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Jose Ortiz | Elance
 
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Jose Ortiz

Professional Journalist and Copywriter
   United States
  |   East Orange, NJ

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I have been working as a journalist and professional writer of multiple genres for eight years. Since entering the field in 2006, I have had well over 2,000 articles published, both online and in print; including sports writing, hard news writing and feature stories.

In addition, I've excelled as a motivational writer for a quarterly business newsletter, as a copywriter and blogger for a marketing agency and as a bio and press release writer for individual clients. I am also an involved member of the American Medical Writers Association,...

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Portfolio

I wrote a landing page comparing short sales and foreclosures, and described why you...
I wrote about federal immigration laws, deportation defense, obtaining a green card and...

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Service Description

Article Writing: I can write many different types of articles, whether you need interviews, or just thorough research. My experience includes sports writing and reporting, hard news, health blogging and reporting, and feature stories.

Blogging: Whether you need daily, weekly, or flexible content, I can provide you with excellent and professional content on a consistent basis. I can blog on nearly any topic and produce quick content at high quantities and uncompromised quality.

Press Releases: I have worked in the newspaper industry for nearly a decade, and as such have written and read dozens of press releases. I can provide press releases on nearly any subject matter, given the necessary information.

Bios and Press Kits: Part of my experience includes working with musicians, Raqia and NiQ, constructing bios and press releases for the artists. I have shown an ability to generate publicity for upcoming artists who are in need of exposure.



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Employment

Next Level Web Strategies
Copywriter
2013 - Present
At my current position as a copywriter and blogger for a high-end marketing agency, I have gained valuable understanding of SEO strategies and content creation theory.
The Caldwell Progress
Freelance Writer
2012 - 2013
I covered high sports, wrote feature stories and took photos for the newspaper on a weekly basis.
The Jersey Journal
Freelance Writer
2011 - 2013
I worked as a freelance sports reporter on numerous assignments, which were subsequently posted on www.NJ.com, as well.
The Alternative Press
Freelance Writer
2011 - 2013
I worked as a freelance sports writer and photographer for the online publication.
Patch.com
Sports Editor and Freelancer
2009 - 2012
I was the first sports editor hired at Patch.com, when it was in its infancy, with just three towns. I covered all sports, took photos, self-edited and wrote hundreds of articles for the online...
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Sports Editor
2006 - 2008
I worked as and award-winning sports editor for this broadsheet. I covered 31 teams, edited press releases and the content of other writers, created my own coverage schedule, took and edited my own...

Education

Montclair State University
Bachelor of Arts
- 2006
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Sports Writing
Blogging
Health Writing
Health Blogging
Press Kits
Marketing
Medical Writing
Article Writers
Creative Writing
Journalism
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