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Libby W. | Elance
 
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Libby W.

Seasoned Editor and Writer with SEO Skills
   United States
  |   Florence, SC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Lively, concise, reader-friendly -- I can make your content sparkle and help drive visitors to your site with expert SEO application. Health, fitness, nutrition, food, travel, parenting and women's issues are my topic specialties. I hold a masters degree in creative writing and have more than two decades of experience as a journalist, writer and editor for online and print media. Deadline-driven and professional, I will deliver quality copy with a quick turnaround.

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Skills (10)

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Fitness Writing
Health Writing
Diet and Nutrition

Service Description

Whether you are aiming for a tone that is all business, authoritative, conversational, informational or just plain fun, I can tweak your content to reflect the voice you need.

As a long-time journalist, I am expert at creating newsletters and press releases that convey your most important points most effectively.

As an editor, I am skilled at tightening writing that rambles, correcting punctuation and grammar errors, and punching up word choice for content that hooks the reader. I am a master researcher and fact checker, as well, so you can rest assured that your content is concise and factual.

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Employment

EnVeritas
Editor/Writer
2012 - Present
I work on a running list of projects for this media company. Recent projects include editing and writing content for the websites of "Food & Wine" and "Travel & Leisure." For another project, I...
Demand Media
Copy Editor
2009 - Present
I fact check, rewrite, structure and line edit informational articles on the topics of health, parenting, fitness, food and travel. I generally complete 10 to 15 500-word articles daily.
Media General, Inc.
Features Editor/Writer
2000 - Present
As features editor, I fully developed all content for food, health, religion, lifestyles and arts & entertainment sections for this daily, mid-size paper serving the Eastern Carolinas. I continue...
Callisto Publishing
Writer
2013 - 2014
Company contracted me to develop a 30-day series of newsletters for people beginning a Paleo-style diet. These 300- to 600-word newsletters required careful research using only the choicest...
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Freelance Writer
2011 - 2012
I provided travel features for the AJC website as well as the newspaper Sunday sections.
American Gastroenterological Association
Freelance Writer
1994 - 2000
I was a contributing writer of medical features for the national magazine, "Digestive Health & Nutrition." During my time as a freelancer for the AGA, I contributed a dozen major features, sidebars...
Medical Life Publishers
Freelance Writer
1993 - 1998
I contributed patient features, physician profiles and spotlighted new medical services for hospital magazines and newsletters. This included major health care providers such as Duke University and...

Education

Queens University
Master of Fine Arts - Writing
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Editing
writing
journalism
health
fitness
travel
food
SEO
medical
nutrition
diet
Paleo
parenting
pregnancy
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