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Joseph T. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 9, 2009

Joseph T.

Experienced Writer and Editor at Your Service!
   United States
Redwood City

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

I am a seasoned proofreader and editor with five years of experience. I have been distinguished from peers by an outstanding eye for detail, creative flair, and resolute determination to maximize quality in fast-paced environments. I have been acknowledged for executing balanced judgment in critical projects, delivering on-time, high-quality work, and willingness to share expert technical knowledge with team members.

I am a high-performance, focused communicator and public speaker possessing advanced interpersonal management skills. I...

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Service Description

My name is Joe Thomas; I am a journalist who knows how to fight for life. Since I was one minute old I have had to fight for my life and continue to defy the odds. Born with a debilitating visual impairment it was a miracle I graduated high school, let alone college. Throughout my life I learned the importance of fighting for what I believe in. Throughout my life I have proved there is no such word as %u201Ccannot.%u201D During my career within the writing and editing industry I have held positions of increasing responsibility. Each position has enabled me to become a well rounded journalist who can succeed in various environments.

I am a recent graduate from Sonoma State University located 47 miles from the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. As an undergraduate scholar in their journalism program I was accepted into the Sonoma State Star newspaper where I learned the fundamentals of news reporting and covered political and campus functions. As a leader within my department I was promoted to the Editor of News after one semester. In this leadership role I was responsible for assigning stories, laying out my pages using InDesign, and editing articles for content and style. As a member of the Editorial Board I learned how to gather, select, and prioritize news stories based on newsworthiness.

Due to a conflict of interest with my employer at the time I became the Photography and Graphic Design editor in 2007 in which I was responsible for the overall layout of the...

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Education

Sonoma State University
Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies
2004 - 2009
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