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Chris O'Leary | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 11, 2012

Chris O'Leary

Writer, Editor, Proofreader, Blogger
   United States
  |   Easthampton, MA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

Freelance editor and writer specializing in business and legal issues. Extensive experience. Fast turnarounds, top-class professional writing.

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Zero Books
Author
2010 - Present
Author of two upcoming books on popular music/popular culture for UK-based publisher.
PDI Global Inc.
Writer
2007 - Present
Writer of M&A Connection and M&A Focus, quarterly newsletters focusing on merger-related topics.
CJP Communications
Writer, consultant
2007 - Present
Write articles, press releases for a number of CJP clients, including hedge funds, database firms and stock exchanges.
ThomsonReuters
Managing Editor, The M&A Lawyer
2007 - Present
Managing Editor of The M&A Lawyer, a monthly newsletter written for and by corporate legal professionals.
Encyclopedia Britannica
Writer
2000 - Present
Writer of "Business Overview," an annual article published in Britannica's Book of the Year. Also revise, edit entries for the Encyclopedia.
eFinancialCareers
Reporter
2008 - 2011
Reported for financial careers news website, writing articles on hiring trends and employee compensation.
Institutional Investor's Alpha
Freelance Writer
2007 - 2009
Wrote freelance articles on topics related to hedge funds, including investment strategies and financial trend pieces.
Best Life
Contributing writer
2006 - 2008
Wrote finance-related articles for Men's Health's spin-off magazine, Best Life.
Entertainment Weekly
Freelance Writer
2004 - 2008
Wrote articles and reviews on film, music and television.
Registered Rep
Contributing Writer
2004 - 2008
Wrote articles for monthly magazine covering the financial adviser industry.
HNW Inc.
Contributor
2004 - 2006
Wrote financial articles specified to high-net-worth client requests.
Investment Dealers' Digest
Assistant Managing Editor
1998 - 2004

Education

Boston University
Journalism, Bachelor of Science
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