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Catalina F.

English-Spanish Translations-Proofreading-Writing
   Colombia

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I'm a very passionate Colombian journalist, writer and translator. I'm a native Spanish speaker but I travel a lot and I've lived in Montreal (Canada) and Atlanta (United States) so I'm perfectly fluent in spoken and written English and I also speak French.

I offer the best quality services for English-Spanish and Spanish-English translations (documents, books, websites, letters, movies & TV scripts...); English and Spanish proofreading, editing and writing; articles and columns for companies, magazines, journals and websites;...

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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I'm a very passionate Colombian journalist, writer and translator who loves languages and stories built from a beautiful and correct use of words. I'm a native Spanish speaker and I've lived most of my life in Colombia (Latin America) but I'm also addicted to traveling around the world, so I've lived in Montreal (Canada), where I perfected my English and learned French, and Atlanta (United States), where I did an internship at CNN International (I participated in the CNN Journalism Fellowship with Ted Turner and journalists from all around the world), CNN.com and CNN en Espanol.

As a journalist I've been Correspondent for CNN en Espanol Radio in Colombia; Correspondent for W Radio in Medellin (Colombia); editor of two magazines; and I write for different Colombian and international media.

While I was Correspondent for W Radio I covered the IDB 50th Anniversary Assembly that took place in Medellin, in March, 2009.

I am a writer, journalist, translator and proofreader who offers personalized services of the best quality, built from traveling experiences and people from different parts of the globe, which means services constructed from diverse visions of the world, from languages, stories, movies, literature, words, letters and communication, which is the union of human beings.

I have a degree in Social Communication & Journalism from Pontificia Bolivariana University in Medellin, Colombia. I obtained the 5th place in my country in the public evaluations of...

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Employment

Tendencias21 (Electronic magazine from Spain)
Journalist/Writer (Weekly contributor)
2009 - Present
Tendencias21 is an electronic Spanish magazine about science, technology, society and culture. It's one of the best 10 of its kind in the world. I write two weekly sections for them.
Taller de Edicion
Editor & Journalist
2008 - Present
As a freelancer since January, 2009.
Caracol Radio
Correspondent in Medellin for W Radio
2009 - 2009
W Radio, directed by journalist Julio Sanchez Cristo, is the most listened radio program in Colombia. During my work in W Radio I covered the IDB 50th Anniversary & Assembly that took place in...
CNN
Correspondent for CNN en Espanol Radio in Medellin
2008 - 2009
CNN
Intern
2008 - 2008

Education

Pontificia Bolivariana University
Social Communicator and Journalist
2003 - 2008
International Language Schools of Canada
Advanced Level of French
2006 - 2006
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