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Mary W. | Elance
 
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Mary W.

Editor
   United States
  |   Boston, MA

Overview

My whole life, I have found purpose in a word count and love in ink. Through high school and college I have been actively involved in all forms of writing and editing through both my position as editor-in-chief of the college newspaper and chief editor of my high schools creative writing magazine. There is nothing and nowhere I would rather be than safely tucked behind the pages of an unpublished work, wielding my red pen like a sword and helping to perfect someone's perfect bit of creativity. For more examples of my work please visit...

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Jul 27, 2015|Article Writing|$4,543|Working
Jul 23, 2015|Article Writing|$138|Completed
Jul 16, 2015|Article Writing|$140|Completed

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Portfolio

Covered an editorial board meeting with state the senate president. to discuss...
Conducted interviews with an international freelancer with local ties to highlight her...
Conducted interviews with an international freelancer with local ties to highlight her...
Conducted in-depth interviews with owners and customers of a local favorite grocery...
Conducted in-depth interviews with owners and customers of a local favorite grocery...

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Blogging
Creative Writing
Editing
Copy Editing
Hard News Reporting
Newspaper Design
Microsoft Office
Social Media
InDesign
Newspapers

Employment

The Patriot Ledger
Reporter
2015 - Present
+ Write 2 to 6 news stories per week for a daily publication with a readership spanning 15 towns of Boston's South Shore. + Pitch story ideas and field assignments from a team of editors. +...
The Huntington News
Editor in Chief
2014 - Present
+ Edit 20 to 30 stories per week for an in print and online publication with 5 sections. + Manage a team of sections editors, assistant editors and writers to come up with story ideas, create...
MSNBC
Booking Intern
2014 - 2014
+ Work closely with producers of day-side MSNBC news shows to coordinate guests + Find and book relevant guests for news segments + Greet and work with guests on set before and after each segment...
The Huntington News
City Editor
2013 - 2013
+ Edit stories in all sections of the newspaper + Use InDesign to create pages for print + Organize writers and photographers to gather material for a weekly publication + Communicate with...
John Connolly for Mayor
Campaign Intern
2013 - 2013
+Work with other interns to contact voters in the Greater Boston Area +Input data into online voter database to better reach interested voters
Citizen's Advocate
Freelance Reporter
2010 - 2013
+Wrote 2 -4 local, human interest stories per month for the weekly publication + Used written communication to connect to mass audiences + Interviewed and communicated with local council men, state...
Kumon Math and Reading Center
Tutor
2009 - 2010
+Worked with students on worksheets and practice quizzes to help public school students prepare for classes and exams in various math and English classes + Explained complicated concepts in...

Education

Northeastern University
B.A., Journalism. B.S., Political Science.
2012 - Present
Coppell High School
High School Diploma
2008 - 2012
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