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Judith H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 24, 2013

Judith H.

Award-winning writer with 30+ years of experience
   United States
  |   Muscle Shoals, AL

Overview

I am a seasoned communications professional with a degree in journalism and 30+ years of experience. I recently retired from my job in corporate communications to pursue a freelance/writing consulting career.

Enthusiasm, creativity, dependability and out-of-the-box thinking are my strengths. Throughout my career I have written on a vast array of topics and my client list is diverse (travel, health care, entertainment, etc.). Because I spent 15 years of my career as the marketing/communications director for a large hospital system I am...

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Skills (3)

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Resume Writing
Web content
Speech writing

Service Description

Objective: To put my professional writing skills and communications experience to work for a progressive team.

December 2000 - December 2011: Employed as Regional Communications Manager for International Paper Company. Reported to corporate communications in global headquarters and provided on-site support to two southern facilities. Produced daily newsletters and facilitated communications to support numerous corporate and plant initiatives including labor relations, environmental stewardship, safety excellence, customer satisfaction, community relations and employee engagement. Consistently rated “superior performer” on yearly evaluations conducted by corporate office. Recently completed communications “Black Belt Training” and received “2011 Best In Class Award” from IP Global Communications Team.

September 2007 – Present: Own and operate a freelance writing/consulting business. Recently retired from corporate communications job in order to expand client base and pursue full-time freelance writing/consulting career.

May 1985 – December 2000: Employed as director of marketing and communications for Coffee Health Group, a four-hospital health system with 3000 employees. Reported directly to the CEO and coordinated all aspects of communications including newsletters, brochures, media relations, advertising, physician relations, patient education and event coordination. Conducted frequent training sessions for physicians and employees on the topics of leadership,...

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Education

University of North Alabama
Journalism - BA
1974 - 1978

Keywords

article writing
copy writing
web content writing
media relations
news releases
resumes
proofreading
creative writing
health care writing
editing
public relations
blogging
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