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Mauri A. Rapp | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 19, 2013

Mauri A. Rapp

Allow me to craft your copy for you.
   United States
  |   Lehighton, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Professional and educational experience in journalism, public relations and copy writing. More than seven years working as a freelancer, which means I have to be motivated or I don't put food on the table. I know how to write clean, concise copy that makes an impact. Moreover, I'm highly organized, creative, and hard working.

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Chicago Manual of Style
New York Times Style
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Employment

Northeast Editing, Inc.
Off-site Copywriter
2009 - Present
- Off-site freelance copywriting for Northeast Editing, Inc. - Write book synopses and input title information for Cengage Learning "Books & Authors" project - Write test booklet essay copy...
Freelance Writer
Self-employed
2007 - Present
- Freelance correspondent, stringer or reporter for various publications in Eastern Pennsylvania - Have been published in northeast Pa. and Lehigh Valley regional publications including Happenings...
The Morning Call
Freelance Correspondent
2012 - 2013
- Report on municipal, school board and other community meetings - Cover a variety of topics, including features and news stories - Experienced in print and on-line, breaking news writing
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
Communications Intern
2012 - 2012
Worked with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce as a Communications Intern
PA Dept. of Community/Economic Development
Press Office Intern
2011 - 2011
Developed press releases and white papers for DCED announcements and proposals Researched and answered media questions related to DCED concerns Wrote agendas and layouts for DCED and Governor...
Keystone College
Assistant to Director of College Relations
2006 - 2007
- Wrote and proofread news releases for upcoming College and town-and-gown events - Planned and coordinated special events with facility and campus safety staff members. These events included:...
Tudor Bookshop & Cafe
Bookseller/Public Relations Coordinator
2004 - 2006
- Performed retail bookselling duties, including: special order entries, stocking and customer relations - Coordinated in-store events and author appearances - Designed and wrote monthly store...
Happenings Magazine
Editorial Intern
2005 - 2005
- Researched and wrote features on events in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, including: Susan G. Koman Foundation Race for the Cure, Warrior Run Heritage Days, Ballet Theatre of Scranton and...

Education

Keystone College
B.A.
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania
M.S.
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Master's degree
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copy writing
news reporting
environmental reporting
education reporting
book reviews
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