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Charlotte K. | Elance
 
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Charlotte K.

writer, researcher, proofreader, editor
   United States
  |   Sacramento, CA
  |  7:51 am Local Time

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My name is Charlotte and although I am new to this site, I have been a freelance writer for newspapers for several years and have written more than 100 articles on every subject including press releases..I have also been a journalist for more than 15 years, and in that time, I was the assistant managing editor at a daily paper for several years and the editor of the Suisun City Patch. I can provide references if you'd like. I have covered, health beats, education beats, city news beats, crime and courts beats, county beats, water beats,...

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Sep 11, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Jul 14, 2015|Article Writing|Private|Completed
Jun 11, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Interviewed Dr. Little and wrote a 500-plus word story.
Interviewed owners of business and rode horses for this story.
Interviewed shelter employees and visited teh shelter. wrote a 500 word story.
Interviewed the business owner and wrote a 500 word story.
Interviewed the dentist and employees and wrote a 500 word story.
These are two books that I am currently writing. I hope to have them published in teh...

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Able to write in any style necessary to get the job done. Very deadline oriented. Gets along easy with clients and will work one one one with clients to ensure the job is done properly. Excellent proofreader and copy editor. from newsletters to articles to Websites, no job is too small or too large.

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Employment

Placerville Mountain Democrat
Freelance writer and photographer
2008 - 2015
Write feature stories for assorted tabs and newspaper articles. In addition, create monthly listing for El Dorado County Divorces.
America Online Patch
Editor Susuin City Patch
2012 - 2013
Responsible for assigning stories to writers. Responsible for editing content and placing it on the local Website. Other duties included researching stories and updating the police blotter.
America Online Patch
Freelance Writer, Photographer and Videographer
2010 - 2013
Wrote and shot stories for Rosemont, Elk Grove, Dixon and Suisun City Patch online papers.
Placer Sentnel
Freelance Writer and Photographer
2008 - 2009
Wrote and shot various stories and features for the publication.
Placerville Mountain Democrat
Education, Health and General Assignment Reporter
2006 - 2008
Covered 39 school districts and water issues for El Dorado County. Reported on county health issues including hospitals and senior care. Other duties included covering whatever story needed to be...
California Builder Magazine
Intern
2005 - 2006
Wrote stories and re-wrote press releases for magazine and also performed some editing duties.
Woodland Daily Democrat
Assistant Managing Editor
2000 - 2005
Supervised six employees in the daily running of the newspaper. Assigned stories to reporters and photographers, edited copy. Other duties included page design and layout, and public relations.
Woodland Daily Democrat
County and Courts Reporter
2000 - 2005
Covered all county related issues and crime and court assignments. On-call for breaking news. Other duties included page design and layout, and public relations.
Roseville Press Tribune
Page Designer and Layout Specialist
1999 - 2000
Responsibilities included paginating and copy editing eight pages per shift. Meeting nightly deadlines. Other duties included pagination duties for two other papers in the chain.
Valley Community Newspapers, Sacramento, CA
Freelance Writer and Phtographer
1997 - 1999
Wrote assigned freelance news and feature stories. Also took photographs.

Education

Sacramento City College
B/A
1996 - Present
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press releases
re-writes
ghostwriting
editing
blogging
newsletter publication
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