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Derek T. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 24, 2011

Derek T.

Freelance writer and editor
   United States
  |   Silver Spring, MD

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

After getting my start in writing as journalist, I quickly rose to copyeditor, section editor, and finally Editor-in-Chief of the award winning Pioneer Newspaper. In this position, I took a newspaper with a shaky reputation to award winning success in just a few short months. I have also worked to support myself through freelance writing through several online sites which have placed a premium on Search Engine Optimization and flexible, research-based content writing. Finally, I have experience as a private writing editor and tutor for...

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Portfolio

Newspaper Clipping
Newspaper Editorial Clipping

Skills (10)

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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Employment

SR Education Group
Freelance Copywriter
2011 - Present
Study Sparkz
Tutor
2011 - Present
Interact Media
Freelance Copywriter
2011 - 2011
Skyword Inc.
Blogger
2011 - 2011
Education Development Fellowship Program
English as a Second Language Tutor
2011 - 2011
Thinking Storm Online Tutoring
Writing Center Tutor
2011 - 2011
Whitman Writing Center
Writing Tutor
2010 - 2011
Pioneer Newspaper
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
2007 - 2011
Also held the positions of Staff Reporter, Columnist, Copyeditor, and Opinion Editor.

Education

Whitman College
Bachelor of Arts, History
2007 - 2011
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