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Liz Martens | Elance
 
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Liz Martens

Experienced writer, journalist and proofreader
   United Kingdom
  |   bristol, avon
  |  8:54 am Local Time

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Overview

After completing my MA in Multi Media Journalism I started my career as a runner and researcher at the BBC in London. I then quickly worked my way up the ranks and became Editor of a publication focussed on Intellectual Property Law. Since then I have also worked in technology and financial reporting. I have worked all over the world on various writing assignments and have been employed by Reed Publications in Sydney as a travel journalist. My last full time role before switching to freelancing was as PR and Marketing Manager for a...

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http://www.lotusbelle.co.uk

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I can offer second to none writing and journalism skills. Having been professionally trained and spending the last several years refining those skills, I can produce clean, stimulating copy for almost anything I set my mind to. I am a proven quick and thorough researcher and pride myself on totally unique copy, a skill taught to me by my first editor. As an editor myself, I have excellent proofing skills and able to work to any house style provided. I have spent a large portion of my career writing web copy and understand the special requirements web copy demands.

My special areas of interest are diverse, yet thoroughly understood by myself. These include, innovative technologies, anti-counterfeiting technologies and measures, Intellectual Property Law, parenting, travel, literature, aquaculture and horticulture, and herbs for medicinal use. Of course, I have written on a wide array of subjects in the past, and am able to turn my hand to almost any area required, I have recently been employed as web copy writer for a company that produces luxury camping equipment, or 'glamping'.

I also have extensive experience in writing press releases and marketing materials. I have included a sample press release in my portfolio. Having worked as a journalist and a marketing manager, I full understand the requirements for media releases and the information that needs to be included.

I am new to elance as now my youngest child is in education I have more time on my hands in which to...

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Education

Roehampton Institute (University of Surrey)
English Literature
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Bournemouth University
MA Multi Media Journalism
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