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Cid Standifer | Elance
 
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Cid Standifer

Experienced reporter with database skills
   United States
  |   Arlington, VA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $13

I have worked full-time as a reporter for the past five years, and have extensive experience covering the military, higher education and politics. I'm adept with open records requests and making good use of open meeting laws, as well as data analysis. I'm also no stranger to writing colorful features.

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Portfolio

Feature article analyzing results of a Military Times online poll on which service...
http://www.armytimes.com/entertainment/movies/offduty-the-avengers-which-service-would-these-heroes-choose-061112w/
Second page of spread on Military Times online poll on which service branch individual...
http://www.armytimes.com/entertainment/movies/offduty-the-avengers-reader-responses-which-service-would-they-choose-061112w/
First page of multi-story spread based on the Military Times annual poll, which I...
http://militarytimes.com/news/2012/03/military-times-2012-poll-morale-up-but-war-pessimism-lingers-031212w/
Second page of multi-story spread based on the results of the 2012 Military Times poll....
http://militarytimes.com/news/2012/03/military-times-2012-poll-dont-ask-dont-tell-repeal-has-less-impact-than-expected-031212w/
Third page of multi-story spread based on 2012 Military Times poll. Includes a story...
http://militarytimes.com/news/2012/03/military-times-2012-poll-ptsd-diagnosis-rates-rise-female-troops-031212w/
Two-story package based on data from the military's 2012 Sexual Assault Prevention and...
Analyzed data gleaned from Wikileaks to reveal an MRAP rollover problem that was much...

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Tested
Microsoft Excel
French-English Translation
French To English Translation Skills Test
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MySQL Administration
Microsoft Access Administration
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Quark Xpress
Python

Employment

Military Times
Database editor and education reporter
2011 - 2012
Wrote investigative articles based on mining Defense Department databases. Designed, disseminated and analyzed Military Times' annual reader poll, which was sent out to more than 50,000 people....
Inside Washington Publishers
Associate editor of Inside the Navy
2009 - 2011
Wrote in-depth articles on Navy and Marine Corps acquisition for a trade publication. Dug deep into important questions regarding the Navy's push to adopt biofuels, federal spending on Marine Corps...
Roswell Daily Record
Government reporter
2008 - 2009
Worked primarily as a politics reporter, covering city government, the state Legislature from a local perspective and congressmen from southern New Mexico. Produced an average of two stories per...
Galena Gazette
Reporter
2007 - 2008
Worked as reporter, photographer and layout designer. Wrote articles on a wide range of topics, including an investigative piece examining the low rate of domestic violence prosecutions in Jo...
Grinnell Herald-Register
Reporter
2007 - 2007
Reporter, photographer and ad designer. Articles included in-depth pieces about factory hog farms and prescription drug abuse.

Education

Grinnell College
Bachelors of the Arts in physics and history
2003 - 2007

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