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Chris Gould | Elance
 
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Chris Gould

Writer/translator with national newspaper pedigree
   Japan
  |   Kasukabe, Saitama

Overview

Author of:

Batman at 45: A Milestone Tribute to Pow, Bam and Zap: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005YNPHCO

Sumo Through The Wrestlers' Eyes
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006C1I5K8

40 Things to do in Tokyo
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007J4A7J4

Football's Do's and Donts Explained in 50 Stories
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00995PQ10

A Tokyo-based former football reporter for the UK Daily Telegraph (2004-05), I currently write on a number of issues, especially sumo wrestling, from my base in Japan. I love writing, and I always aim for my passion to...

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Portfolio

Retirement of a sumo legend, February 2010
The French comedy dream team who took cinema by storm in the 1960s

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Academic Writing
English
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Business Writing
Creative Writing
English Proofreading
English Grammar
English-Japanese Translation
Microsoft Word
Resume Writing
Report Writing

Service Description

Detailed and quality writing/ editing on all subjects Japanese
Sports journalist expertise (writing/ editing)
Japan-based photography
Political/ Historical research
Translation English/ Japanese, Japanese/ English
Travel writing: specialties - Japan, France, Poland, England, East Asia, US

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Employment

Japan-i Magazine, Tokyo
Staff Writer
2008 - Present
My Japan-i work involves writing articles of between 600-1500 words and submitting relevant photographs. Topics include: travel, gadgets, Japanese culture, art, museums, judo, Japanese fashion and...
Sumo Fan Magazine
Editor
2008 - Present
This job involves coordinating a team of 10 members, collecting reports from writers, sub-editing, submitting for translation, checking deadlines, and submitting reports and photographs of my own....
Brighton and Hove City Council
Policy Research Officer
2005 - 2007
This job involved working with local politicians to both research and implement policies. I often liaised with the media, and facilitated meetings which enabled politicians and officers to network...
Independent Newspaper, UK
Sports Desk Traineeship
2005 - 2005
This job involved preparing the Independent's Premiership Today page for a one-month period, with extra side-tasks involving statistical research and interviews with ex-footballers asking for their...
Daily Telegraph Newspaper
Freelance Football Writer
2004 - 2005
This job was simply a dream! Going to football matches in the UK, making notes, interviewing managers and players, and submitting reports to tough deadlines.... fantastic!
House of Commons, Westminster, UK
MP's Research Assistant
2001 - 2004
This was actually four summers of paid work undertaken during university holidays. My job involved policy research, attending meetings of Parliamentary officers, but most importantly liaising with...

Education

University of Durham, UK
Bachelor of Politics and Economics
2002 - 2005

Keywords

Politics
Japan
Business
Fashion
Popular Culture
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