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Iris Dorbian | Elance
 
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Iris Dorbian

Talented Journalist/Editor/Author/Webinar Producer
   United States

Overview

I have 15 years experience as a journalist and editor. I'm also a published author, creative nonfiction writer and webinar producer with a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. I have authored literally dozens of articles in the following areas: business (marketing/advertising/media), arts and culture, lifestyle/health and politics.

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Feb 1, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$164|Completed
Sep 20, 2012|Technical Writing|$219|Completed
Apr 20, 2012|E-books and Blogs|$1,315|Completed
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Apr 6, 2012|Press Releases|$1,280|Completed

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Portfolio

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http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424127887324063304578523783553197610-lMyQjAxMTAzMDEwOTExNDkyWj.html
Article for Stage Directions, a b2b monthly, on the pros and cons of freelance directing
Article for Touchpoint Media's client, Bank of America's small business community site,...
Article for min's b2b (weekly newsletter that focuses on the business side of b2b...

Skills (10)

Tested
Business Writing
Creative Writing
English
English Proofreading
English Spelling
WordPress
Computer Skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Event Planning
Social Media Marketing

Employment

Thomson Reuters peHUB
Stringer
2013 - Present
Writing news briefs for Thomson Reuters' peHUB, a blog/newswire that covers private equity and venture capital. Topics include buyouts, M&As, fundraising and new VC deals.
Touchpoint Media
Freelance Business Writer/Contributor
2011 - Present
• Writing and editing articles on marketing topics for custom publisher’s blue chip clients that include Pitney Bowes and Bank of America. Topics include Know Your Demo for Small Business...
Miscellaneous
Freelance Writer/Editor
2010 - Present
• Has written articles and news briefs for the following publications: Thomson Reuters peHUB, Wall Street Journal, Playbill, Mediapost (OMMA magazine), Backstage, Live Design, DMNews, New York...
Global Finance Magazine
Webinar Producer/Consultant
2011 - 2011
• Launched Global Finance magazine’s inaugural paid webinar series; researched and selected topic (Leveraging Social Media to Improve Financial Services Marketing); wrote promotional copy; prepped...
Access Intelligence
Group Editor of the PR/Media Group
2007 - 2010
• Involved in all editorial aspects for min’s special issues, which covers award-winning magazine advertising campaigns for both consumer and b2b publications; authored weekly Eye on Advertising...
Stage Directions
Editor-in-Chief
1999 - 2007
• Was involved in all editorial aspects for Stage Directions, a national theater trade monthly, which included creating the editorial calendar, assigning articles to writers, finding qualified...
Newsweek
Press Release/Special Projects Writer
1997 - 1998
• Wrote press releases and award nomination letters for Newsweek’s communications department; interacted with acclaimed correspondents and columnists

Education

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Master's of Science
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