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Laurinda Keys | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 3, 2014

Laurinda Keys

   United States
  |   Glendale, CA

Overview

Editor/writer/reporter with broad international and U.S. experience in online, news agency, radio, magazine and newspaper formats.

Fast, meticulous, creative former foreign correspondent, magazine editor, and broadcaster has worked in 33 countries.

Key Skills:
• Accustomed to working independently and in team environments within local, national and international organizations
• Resourceful, creative and results-oriented professional with proven record of succeeding in difficult and sometimes dangerous circumstances
• High-level...

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Skills (10)

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Editing
Writing
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Broadcast Journalism
Online writing
Online editing
Hard News Reporting
Writing News Releases
Broadcast writing

Employment

Freelance
Editor/Writer Online, Print, Broadcast
2014 - Present
Book editing, editing news releases, rewriting promotional material, advising on graphics, layout.
Grace to You
Broadcast Copywriter, Editor of online material
2013 - 2014
Edited online texts, wrote broadcast copy, participated in program planning, did proofreading for this nonprofit broadcasting and publishing organization.
U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, India
Editor, SPAN magazine
2005 - 2011
February 2005-March 2011 Editor of online and print versions of SPAN, a 60-page, glossy, feature magazine, published in three languages by the U.S. State Department in India. Planned all content,...
The Associated Press
News Editor, South Asia
1999 - 2004
August 1999-October 2004 South Asia News Editor for The Associated Press, writing, editing, reporting, broadcasting, supervising, hiring, planning major event and feature coverage, organizing...
The Associated Press
Correspondent
1997 - 1999
May 1997-August 1999 Singapore correspondent for The AP, covering the Asian economic crisis, political turmoil in Malaysia, and breaking stories throughout Southeast Asia as a fireman reporter...
The Associated Press
News Editor, Germany and Poland
1994 - 1997
May 1994-May1997 News Editor for Germany and Poland for The AP, responsible for planning and reacting quickly to news events across Europe, supervising nine full-time correspondents, plus writing...
The Associated Press
News Editor for Scandinavia
1990 - 1994
August 1990-May 1994 Scandinavia News Editor for The AP. Supervised the 10-person Swedish-language service as well as correspondents in Norway, Finland and Denmark, covering Nordic and other...

Education

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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