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Joe Yanarella | Elance
 
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Joe Yanarella

Award-winning editor, writer and manager
   United States
  |   Beacon, NY

Overview

I am a top-notch administrator, manager, editor and writer with more than 23 years experience and am now committing to the full-time freelance life. For the last 14 years I have overseen an editorial staff of nearly 50 on four consumer publications, one of which that has been repeatedly named to the Top 50 in the U.S.
I have plenty of experience supervising projects on all levels, including content editing, copy editing, proofreading, web research and a variety of writing assignments.
In addition to my full-time responsibilities, I have...

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Portfolio

This is a sample of a report I did for Commonhealth in which I handled all of the web...
Here is a full feature I wrote in which I followed Todd McFarlane around New York,...
Enclosed is a pharmaceutical report I did about cheap and free antibiotics that...
This is a letter of reference I received from an employer who I provided freelance...

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Service Description

Joe Yanarella has a B.A. in Communications with a focus on journalism from Fordham University.

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Employment

Commonhealth
Freelance copywriter/editor/researcher
2007 - Present
Wrote and edited 100+ consumer health articles on arthritis, cervical cancer, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, acute coronary syndrome, peripheral artery disease, birth control, cancer, anemia,...
Wizard Entertainment
Senior VP/Operations
2008 - 2009
Served as second-in-command to president of 75-employee content company of four monthly magazines, four conventions, two websites and online store. Supervised editorial, ad sales, conventions...
Wizard Entertainment
VP/Senior Managing Editor
2002 - 2008
Supervised staff of 45 design/editorial/research full-time employees and 100 freelance writers and established editorial vision for four monthly magazines and 4 million hits a month website....
Merck-Medco
Writer/Researcher
2000 - 2002
Wrote and edited 50+ consumer health articles on arthritis, cardiovascular care, digestive health, respiratory health, vaccines and women’s health. Spent extensive time researching consumer...
Fleer Corporation
Copywriter
1996 - 2002
I wrote text for over 5,000 card backs for the Fleer Corp. for MLB, NBA and NFL sets as a freelancer over a six-year period.
Wizard Entertainment
Senior Managing Editor
1995 - 2002
Established deadlines and brainstormed content for #1 consumer magazine in comics, named one of the Best 50 Magazines in the United States five times Established internship program, expanded...
CoverSTORY Magazine
Managing Editor
1992 - 1994
Served as managing editor for national weekly entertainment publication, supervising writers throughout North America and generating content ideas.
Hudson Valley News
City Editor/Managing Editor
1988 - 1992
Oversaw daily operations of 45-member staff for daily newspaper in Thomson chain.
Poughkeepsie Journal
Sportswriter
1986 - 1988
Cover local, high school and college sports for daily newspaper in the Gannett Chain.
The Evening News
Sportswriter
1985 - 1986
Cover local, high school and college sports for daily newspaper in Thomson chain
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Article writing
Report writing
website copy
editing and proofing
medical editing/writing
proofreader
ghostwriting
SEO content
blog writing
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