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Deja D. | Elance
 
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Deja D.

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   Canada
  |   Toronto, ON

Overview

Main qualifications and achievements:
- Active member of professional associations of writers;
- Certified Portfolio practitioner;
- Published author;
- Over 7 years of experience in various writing and editing roles;
- Successfully working to strict client specifications and tight deadlines: 100% client satisfaction, 100% punctuality, 1.2% amendment appeal, 0.2% error rate.

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Apr 2, 2011|Newsletters|Private|Completed
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4.6
Mar 17, 2011|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Mar 9, 2011|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
Oct 21, 2010|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Flyer and full informational brochure, designed using desktop publishing software....
An advertising copy in National Geographic Traveler UK, written to client...
An introductory Editor's letter for National Geographic Go Green, written for and...
Referencing sample used for one of the academic essays researched and written to client...
Referencing sample in MLA format from an academic paper researched and written for a...
Researched and wrote a full academic essay using this outline supplied by the client....
Researched and wrote an academic essay to strict client specifications. This document...
Highly specialized topic and target reach, very tight deadlines, meticulous research...
A trip report from the field in form of a photo essay, for a specialized magazine...
Informative, awareness-raising article submitted to UNEP for World Environment Day...
A creative trip report written for and published by Travel Culture Mag, a web-based...
Informative, awareness-raising article, written for and published by Travel Culture...
Photo story compiled and written for Photodocs, an online platform for documentary...
Researched and wrote an article on environmental issues
Researched and wrote a review of a documentary, citing issues that were covered in the...
A promotional article for a specialized magazine, written to client specifications....
A creative visualization of statistical data for an analytical article. Researched....
Conference speech/ Formal address, Inaugural/ Introductory, written on commission
Research, creative writing, field work, report. Adapted it to magazine specifications....
Researched, wrote, photographed, fact-checked, proofread.
Researched, wrote, photographed and designed a brochure/ promotional feature
Researched, fact-checked, wrote, proofread, edited and delivered an article on a...
Researched, fact-checked, wrote, proofread, edited delivered an article. Designed in...
Researched, fact-checked, wrote, proofread, edited, delivered. Designed the layout/...
Photographed and designed a photo book. Edited, prepared for printing.

Skills (10)

Tested

Service Description

- Investigative reporting, longform, editorials;
- Educational and academic essays, podcasts and course material;
- Quantitative and qualitative research: analytical and interpretative content;
- Results-based planning and performance;
- Marketing materials, newsletters, press releases, presentations, speeches.

- Editing, proofreading, assessment, improvement;
- Creative contribution, content conceptualisation, brainstorming;
- Research, surveying, interviewing;
- Transcription of audio, interviews, minutes;
- Desktop publishing, layouts, design, configuration, formatting, visual appeal;

- Traditional media, new media, social networking, smart business tools.

- Strong journalistic ethic and knowledge of the current media landscape and trends;
- Proven ability to classify and break down complicated content and jargon into understandable stories;
- Providing coverage on hot topics and ongoing issues;
- Devising content and generating ideas for new features;
- Liaising with the press, industry contacts and various peer publications.

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Employment

Academic Knowledge
Researcher, writer
2009 - Present
Deveraux and Deloitte
Researcher, Writer, Creative Agent
2008 - Present
Full Cycle Investment Management
Associate
2011 - 2012
Social Enterprise for Canada
Marketing Assistant, Portfolio Practitioner
2009 - 2009
Elite Publishing Ltd
Editor, Contributor
2008 - 2009
UNESCO
Programme Assistant
2005 - 2008
UNDP
Project Assistant
2004 - 2005
University of Toronto
Research Assistant
2000 - 2004

Education

University of Toronto
Trends in Urban, Social and Economic Geography
2000 - 2004
Ryerson University
Visual Communications and New Media
2002 - 2003
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Keywords

reporting
essay writing
articles
marketing materials
presentations
podcasts
research
transcription
editing
desktop publishing
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