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Dionne W. | Elance
 
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Dionne W.

Media Relations and Copy by a Veteran Journalist
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $21

When it comes to telling your story, selling your product or getting your message to the right ears, don't take chances - come to a proven communicator! I blend 10 years of writing experience with web know-how to bring you prompt, accurate and creative media solutions. I also bring deep knowledge of media landscape - what will work (timely, structured pitches) and what won't (long press releases).

I specialize in:

Article Writing
SEO Web Copy
Media Consulting
Blogs
Press Releases
Editorials/keyword-rich "Advertorials"
Optimized Product...

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Portfolio

Sample Press Release
Sample online press release
http://sweet-weirdness.myshopify.com/pages/press-kit
Sample web article
http://digeratinoire.squarespace.com/content/design-bureau-mag-a-global-dialogue-on-design.html
Screen capture sample of website built with Joomla; photo editing

Skills (7)

Tested
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Public Relations
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Google Analytics
Joomla!

Service Description

Article Writing - 10 years experience writing for websites, newspapers, wire services and magazines

SEO Web Copy - Knowledge of SEO best practices and web writing style; seamless incorporation of keywords into clear, conversational copy.

Media Consulting - Interview preparation/training, coaching for your own interviewing efforts, communication/media outreach strategy training

Blogs - Ghostblogging (specialties: minorities, LGBT, women, consumer technology, social issues)

Press Releases - Impactful press releases customized for media targets, optimized releases for digital-only distribution also available

Editorials/keyword-rich "Advertorials" - Ghostwritten editorial content with keywords if needed.

Optimized Product Descriptions - SEO-rich product descriptions that are snappy and enticing.

Editing - Precise, relentless editing for style, content or length. Extreme attention to punctuation, grammar, spelling and style in accordance with Associated Press guidelines.

Media Relations - Outreach and "pitching" to media outlets, press release distribution, large rolodex of national sources and established relationships with reporters at CNN, WSJ, you name it.

Joomla 1.5 - Can create basic Joomla 1.5 websites, available for updating and maintenance of existing sites.

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Education

University of Maryland, College Park
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
1998 - 2002

Keywords

press release
writing
editing
media
SEO
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