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Laura S. | Elance
 
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Laura S.

Experienced writer & video producer
   United States
  |   Phoenix, AZ
  |  8:18 pm Local Time

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Overview

Proven track record in writing, producing and managing content for several media formats. My extensive experience as a multi-media journalist gives me essential tools to create unique work that is tailored to your distinct audience.

I always research a project - and I always submit original work. I am highly ethical, I work quickly and I invite collaboration.

As a former executive in Corporate America, I also offer discreet help to clients working with sensitive leadership responsibilities. I have extensive experience in project...

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Dec 7, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Oct 8, 2013|Press Releases|Private|Completed
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Sep 18, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

I used the popular zombie trend to tell a story on a report on summer jobs
I used a popular show to give speakers easy ideas to boost their next presentation and...
I wrote a comprehensive guide on the new rules to selling on eBay
Comprehensive guide to finding the best deals on Amazon
I explained the differences between the credit card networks
This application was selected to be submitted for a Knight Fellowship Grant award.
This script was written as part of a series of videos on credit cards and getting out...
Compared average American's to royalty with butlers, chefs and personal drivers to help...
Arizona's mountains let you lounge by the pool in the morning, and ski in the...
http://blog.exvana.com/check-out-these-ski-resorts-in-arizona/
:30 ad for Aspen home
2 related pieces, a blog and an article on the advantages of exploring nature during a...
300+ word online article describing the wonders of the September full moon, called The...
I sent this letter out to a newly formed group of employees from across the country who...
This article gives the reader unique gift ideas for outdoor enthusiasts.
http://blog.exvana.com/9-unique-outdoor-adventure-experiences-that-make-great-gifts/
This 1:00 video script was written to be paired with graphic animation
Wrote this formatted review for a series of comparable services
An insider's view of what happened on a big breaking news day
A simplified explanation of what happens when you only pay the minimum on your credit...

Skills (10)

Tested
Content Writing
Online Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Resume Writing
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Passed
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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English Grammar
Project Management
Corporate Strategy
Management Skills
Management Skills Test
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Public Relations

Service Description

I have twenty years experience in television news as a writer, journalist and executive manager. My resume details the when and the where - but this is what you really want to know-

I can write for your format:
Published author of news articles, blogs, reviews
Award winning tv writer and producer
Ebook writer
Copywriter for tv and radio
Press releases and media alerts
Resumes, cover letters, employment questionnaires

I can handle your video needs:
Video editing with multiple software
Research, schedule and organize video shoots
On-camera/ Off-camera video interviews
Video scripting or transcribing

I can complete your management paperwork:
Personal Development Plans/ performance appraisals
Ethics and standards policies
Leadership counseling
Training documents
Professional correspondence



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Employment

KPNX-TV
Executive News Producer
2000 - 2012
During my time at this Phoenix NBC affiliate, I managed a large newsroom staff including producers, writers, editors, photojournalists, reporters, anchors and assignment editors for daily...

Education

Illinois State University
Communications, Bachelor of Science
1992 - 1995

Keywords

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Writing & Translation
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  • 12 months
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Jobs
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Reviews
4.9
Recommend
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Identity
Username
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Type
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Member Since
September 2012
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