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Jodie (Tweed) Norquist | Elance
 
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Jodie (Tweed) Norquist

Experienced journalist with solid writing skills
   United States
  |   Pequot Lakes, MN
  |  8:08 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am a longtime newspaper reporter and regional health magazine editor who has the skills you need to write fresh, clean copy for your business or organization.

I have experience writing topics like education, healthcare, business, government, parenting and feature writing. I am versatile and can produce SEO heavy content, news releases, stories, blog posts or other content you need.

I have a personal writing style and am easy to work with. I have a strong Midwestern work ethic. If I say I'm going to deliver, I will deliver.

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Apr 4, 2013|Article Writing|$1,000|Completed
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Dec 7, 2012|E-books and Blogs|$75|Completed
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Portfolio

A health story about a Minnesota boy who is allergic to cold temperatures, cold...
http://brainerddispatch.com/news/2012-04-25/allergic-cold-temperatures
Young mother teaches courses on extreme couponing.
http://brainerddispatch.com/lifestyle/2011-10-07/couponing-steroids
Farmers' markets are bountiful and popular in the lakes area.
http://brainerddispatch.com/lifestyle/food/2011-08-26/there%E2%80%99s-no-placehomegrown
Mom loses 75 pounds on gluten-free diet.
http://brainerddispatch.com/news/2012-01-17/gluten-free-living
A Minnesota island is a summer lakehome for several goats.
http://brainerddispatch.com/news/20110724/goatsgooseberryisland
An accident turned into a blessing for this Minnesota family.
http://brainerddispatch.com/news/2011-10-27/toddler-struck-golf-club
A goodbye column written when I left my longtime news reporter position to become a...
http://brainerddispatch.com/node/17139

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Business Writing
Content Writing
English
English Speaking Test
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I spent 15 years as a newspaper reporter and as the newspaper's health magazine editor so I work well under pressure, thrive on deadlines and am a bit of a perfectionist. I want you to be happy with the work that I do.

I am proficient at generating all forms of content, including stories, blog posts, news releases, SEO heavy stories, social media updates and web content.

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Employment

Brainerd Dispatch
Staff Writer
1997 - 2011
For nearly 15 years, I worked as a staff writer for this weekly central Minnesota newspaper. Since April 2010 I also served as editor for HealthWatch, the newspaper's quarterly health magazine. I...
KLKS Radio
News Director/On-Air Talent/Copywriter
1996 - 1997
I served as news director and wrote advertising copy for this 100,000 watt radio station. I also worked as on-air talent.
Media Relations Inc.
Media Specialist
1995 - 1996
I specialized in radio, television and print publicity for regional and national clients of a Twin Cities public relations firm. I also wrote news releases and worked with reporters, producers and...

Education

St. Cloud State University
Mass Communications, Master's Degree
- 2005
Bemidji State University
Mass Communications, Bachelor's Degree
- 1995

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blogging
stories
journalist
health
reporter
news
quality
Minnesota
female
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