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Lin Lotus | Elance
 
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Lin Lotus

Bloomin' beautiful results.
   Australia
  |   Melbourne, Victoria
  |  3:21 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $60

*LIN IS CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE*

I'm a writer with more than 15 years' experience in journalism and communications work.

Check out my incredibly diverse portfolio of published press releases, LinkedIn profiles, articles, blogs, website content, corporate copy, colour profiles and more.

My style is clean, crisp and engaging. I make words sparkle - bringing your project alive in a unique way.

You will be assured of quality, attention to detail, flexibility and fantastic communication throughout your project - with results from the...

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Portfolio

A one-stop-shop portfolio with diverse samples of my published works.
A biography and speaker's kit I wrote for social media businesswoman the 'Web Celeb'.
A press release on the launch of a B2B new media online platform.
A press release I wrote for an online art gallery website.
A blog I wrote on short-term stays and holiday rentals.

Skills (5)

Tested
Press releases and article writing
Website content
English grammar; spelling and vocabulary
Editing and proofreading
Customer relations and service

Service Description

Lin 'Lotus' Fong is a professional wordsmith who loves what she does.

Since graduating with a BA in Journalism in Australia more than 15 years ago, she's worked continuously in newspapers, magazines, communications (corporate and not-for-profits) and public relations.

She's also an experienced sub-editor and proof-reader. She knows how to transform the mundane into gold, delivering to you exquisite copy every time.

What you can expect:

* Time spent on getting the brief right
* Quality results
* Delivery on or before deadline
* Ongoing communication
* Attention to detail
* Creative ideas.

Having previously lived in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Lin brings a truly global perspective to her work. While Australia is her home, she currently divides her time between there and overseas.







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Employment

Various projects
Freelance writer
2012 - 2014
The Herald Sun Home Magazine
Journalist
2010 - 2011
Regular contributor to Home Magazine, an interior design, architecture and homewares publication produced weekly by Melbourne's top-selling newspaper.
Transurban Group
Corporate communications specialist
2007 - 2010
Produced print, online and editorial material for this international toll road operator (based in Australia and the US). Also wrote an award-winning Sustainability Report for the company.
Essence of Life Magazine
Magazine writer
2005 - 2007
Regular contributor to this online health and well-being lifestyle magazine.
Royal District Nursing Service
Public relations & fundraising coordinator
2003 - 2005
Developed marketing material, media campaigns, website copy and funding submissions for this not-for-profit health organisation.
Victorian Education Department
Media relations & communications
1999 - 2002
Wrote press releases, speeches and communications strategies for the State Government's Education Department in Victoria, Australia.
The Age and Leader Newspapers
Sub-editor
1998 - 1999
Edited and proofread stories, and wrote headlines and photo captions for Melbourne metropolitan and local newspapers.
News reporting
Journalist
1994 - 1998
Reported for various News Limited community newspapers, Australia's most influential media publisher, and for international wire service AAP.

Education

University of South Australia
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
1991 - 1993

Keywords

Press releases
blogs
LinkedIn profiles
website copy
articles
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