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Carly Pollard | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 14, 2015

Carly Pollard

Wordsmith
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I bring to the table a superior knowledge of and comfort with the written word, having an academic background with writing as its focal point. I received my bachelorís degree in English, with a certificate (emphasis) in creative and professional writing. This coursework was supplemented with classes from the communication curriculum. For all four years as an undergraduate I wrote, at minimum, one article per week for my universityís newspaper, then went on to pursue my masterís degree in print journalism. This academic path familiarized me...

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Periscope
Proofreader / Copy Editor
2014 - Present
Proofread and edit both internal and external documents before they go to print/Web; ensure brand standards are adhered to for all client pieces; ensure use of AP style; proof and edit everything...
Health Dimensions Group
Proposal and Report Coordinator
2011 - 2014
Wrote and edited proposals, reports, and presentations to be sent to clients; worked closely with marketing department to write industry white papers and case studies; maintained ACT! client...
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Teaching Assistant
2011 - 2011
Taught the discussion section of an intro journalism class; created weekly lesson plans, graded papers, conducted office hours.
Freelance
Journalism Research Intern
2010 - 2011
Conducted research for a New York-based freelance journalist.
MuzikReviews.com
Senior Staff Reviewer
2009 - 2011
Wrote reviews of new and established bands/artists of all genres; had reviews featured on several artists' websites.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduate Assistant
2010 - 2010
Worked closely with journalism professor, assisting in research, contacting alumni, and planning/working a high school journalism conference.
ReelLoop.com
Staff Writer
2009 - 2010
Researched and wrote celebrity news. http://blog.reelloop.com/author/catherine
Saint Louis University
Tutor
2009 - 2010
Tutored student athletes in intro-level English and Spanish courses.
AtomicPopcorn.net
Staff Writer
2009 - 2010
Researched and wrote movie news. http://www.atomicpopcorn.net/author/carly/
Sports Unlimited, LLC
Camp Director
2006 - 2010
Planned and instructed the week's activities for sports camps for children ages 4-14; supervised as many as 4 other staff members; worked closely with city parks and recreation directors.
The University News
Staff Writer
2006 - 2010
Wrote weekly arts and news articles; assisted in weekly copy-editing.
Club Libby Lu
Sales Associate
2005 - 2005
Assisted customers, conducted birthday parties, assisted in general housekeeping/inventory tasks around the store.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Saint Louis University
Honors Bachelor of the Arts
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National University of Ireland, Galway
Study Abroad
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