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Melanie H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 19, 2016

Melanie H.

Expert at creative content writing
   United States
  |   Plano, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Expert at writing and adapting content for a variety of audiences and platforms. Experienced in both nonprofit and corporate worlds. Strong skills in feature writing, news releases, web content, social media, emails and blogs. Intermediate in Adobe Creative Suite. Extensive experience in education, technology and health-focused writing.

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Jun 15, 2015|E-books and Blogs|$45|Completed
May 24, 2015|E-books and Blogs|$350|Completed
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May 11, 2015|Web Content|$175|Completed
May 4, 2015|Web Content|$45|Working

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Employment

Freeman Leonard (World Ventures)
Proofreader/copywriter (contract)
2015 - 2015
-Proofreading travel emails, magazine stories, blogs and other marketing collateral for DreamTrips and the WorldVentures Foundation. -Creating and updating short copy for DreamTrips web and app...
Ivie and Associates
Copywriter (client contract)
2014 - 2015
- Worked onsite with large retail client to aid company in creating and editing copy - Formatted copy in InDesign using style sheets, layers, tracking etc. - Collaborating with designers,...
Collin College
Public Relations Associate
2012 - 2014
-Wrote feature stories, press releases and blogs for various web/print publications - Served as project manager and liaison for clients - Began college’sformal social media program using Hootsuite...
JCPenney
Creative Advertising Copywriter (contract)
2012 - 2012
- Created online marketing copy - Worked with search engine optimization - Balanced multiple projects and adhered to legal requirements
Texas Tech University Office of Communications
Writing/Media Relations Graduate Assistant
2011 - 2012
- Produced more than 150 feature stories, releases, pitches and advisories for the TTU System - Translated research and academic content to copy relevant for averaged reader - Conducted interviews...
Texas Tech Student Disabilities Services
Tutor
2009 - 2011
- Tutored students with learning disabilities in all subjects - Advised students on course and degree program selection - Taught and reinforced study skills, time management and positive life skills
American Red Cross- Dallas-Forth Worth
Communications and Marketing Intern
2010 - 2010
- Produced social media, feature stories, press releases, research and videos - Interviewed disaster victims and volunteers
PBS (KTXT-TV)
Development and Marketing Intern
2009 - 2009
- Created news releases, graphics and promotions - Secured in­kind donations for pledge drive, trained volunteers and made TV appearance

Education

Texas Tech University
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies: Comm
2011 - 2012
Texas Tech University
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations
2007 - 2010
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