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Barbara L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 21, 2015

Barbara L.

   United States
  |   North Berwick, ME

Overview

I left real estate to pursue journalism in 2001. I began as a beat reporter and worked my way up to editor of two weekly community newspapers.
In 2007, I opened Leech News Agency-PR. We offer a boutique of services that include: Press releases, web content-ghostwriting services, event and business promotion, copywriting for extensive business networks and company newsletters, and editing new website content. Other professional services include portfolio design, resumes and weekly PR company blogging and news Tweets. As a former Realtor, a...

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Blogging
Newspaper
Journalism
Magazines
Ap Style
Editorial
Publications
Storytelling
Social Media
Public Relations

Employment

JDS Communications
Senior Copywriter- Freelance
2014 - Present
Copywriter for extensive regional healthcare network crafting press releases, writing copy for company newsletters, ghostwriting and editing new website content.
Innovation Maine
Freelance Business Writer
2013 - Present
Write features on groundbreaking innovation within the Maine business community.
Business New Hampshire Magazine
Freelance writer
2011 - Present
Freelance writer for in-depth, comprehensive business stories and features.
Leech News Agency-PR
Owner
2007 - Present
Manage all aspects of marketing campaigns, website copywriter and ghost writing, event promotions, blogs and press releases with distribution to media outlets and personal follow-up. Manage all...
NH Union Leader
Freelance writer
2007 - Present
Began as a correspondent and upon moving to Maine became primarily a human interest feature writer for lifestyle, food, home and special sections.
Leech News Agency PR
Owner-
2007 - Present
PR for large regional and national companies, copywriter and freelance writer for NH Union Leader, Business NH Magazine, Innovation Maine Magazine and Around Town in New England Magazine.
Leech News Agency
Writer/PR/ghostwriter
2006 - Present
Press releases, branding, ghostwriting company blogs/web content, booking speaking engagements, event promotion and social media management. Current clients include several large real estate...
Seacoast Media Group
Editor
2003 - 2006
Editor-in-Chief of the Exeter News-Letter and the Rockingham News. Staff senior writer, editorial content, town/personal column.
Seacoast Media Group
Staff Reporter
2001 - 2004
Reporter covering Exeter, Stratham, Raymond, Kingston and the Sanborn Regional School Distict. Author of hard news, police reporting, politics, human interest features and court coverage.

Education

Northern Essex Community College
Associates
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