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Megan J. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2015

Megan J.

No Time like a Deadline.
   United States
  |   Memphis, TN
  |  4:37 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

Whether it is print journalism, creative writing or simply a report- writing and research are my passions.
I have been a print journalist for the better part of a decade. My specialty is social issues and entertainment but I can efficiently and engagingly write on any topic given me. I know how to meet a timeline.

I have also written for the Scripps Howard association under the Commercial Appeal and the Teen Appeal. I wrote for the Daily Helmsman as well.

I also have retail experience which enables me to relate to people in a way that not...

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Portfolio

Piece about the development of five television characters for shadowlocked.com.
Article About the Upcoming Dodge Durango.
Article about the psychology of machismo.
http://www.dailyhelmsman.com/
Nina Katz relates tale of tragedy.
Fun description of life at the University of Memphis.
Timeline of world events during the brief life of a young man named Sheron Leavy. It...
Article about a high school senior named Sheron Leavy, he was murdered by the malice of...
A young man who owns two businesses.
Article about potters selling their art.
Dancers performing for charity.

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Service Description

I am adept at editing, article writing, research and brainstorming. I can take large volumes of information and dwindle it down or take sparse information and flesh it out without being redundant.
I have never missed a deadline.

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Employment

Sears
Customer Services Representative
2012 - 2013
Fast and friendly service. Assist customers with purchases, exchanges, refunds, layaways and payments. Averaged seven Sear MasterCard and Sears credit application per week. Credit leader nine out...
Self
Caregiver
2005 - 2011
Took care of relative with patience and dedication when she needed someone there at all times. Gave constant and nurturing care. Managed finances and kept her affairs in order. Made certain she was...
The Daily Helmsman
staff reporter
2005 - 2006
Report news in accurate and engaging manner/ won award for social issues reporting. Always met deadline Often formulated my article ideas but would delay them if assigned a topic. Work closely with...
The Commercial Appeal
columnist/blogger
2003 - 2004
One of four students from four local universities who related our first year college experiences. Also wrote a blog and had a segment on television.

Education

University of Memphis
Journalism- Bachelor of Arts
2003 - Present
Ridgeway High School
high school diploma
1999 - 2003
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timely
professional
experienced
collaborative
journalist
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