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Matthew M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 21, 2014

Matthew M.

   United States
  |   brooklyn, NY

Overview

My background includes work as a public affairs writer on contracts with several U.S. government agencies, with experience writing speeches, white papers, news features, and stories for print magazines and the Web. This experience also includes consulting work for a couple of non-profit organizations in Washington, D.C. I've worked as a journalist on Capitol Hill and at the Pentagon, and I've covered two U.S. presidents. I began writing professionally at age 19 for a daily newspaper in Vermont. Since then, I have traveled throughout the...

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Blogging
Content Development
Policy
Editing
PowerPoint
Facebook
Reporting & Analysis
Newspapers
Social Media
Magazines

Employment

Medical Daily
Reporter
2013 - Present
Professional Services Vermont
Principal (Contract/Freelance Writer)
2011 - 2013
Freelance/contract writer.
Social Media Expert
Senior Consultant/Public Affairs Specialist II
2009 - 2011
Advised U.S. Army on social media (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Web metrics) ? Consulted for client on strategic communications/planning, social marketing ? Generated news and features for...
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Public Affairs Writer
2007 - 2009
? Interviewed senior U.S. Army officials, technology professionals ? Generated and wrote news and features for Army publications ? Media relations with national/international outlets
U.S. Medicine
Staff Correspondent
2003 - 2006
? Reported on U.S. Congress and the Pentagon ? Covered Scientific conferences
Missile Defense Agency
Editor, Public Affairs Specialist I
2000 - 2003
? Wrote news and features for Pentagon publications ? Assisted with legislative relations on Capitol Hill
Newport Daily Express
Writer/Editor
1995 - 1996
? Wrote front-page news articles, features for early morning deadlines ? Supported newspaper with photography

Education

American University
M.A
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Johnson State College
B.A
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Matthew M.