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Julie Barnes | Elance
 
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Julie Barnes

Freelance writer, editor and photographer
   Canada
  |   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  |  11:04 am Local Time

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Overview

My freelance writing experience, combined with my previous work as an account executive and writer at a communications agency, provide me with the necessary skills to effectively strategize, research, collaborate, write and edit content for a variety of fields and industries.

Iíve earned a bachelor of business administration and a certificate in media communications. I am currently working towards a certificate in applied social media for business on a part-time basis.

I have written and edited content for clients in a variety of...

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Portfolio

This is a hotel review I wrote for The Ottawa Citizen. See website link below for ease...
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=7566edb3-05d2-4c35-987c-e9643aabc1b6
I managed a day-long photoshoot to compile several photos to be used in future...
Attached is an article about patient safety I completed for the Saskatchewan Surgical...
http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/s3-jan-2012
I wrote and edited the content for my client's employee newsletter. It's their way of...
This is an example of my published work - an article about walkability published in The...
I wrote and edited content for this annual report and collaborated with a graphic...
http://www.safesask.com/html/about_us/annual_report/index.cfm
I wrote and edited the attached media release on behalf of my former client, Safe...
http://www.safesask.com/images/file/Media%20Release%20-%20Charter%202012(1).pdf
My client, Global Neighbors, was looking to create a fundraising video. I conducted...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXl5v5P1kJQ&feature=youtu.be

Skills (7)

Tested
Business Writing Skills Certification
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Editing - Canadian Press

Service Description

My writing and editing services include:

-Blogging
-Website content
-News releases
-Media advisories
-Internal and external e-newsletters
-Video storyboarding and scripting
-Annual reports
-Letters and correspondence
-Proposals
-Interviews (preparing questions, conducting interviews, transcribing and editing for clarity)
-Articles on a wide range of subjects (I have experience writing about health care, natural resources, workplace safety and injury prevention, social media, insurance, interior design and decor, real estate, construction, economic development and fundraising).

Please see my portfolio for samples of my work.

I'm also happy to supply photography as necessary. I've completed a week-long intensive course in digital photography at Kenderdine Campus at Emma Lake, Saskatchewan. I own a Canon Rebel XS SLR, a 55mm lens and a 300mm lens.

Please see my photography portfolio for samples.

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Employment

Gryphon Communications
Account Executive
2011 - 2013
ē Strategized, recommended and created content for websites, blogs, presentations, newsletters, media releases, fundraising videos and annual reports for a variety of clients in both public and...

Education

Algonquin College
Certificate in social media
2011 - 2013
Algonquin College
Media communications certificate
2007 - 2009
Acadia University
Bachelor of business administration
2000 - 2004
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writing
editing
Canadian Press
Associated Press
social media
blogging
photography
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SEO
marketing
communications
travel
real estate
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