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Lisa Barry | Elance
 
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Lisa Barry

Professional writer and editor
   United States

Overview

I am a professional journalist, content writer, and editor backed by a BA in English from Kansas State University and nearly four years of professional experience.

My feature articles have been featured on CRN.com, WickedLocal.com, VeroNews.com, and MatadorNetwork.com along with several print newspapers in Massachusetts and Florida.

As a freelance professional, I understand my responsibility to my clients. Happy clients lead to positive reviews, referrals, and repeat work. I meet deadlines, keep open lines of communication, and work to...

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Feb 17, 2015|Web Content|$0|Working
Feb 9, 2015|Web Content|$38|Working
Feb 8, 2015|Creative Writing|$70|Completed
Jan 2, 2015|Newsletters|$753|Working

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Portfolio

Skills (10)

Tested
Content Writing
Business Writing
Speech Writing
WordPress
Editing
Technical Writing
English Grammar
Blogs
Article Writing
Article Writing
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Blogging

Service Description

Journalist:

With almost four years of professional journalism experience and a BA in English from Kansas State University, I provide high-quality article writing, article research, and editing services. I specialize in feature writing and travel articles, but my portfolio includes a variety of pieces in local government, crime, and science and technology beats. My work can be found on WickedLocal.com and it's affiliate newspapers, VeroNews.com and it's affiliate newspapers, CRN.com, and MatadorNetwork.com.

Content Writing:

Dozens of companies and organizations have benefited from my content writing and editing services to polish websites, strengthen blogs, improve marketing materials and ramp up SEO. If it involves stringing words together or fixing words that have already been strung, I can do it. The first step of any content writing project is always research, a step I take very seriously. Research includes personal interviews, and diving into a client's competitors, client base, and history. Research is not spending 30 minutes on Google to re-write content that is already out there. I meet deadlines, communicate with my clients, produce original and creative content, and only commit myself to jobs I am confident I can knock out of the park.

Editor:

All written content deserves an extra set of eyes to ensure the content is as good as it can possibly be. I serve my clients with various levels of editing services. Some clients hire me to proofread for spelling and...

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Employment

Vero News
Contributing Writer
2013 - Present
Contributing writer and reporter for print and online newspaper.
Community Advocate
Contributing Writer
2012 - Present
Contributing writer and reporter for online and print newspaper.
CRN
Associate Editor
2013 - 2013
Wicked Local
Contributing Writer
2012 - 2013
Contributing writer and reporter for wickedlocal.com and associated local newspapers across the eastern half of Massachusetts.
The Wish Project
Grant Writer
2011 - 2012
Grant writer and newsletter contributor

Education

Kansas State University
Secondary Major in International studies
2008 - 2011
Kansas State University
BA English creative writing
2008 - 2011

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Writing
Editing
Content Writing
Blogging
Product Descriptions
Journalism
Article Writing
Research
Feature Writing
Travel Writing
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