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David R. | Elance
 
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David R.

You need the verbal firepower of a hired gun
   United States
Palomar Mountain

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I've written 15,000 published articles in my career as a journalist, editor, and science fiction writer. If you need a well-written feature, a hard-hitting expose, a way to entice new customers, a profile, biography, company history, a lifestyle piece, a humorous look at the world (I've won several humor awards), or just a piece that gets to the point, paints a vivid word picture and does it with minimum words, I'm your man!

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Portfolio

A column for a casino column in Global Gaming Business Magazine
An article done for Global Gaming Business Magazine on playing cards
An article done for Native American Casino Magazine on adding spas to casino hotels.
An article done in 2008 for the Boulevard Magazine
Article profiling a Mexican restaurant for the Boulevard Magazine
A profile of a San Diego County restaurant that I wrote for The Boulevard Magazine in 2009
A feature that I wrote about a unique center in San Diego County that preserves...
A feature about a winery in Temecula, California that specializes in fruity, sweet...

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Service Description

David Ross has been a journalist, editor for over 30 years. He has edited several weekly community newspapers, he is currently the editor of The Roadrunner newspaper in San Diego County, the Boulevard Magazine in San Diego County, a contributing editor to a weekly newsletter on gaming, and a frequent contributor to several magazines on casino gaming, including Global Gaming Business and Native American Casino. He worked on the Backroom Technician series used by insurance agents and published by Kettley Publshing. He is also a published science fiction writer with two novels to his credit.

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Employment

Boulevard Magazine
Editor
2007 - Present
In October of 2007 Ross became editor of and helped launch The Boulevard magazine, a lifestyle publication which serves the I-15 Corridor of Northern San Diego County.
Global Gaming Business Weekly
Contributing Editor
2006 - Present
Global Gaming Business Weekly is an electronic news magazine that will offer an in-depth look at the casino industry
Valley Roadrunner Newspaper
Editor
1984 - Present
I am the longtime editor of the Valley Roadrunner newspaper, a weekly community newspaper, in Valley Center, San Diego County, California. I write most of the news stories for the weekly paper and...
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