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Jacenta Cobb | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 29, 2012

Jacenta Cobb

I enjoy writing and look forward to freelancing.
   United States
  |   Covington, GA
  |  1:42 pm Local Time

Overview

My entire professional career has been centered around my ability to be an effective communicator. For three years I wrote scripts for a local TV news station in a top 50 Designated Market Area. About 50% of my responsibilities entailed writing conversational copy for the on-air anchors. Essentially, I would review a wire copy or news article and capture the most significant details then challenge myself to rewrite the story in a simpler, more concise format. I also operated as a copy editor--proofreading for grammar, punctuation, and...

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WGHP Fox 8
Associate Producer/ Show Producer
2008 - 2011
-Wrote conversational scripts for anchors that comply with the Associated Press writing style. -Researched various sources, including online sites and news outlets to verify facts or otherwise...
Startel Wireless
Sales Associate
2005 - 2008
-Addressed general customer service related responsibilities in a retail store environment
KTAL-TV Newschannel 6
On-air Reporter
2004 - 2005
-Evaluated news leads and tips in addition to receiving assignments to develop story ideas. -Gathered and verified factual information regarding story topic utilizing interview and research...
The Red & Black
Staff Writer
2002 - 2003
-Conducted research on various topics that impact the local and national community. -Scheduled interviews with relevant sources and compiled information into concise, effective stories. -Published...

Education

University of Georgia
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in Broadcast News
2000 - 2004
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