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Nicole Matthews | Elance
 
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Nicole Matthews

Writer, Proofreader, Social Media, PR
   United States
  |   PHOENIX, AZ
  |  12:51 am Local Time

Overview

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I grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, (think: "Witness") and graduated Cum Laude in 3.5 years from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications/Media. I began my career in Radio News Broadcasting and have been a No. 1-rated DJ Co-Host & Producer, a Reporter, an Anchor and a Copywriter in Harrisburg/Lancaster/York counties in PA.

I then moved across the country to Yuma, Arizona, where I was a Police Reporter for The Yuma Sun daily newspaper. My next move was to Las Vegas to be a News...

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These writing samples are news stories/web content I wrote for TV websites in Phoenix...

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Service Description

While at KSAZ-TV in Phoenix, I wrote web content, such as biographies and news stories, and KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. I also did HTML coding and created slideshows, polls and video.

I also updated news on social media sites, such as Twitter and Facebook.

I have written articles for print -- both features and hard news.

I am a skilled at getting people to open up to me when I interview them.

I am also a copywriter whose work has appeared on at least five radio stations.

Proofreading is a specialty of mine.

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Employment

KSAZ-TV in Phoenix
Web Producer
2010 - 2012
*Worked closely with News Producers and FOX Interactive Media to keep Website current with news and information fitting for the targeted demographic of the No. 1 rated TV News station in Phoenix.
KVVU-TV in Las Vegas
Web Producer/News Editor
2007 - 2010
*Wrote numerous Las Vegas stories that became national news when CNN.com linked to site. *Site rated No. 1 in Las Vegas TV news sites 7 out of 12 months.
The Yuma Sun
Staff Writer/Cops Reporter
2006 - 2007
*Stories incited numerous comments from readers and gained largest reporter fan base on Website. *Covered and reported on all breaking crime/disaster/accident news.

Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science in Communications/Media
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Manheim Township High School
Diploma - College Prep
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social media
public relations
ads
features
web producer
biographer
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