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Jake Thomas | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 14, 2014

Jake Thomas

   United States
  |   Portland, OR

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I've spent the better part of a decade writing for small newspapers, fancy national publications and trade magazines. I've also done work in public relations, helping clients get press coverage. I also have experience in SEO.

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Skills (10)

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Magazines
Journalism
Editorial
Social Media
Breaking News
Blogging
Nonprofits
Interviews
Copywriting
Publications

Employment

Jake Thomas Public Relations
President
2013 - Present
I've gotten placements in local papers for people making music and films.
Legal Eagle Research and Consulting
Researcher
2013 - Present
I work as a subcontractor for a legal wire service accessed by news outlets, such as Thompson Reuters.
Street Roots
Reporter
2011 - Present
I'm a reporter for a nonprofit newspaper. I cover housing, government and much more. I conducted a series of interviews with candidates for mayor and City Council.
Resource Recycling, Inc.
Senior writer
2010 - 2013
I wrote for a business publication covering the recycling industry.
The Portland Observer
Reporter
2008 - 2011
I was a general assignment reporter. I did it all. I did breaking news, features, investigations, political news, neighborhood news and more.
The Portland Observer
Web editor
2009 - 2010
Managing the day-to-day operations of www.portlandobserver.com, blogging, using social media to attract new readers.

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S.
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Lewis and Clark College
B.A.
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