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Gerard W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 27, 2015

Gerard W.

   United States
  |   Crystal River, FL

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Minimum Hourly Rate $38

A veteran journalist, Gerard Walen has the skills and experience to make your work more valuable to your clients and customers.

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Employment

Gelegra Media LLC
Owner
2004 - Present
Freelance writing and editing - Editor of online travel magazine Road Trips for Beer. - Founder and editor of Beer in Florida website. - Contributing writer and photographer for South Tampa...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Assistant Business Editor
2005 - 2009
Number 2 editor on a business team of 8-10 reporters at a 120,000-circulation daily newspaper in a multimedia (print, Web and TV) newsroom; responsible for monitoring of business wires, news...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Assistant Business Editor
2001 - 2004
- Edited staff-generated stories, working with editors and reporters to polish them in a multimedia newsroom. - Monitored news wires and compiled a daily budget of state news. Compiled and sent a...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Copy editor
1999 - 2001
Edited staff-generated stories and wire stories, wrote headlines, photo captions and other display type and proofed pages. - Worked with production team ensuring on-time production of the daily...
Media General Newspapers
Reporter and Editor
1997 - 1999
Staff writer, Sunbelt Newspapers, Brandon, Florida. - Reported, wrote and photographed stories for chain of weekly, total market coverage, community newspapers. - Designed, copy edited and...

Education

University of South Florida
Bachelor degree, mass communications - journalism
- 1999
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