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Lara K. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 9, 2013

Lara K.

Writing and Editing Professional
   United States
  |   Arlington, TX
  |  3:59 am Local Time

Overview

Skilled communicator with experience in writing, editing and public relations.

I offer:

Superior attention to detail in proofreading and copy editing

Writing and editing articles, reports and marketing materials

Media relations, including press releases and briefing documents


Deadline oriented.

Experienced working with non-native English speakers and with technical topics.

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Sep 25, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$35|Completed
Sep 11, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$25|Completed
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Skills (7)

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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Resume Writing
Resume Writing Skills Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Public Relations
Public Relations Skill Test
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Speech Writing
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Service Description

Proof reading
Editing
Press releases and media kits
Resume writing

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Employment

Ferrovial Agroman (Bluebonnet Contractors)
Public Relations Manager
2010 - Present
Inform, educate and engage local and state elected officials and traveling public throughout stages of construction through presentations, media interviews, newsletters, website, and social media....
MedStar EMS
Public Information Officer
2009 - 2010
Developed and implemented short and long range communications and public relations programs to improve public opinion of the company. Created and distributed new bi-weekly electronic newsletter...
North Central Texas Council of Governments
Public Involvement Manager
2004 - 2009
Managed staff responsible for community outreach, media relations, publications and legislative activities. Informed and engaged the public by providing timely, accurate and pertinent information...
Centex Homes
Communications Coordinator
2000 - 2004
Assisted with development, production and distribution of communications tools promoting corporate orientation, recruiting and philanthropic programs. Assisted in planning and executing...
Explorer Newspaper
Reporter
1998 - 1999
Researched issues and relevant news topics. Developed trusted relationships with sources from local school board, town council, and other entities Wrote and edited accurate and pertinent articles...

Education

Wichita State University
Bachelor of Arts - Communication
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Keywords

proof reading
editing
press releases
resume writing
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