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Kathryn Schenk | Elance
 
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Kathryn Schenk

Kathryn Schenk - Words of Every Size and Shape
   South Africa
  |   Parkview, Gauteng
  |  10:03 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $75

With a love of storytelling and communication propelling me, I spend my days creating and perfecting the written word for a clientele that spans the globe.

I delight in my work, and my clients do too.

-- “Katie is the consummate professional and an amazing writer. Her writing is fresh, engaging and compelling. Regardless of the project, you won't be sorry you hired her. THE BEST writer on Elance.”

-- “It's great working with this freelancer! She's extremely responsive and accountable and never misses a deadline. Highly recommend working...

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Portfolio

Newspaper image for the published story "Street Angel"
Published in the South African Sunday Times, review section on 17 June 2012.
Published in the South African Sunday Times, review section on 20 May 2012.
Published in the South African Times on 4 June 2012
http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2012/06/04/steyned-socks-the-knock-on-effect
Image corresponding with the Rave Run Delta Park article.
Rave Run Delta Park written for Runner's World Magazine. Published in August 2012....
Rave Run Delta Park written for Runner's World Magazine. Published in August 2012....
Hotel Description for Vaamika Island Hotel. Written for White Sky Hotels and Resorts...
http://www.whitesky.in/exclusive-leisure-boutique-hotels-india-vaamika-island-kochi.html
Images for Ackermans catalogue requiring decor copy. Please see the word doc in this...
Item descriptions / decor copy for Ackermans. Please see the pdf in this portfolio...
Now Fix This Part of My Life. Trend Observation written for Flux Trends. Divided as...
http://fluxtrends.co.za/now-fix-this-part-of-my-life/
Watch Me (When You Want Me). Trend Observation written for Flux Trends. Divided as...
http://fluxtrends.co.za/watch-me-when-you-want-me/
Corporate video script compiled for a client based on their corporate materials. Also...
30 second commercial script compiled for a client based on their corporate materials....
Review of live performance written for The Times.
Blog written for a retainer client, based on current events in Ghana. More work can be...
http://ghlocal.com/2012/11/30/money-and-promises-just-your-average-campaign/
Editorial article drafted for The Times.
Editorial article drafted for The Times.
Blog written for a retainer client, based on current events in Ghana. More work can be...
http://ghlocal.com/2012/12/14/the-election-is-over-time-for-football/
Blog written for a retainer client, based on current events in Ghana. More work can be...
http://ghlocal.com/2012/10/08/the-future-is-now/
A humorous article about expats in South Africa,
The Zen of Saying No. Blog Post written for Rethink Retreats. To see more of this...
http://www.blog.rethinkretreats.com/zen-of-saying-no/
Grow Your Business Exponentially. Blog Post written for Rethink Retreats. To see more...
http://www.blog.rethinkretreats.com/marie-forleo-grow-your-business-exponentially/
2 Minute Yoga on the Escalators. Blog Post written for Rethink Retreats. To see more...
http://www.blog.rethinkretreats.com/2-minute-yoga-on-the-escalators/
5 Surprising Foods for Stamina at the Office. Blog Post written for Rethink Retreats....
http://www.blog.rethinkretreats.com/foods-for-stamina/

Skills (10)

Tested
Editorial Article Writing
Commercial Script Writing
Recipe Writing
Website Copy Writing & Editing
Article Writing
Corporate Video Scripting
Travel Writing

Service Description

Blog posts
Website articles
Editorial articles
Web copy and editing
Corporate videos
Commercial scripts
Travel writing
Recipe development and food writing
Social media writing, scheduling and direction
Wordpress and blog management
Email and newsletter marketing
American and UK English
Plenty of smiles and laughs

Every writer brings a unique style to the table: I strive to convey information in clear terms by the cunning use of colourful language, rather than fluffy fillers. As an American expat currently living in South Africa, my experiences allow me to infuse a global perspective into micro-environments while my appreciation for diverse cultures drives me to create content that appeals to everyone.

I’m not happy until your job becomes the words you always wanted.

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Employment

Full Time Freelance Writing
Self Employed
2012 - Present
Shine Creative Services
Stills Producer
2010 - 2012
Part Time Freelance Writing
Undercover Writing
2005 - 2012
Glamour Mechanics
The Grease
2006 - 2010

Education

University of the Witswatersrand
Study towards Masters in Forced Migration
2006 - 2006
Kent State University
Bachelor of Arts
2000 - 2002
Lakeland Community College
Associate of Arts
1998 - 2000
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web copy
web editing
blog posts
blogging
editorial articles
commercial scripts
travel writing
article writing
social media
SEO
Recipe development
food writing
Social media
Wordpress
newsletter marketing
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