrap...

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Service Description

In 2010 and 2015 I have worked as a weekend reporter for the Eastern Graphic in Montague, Prince Edward Island. Since 2012, I have been employed as a freelance writer/ theatre performance reviewer for the Buzz Magazine in Charlottetown, PEI. Since 2008, I have been a freelance article writer and columnist for the Canadian Firearms Journal and am currently the editor of the bimonthly publication.

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Employment

Canada's National Firearms Association
Freelance columnist/magazine editor
2014 - Present
The Buzz Magazine
Performance reviewer
2012 - Present
Eastern Graphic
Freelance journalist/photographer
2010 - Present
G! Magazine
Freelance article writer
2012 - 2012
Vermilion and Area Voice
Reporter/photographer
2007 - 2009

Education

Nova Scotia Community College
Library Information Technology diploma
2011 - 2013
Holland College
Journalism Diploma
2004 - 2006
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Proofreading
copyediting
writing editorials
freelance articles.
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