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Jonathan V. | Elance
 
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Jonathan V.

Writer, blogger, editor, all around media guy
   Indonesia
Jakarta

Overview

An American living and working as a journalist abroad. Currently living in sunny Jakarta, Indonesia where I write about politics, the economy, human rights and environmental issues. I'm driven, deadline-oriented and a native English speaker with nearly a decade of working in the media.

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Skills (10)

Tested
Photojournalism
Digital Video
Audio Reporting
Narrative Journalism
Breaking News
Blogging
Digital Journalism
Investigative Reporting
Court Reporting
Copy Editing

Service Description

I can handle corporate profiles, blogging, social media engagement, editing, copywriting and transcription. I meet deadlines, respond well to requests to edit and can provide an overall bullshit free experience.

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Employment

BeritaSatu English
Associate Producer
2014 - Present
• Responsible for reporting, shooting and editing video news packages • Work alongside a small team to produce an hour-long weeknight news show • Write scripts, factcheck, record voiceovers, work...
The Jakarta Globe
News Editor: Web Desk
2013 - 2014
• Report, edit and factcheck breaking news for the Jakarta Globe's website • Manage a small staff of dedicated reporters and online editors • Develop new digital strategies for news coverage,...
The Jakarta Globe
Web Editor
2012 - 2013
• Lead a team of local reporters covering national news from a desk in the capital • Write news features investigating reoccurring issues in modern Indonesia • Edit stories, adding context and...
The Jakarta Globe
Intern: Copy Desk
2011 - 2011
• Edit stories written by non-native English speakers for grammar, content and style • Write concise headlines for the print edition of the Jakarta Globe
South Jersey Magazine
Contributor
2009 - 2011
• Write regular in-depth features for a regional news magazine • Cover the impact of the US recession, immigration reform and political corruption
Gloucester County Times
Crime, Courts and Transportation Reporter
2007 - 2009
• Cover crime in a large suburban county, focusing on violence in the drug trade • Report on inter-state transportation authorities, infrastructure and budgets
The Trentonian
General Assignment Reporter
2007 - 2007
• Cover crime and spot news for Trenton’s daily tabloid
Gloucester County Times
Municipal reporter
2006 - 2007
• Wrote daily news stories while crafting Sunday enterprise pieces • Covered local politics in rapidly developing towns
Journal Register Company
Stringer
2005 - 2006
• Wrote hyperlocal news stories about council meetings, festivals and fairs

Education

City University of New York
Master's
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Rowan University
Bachelor's
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corporate profiles
copy editing
transcription
blogging
social media
article writing
editing
news
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