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Cynthia Y. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 15, 2013

Cynthia Y.

Award-winning words that work!
   United States
  |   Fairfax, VA
  |  7:01 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $19

Need a great writer and editor who can make your words sparkle?
I'm an award-winning writer with an MA in journalism who excels at making you shine -- in print and on the Web. As an experienced writer, editor, website and social media writer, I can help take your project up to the next level. As with many other clients, you'll be more than pleased with the results!

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Portfolio

Wrote about President Abraham Lincoln's summer cottage, in northwest Washington, D.C.,...
Award-winning feature article for daily metropolitan newspaper on the Buffalo Soldiers...
Wrote compelling feature article for national travel magazine on America's great...
Wrote, edited, and published this online newsletter for the architectural metal...
Wrote, edited, and published this newsletter (published in print and on the Web...
Wrote, edited, produced, and published this newsletter of the sheet metal and HVAC...

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Award winning writer with a thousand articles on Web and print.
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Service Description

What Satisfied Clients are Saying --
- “Cynthia is a multi-talented wordsmith with a superb command of the language.”
(Admiral, ret., U.S. Navy)
-"Cynthia is a solid, graceful writer with great flair and style." (Newspaper Editor)
- “You masterfully captured our thoughts to create a piece worthy of note! (Author)

Professional Qualifications and Highlights --
- Strong writing and management experience for print and online publications.
- Award-winning writer with demonstrated experience writing more than 1,000 published feature articles in print, multimedia, and on the Web
- As the page-one feature writer for the largest newspaper covering metropolitan Washington, wrote hundreds of well-received news and feature articles
- Writing awards received from the National Newspaper Association, Virginia Press Association Society for Professional Journalists, American University
- Experience with federal agencies, nonprofits, and military organizations -- U.S. Library of Congress, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Agency for International Development, and government contractors General Dynamics, CSC, SAIC, Vangent, among others.
- Masters degree in journalism and communications, The American University (GPA: 3.9. Won AU's Crawford Award for Print Journalism.)
- Excels both as a team player and independently
- Motivated, creative self-starter who thinks outside the box

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Education

Virginia Polytechnic
Graduate studies in adult learning experiences
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Wheaton College
Bachelor's degree
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American University
Master's degree
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