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Peter C. | Elance
 
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Peter C.

Experienced Writer, Editor and Multimedia expert
   South Africa
  |   Melville, Gauteng

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Minimum Hourly Rate $13

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Oct 1, 2012|Article Writing|Private|Working
Jun 30, 2012|Article Writing|Private|Completed

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Skills (8)

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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing Skills Test
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Photography Certification
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Employment

AOL/Patch.com
Editor
2010 - 2012
The Star Tribune
Freelance Reporter
2009 - 2010
Wrote news and feature stories about issues in the south metro area of the Twin Cities of Minnesota. Took photos. Had several front page centerpiece stories in the South metro section of the paper.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Sports Reporter
2009 - 2010
Covered college basketball, gymnastics and baseball, produced game stories as well as features. Wrote two to four stories per week.
The New York Post
Reporter
2007 - 2008
Covered crime, politics and features. Broke several front page stories. Worked five to six days a week.
News 21/Carnegie-Knight Foundation
Reporting Fellow
2007 - 2007
Selected as a fellow for a Carnegie-Knight Foundation-sponsored initiative to help young journalists find new ways to tell stories online and through multimedia. Co-produced four video pieces about...
The St. Cloud Times
Business Reporter
2006 - 2006
Covered real estate, manufacturing and technology, as well as general assignment business stories as needed. Wrote for a quarterly business magazine - ROI Central Minnesota.
The West Central Tribune
Cops and Courts Reporter
2003 - 2006
Covered police and court beats in an 11 county area. Won two statewide AP awards for investigative reporting; second place in 2005 for helping to unravel the trail of a conman, first place in 2006...
The Albert Lea Tribune
General Assignment Reporter
2002 - 2003
Covered city council, education, and general assignment stories. Did the editing and lay out of the paper on weekends and when the managing editor was on vacation.

Education

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Master's
2006 - 2007
St. Olaf College
Bachelor's
1998 - 2002
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