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Mary Gorry | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 20, 2014

Mary Gorry

professional newspaper reporter and expert blogger
   United States
  |   Freeport, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I was a reporter for a weekly newspaper for 9 years. In college, where I majored in communications and media studies, I spent all four years on the editorial board of our student newspaper. I am also currently the author of three blogs - one on genealogy, one on sports from a woman's perspective, and one on television.

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Portfolio

News story about how people and groups around Long Island continued to provide recovery...
News story about a local man who built a garden to provide fresh fruits and vegetables...
Newspaper story about a teen hospital volunteer who helped his friends survive a bear...
News story about community partnership to train people as home health aides.

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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

With almost 14 years of experience as a newspaper reporter and editor, I can write a professional, engaging news or feature article for a magazine or newspaper, or news website. I can also provide editorial services, such as proofreading and copyediting for an article or website. With five years of experience as a blogger, I can also write or edit a post or posts for your blog - I write about genealogy, sports, and the media, but am not limited to those topics.

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Employment

The Long Island Catholic newspaper
reporter
2003 - 2012
2009 first-place winner of the Pontifical Society for the Propagation of the Faith┐s Archbishop Edward T. O┐Meara Award for a series of articles (July-Nov 2008) on the missionary work of Catholics...

Education

The Catholic University of America
Bachelors of Arts, communications / media studies
- 2001
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blogger
blogging
news
writing
journalism
newspaper
copy editing
proofreading
editorial
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