Q. Why should I hire FreshPress?
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A. I am an educated writer, editor, graphic designer and public relations professional who has worked in a variety of fields -- from entertainment television to corporate communications.
Q. How can one person to have valid experience in so many fields?
A. Early in my career I took every opportunity to expand my knowledge and build experience. I am truly passionate about my work and love approaching it from every direction possible.
Q. Is there a benefit to that?
A. Definitely! Knowing what your...
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I'm new to the Elance community but not to the world of communications. Up to this point I've been working mainly through my website, FreshPress Online. I have close to eight years of professional experience, including advising, and I'm eager to increase my workload. If I'm not ridiculously busy, I'm not happy.
I began my career as a writer and pride myself on the ability to see millions of possibilities within any given topic. I also believe in a well-rounded knowledgebase and was inspired to gain experience in public relations. Why? Well, what audience could you possibly know better than yourself?
But it didn't stop there. I needed to learn the creative side of things too. Nothing can ruin well-written materials faster than tacky branding.
So my passion is to work on just about any element of a project. I love writing; I love editing; I love public relations; and I love graphic design. Even better: I do it all extremely well. I have worked on award-winning campaigns, both strategically and tactically. Most recently, in 2009, I created all the materials for an IABC Golden Quill winning project and worked on a small team that won a Canadian Silver Leaf award.
When you work with me you can be confident that you'll get materials built by someone who knows what they're doing. The style you can expect is exactly what you need. I have experience and published works in everything from broadcast news to print, advertising to editorials and corporate publications to...
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Freelance, Oil and Gas
Communications Advisor, External Affairs
2006 - Present
. Working with a communications team to develop and implement communication plans.
. Evaluating current communications tools and developing new strategies to meet the emergent needs of internal...
Calgary Stampede/PBR Nationals
2005 - 2008
. Maintained contact and facilitated communication between production suite and edit suite.
. Responsible for feeding packaged show to Toronto VTR from Calgary remote.
. Provided administrative...
2003 - 2006
. Pitched, wrote and edited a variety of articles, from business to general news.
. Responsible for layout and setting to print every other week.
2003 - 2005
. Extracted, edited and compiled information for the weather, stock market and mutual funds pages.
. Handled the sign-off and delivery of all hard copy proofs.
. Compiled the index and Church...