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John Gardner | Elance
 
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John Gardner

Writing, editing & production guru
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Talented and dynamic professional, offering solid credentials and strengths in production, editing, and copywriting. Offers over 20 years of industry experience and broad career achievements; conducted interviews with high-profile figures, including Michael Jordan and John Elway, and wrote for the largest newspaper in the State of Washington. Ability to create and execute work plans, meet changing needs and demands and complete complex projects in deadline-driven environments. Captures and retains audiences and authors creative stories for...

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Headline Writing
Newspaper
Stories
Fact-checking

Employment

MSN News
Content editor/online producer
2013 - 2013
-- Contract position -- Curated a blend of aggregated and original content for MSN.comís news publications; researched, authored, edited, and produced content for slideshows and gathered and...
MSN News
Freelance writer
2012 - 2013
Worked on a recently launched project involving daily rumors on topics ranging from politics, to sports, to entertainment.
MSN
Web Producer (contract)
2011 - 2012
-- Contract position. -- Served as an instrumental member of the Home Page and Entry Points team; independently managed and maintained the popular search modules on the MSN home page and...
The Garden City Group, Inc.
Web & graphics administrator
2009 - 2011
-- Managed the website development and administrative operations for the company; formatted various legal documents utilizing Microsoft Word, Quark, Crystal Reports, and InDesign while ensuring...
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Copy editor/Universal Desk
2006 - 2009
-- Edited and authored accurate and engaging headlines for the 120,000-circulation metro newspaper with an emphasis on the burgeoning Seattle sports scene; collaborated with cross-functional teams...
The Seattle Times
Sports copy editor/freelance sports writer
2005 - 2006
-- Provided reporting coverage for 5 to 6 high school basketball and minor league hockey games per week for the largest newspaper in the State of Washington; conducted interviews with athletes,...
The Idaho Statesman
Writer / Copy Editor / Designer
1999 - 2005
Assumed cross-functional responsibilities throughout the sports and news desk; served as a writer, copy editor, and designer and independently managed the project operations. Researched and...
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Sports writer/copy editor
1994 - 1999
Scottsbluff Star-Herald
News copy editor/sports writer, copy editor
1992 - 1994

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Journalism
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