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Joanne Lane | Elance
 
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Joanne Lane

Freelance photojournalist
   Australia
Brisbane

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am an established professional with more than 13 years experience writing for newspapers, magazines, books and online. I write on a number of topics including travel, social, humanitarian, developmental, NGO, sports and adventure topics. I have travelled widely in more than 35 countries and have a good understanding particularly of the Oceania, Asian and European continents. I also have experience as a news, non-fiction and technical editor. I am very good at meeting deadlines, have a flair for strong and colourful copy and look forward to...

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Service Description

I began work as a news reporter which has given me a good eye for a story and the ability to summarize the main facts quickly and concisely. However I have been a freelance features writer for many years and can also produce entertaining and informative copy. I also am very good at research and can navigate my way around the web, books and other research materials very effectively. I have also had to research for travel guides both physically on the ground, on the phone, the web, through brochures etc. I love writing and shaping words together into articles, books or websites.

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Employment

Ruba Guides
Freelance writer
2009 - Present
Writer of various travel guides
Global Issues in Context
Columnist - Australian news
2009 - Present
Monthly news column about issues in Australia
VIP Backpackers
Inhouse Journalist
2003 - Present
Inhouse journalist for newsletters, travel guides and online pages.
Backpackglobe
Inhouse journalist
2001 - Present
Content writer, editor and manager of all BGlobal websites including 7 titles such as www.backpackitaly.com, www.backpackspain.com and www.backpackfrance.com
International Living
Freelance editor
2009 - 2009
Editor of travel guides for "World's Best" - India, Indonesia, Australia
Fastcheck
Freelance writer
2009 - 2009
Travel guide writer
Ebicycles
Freelance writer
2009 - 2009
Series of articles on cycling for a website
Traveleguides
Freelance writer
2009 - 2009
Various jobs writing guides related to travel locations, festivals, ideas
Iexplore.co.uk
Freelance writer
2008 - 2008
Writer for Adventure guides featured online. Also wrote some short articles for them later last year.
JCS
Inhouse journalist
2007 - 2007
Inhouse journalist for NGO in Mongolia. Based in Ulaabaatar but traveled the country widely covering developmental projects.
Hunter Publishing
Guide writer
2006 - 2006
Guide writer for Adventure Guide to Sicily
Smarter Travel
Guide writer
2006 - 2006
Guide writer for Rome guide

Education

University of Queensland
Bachelor of Arts - double major Journalism
1993 - 1996

Keywords

Australian freelance photojournalist writer journalist editor news travel humanitarian social non-fiction editing editorial columnist books articles newspapers websites copywriter
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