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Laura H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 17, 2015

Laura H.

Experienced writer, editor, content creator
   United States
  |   Houston, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Highly versitle writer, editor, and researcher with a background in journalism. I have a knack for presenting content in a clear and compelling manner. Specialities include business and feature writing, blog posts, social media, reports, press release writing, and general content development and editing.

I am a trained journalist who has spent the past six years in the editorial department of a major corporation that specializes in business data analytics.

Previously, I was an award-winning city government, general news, and features...

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Portfolio

This is an example of an industry report I researched, wrote and edited for Dun &...
Regular contributor to Bizmology, a business insights blog. I researched, wrote and...
I interviewed a chief executive and wrote a long-form blog post profile.
Researched and wrote a trend piece on the best practices to achieve employee engagement
I personalized an industry trend -- wind power. I wrote about my home town in Texas and...

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Service Description

Copy Writing
I have experience writing all sorts of content ranging from press releases, news articles, industry and business reports, feature profiles, blog posts, technical manuals, and more.

Editing
With more than 14 years of experience, I am an excellent writer and self-editor. Skilled at AP style.

Blog post writing
As a regular contributor to Bizmoloy, a business insights blog, I wrote numerous blog posts about business news, trends, and b2b topics. I also have experience writing long-form, and more personal/entertaining blog posts.



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Employment

Dun & Bradstreet
Industry Editor
2012 - 2014
Click to edit position descriptionFirst Research, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, is the leading provider of industry intelligence for sales and marketing professionals. As an industry editor I...
Dun Bradstreet
Hoover's Company Editor
2008 - 2012
Click to edit position descriptionWrote and researched business profiles on companies in the banking, construction, and real estate industry. Maintained the Hooverís online database, which includes...
Cox Media Group
Staff Writer
2007 - 2008
Covered city government and politics in West Lake Hills and Rollingwood, Texas. Wrote a variety of feature profiles on the people, businesses and places of the Westlake area. Also was responsible...
The Bryan-College Station Eagle
Staff Reporter
2000 - 2007
Covered a variety of issues including local government, crime, immigration, higher education, courts, features, and business

Education

Texas Tech University
bachelor's of science in journalism
1996 - 2000
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blogging
press release
content
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social media
articles
reports
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