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Mark Halsall | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 28, 2012

Mark Halsall

Accomplished Writer/Editor
   Canada
  |   Winnipeg, Manitoba

Overview

Beware of pretenders! For 25 years, I've made my living as a professional blogger, newspaper/magazine writer and television and film producer so I know a thing or two about what constitutes great writing. If you want compelling copy that gets your message noticed -- be it by the media, prospective clients or viewers in the increasingly congested cyperspace -- and you want it done fast, I'm your writer.

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Skills (3)

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Online Writing
Content Writing
Business Writing

Service Description

Freelance experience:

Currently freelance writing/editing for a variety of publications and public relations clients.

Web experience:

Former Managing Editor for an Internet-based research, communications and public relations company that specialized in educating people about the financial markets and helping companies in the resources, healthcare and new technology sectors tell their unique success stories. Responsible for researching, writing and editing blogs, articles, interviews, reports, web page content, presentations and video scripts. Fully versed in social media and SEO techniques.

Print experience:

Worked as Reporter/Columnist/Editor for numerous print publications, including daily newspapers in Vancouver, Canada.

Television experience:

Former News Producer for CBC Television in Winnipeg and Vancouver, Canada.
Also, former National Assignment Editor for the Aboriginal People's Television Network in Winnipeg, Canada.

Film experience:

Visual Effects Producer for Frantic Films in Winnipeg, Canada.

Some projects I've worked on have won notable awards, including a half-hour television documentary that won an Gemini Award best sports story in Canada and a Hollywood blockbuster film nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

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Education

Vancouver Community College
Journalism
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Simon Fraser University
Bachelor of Arts
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Keywords

Writing
Blogging
Editing
Copywriting
Press Releases
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