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Megan Peterson Morrow | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 24, 2015

Megan Peterson Morrow

Creative, results-oriented writer and editor
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN
  |  11:06 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

Consistently ranked in the top 1% of Elance providers and skilled in writing and editing everything from news releases to newsletters, websites to articles, and marketing campaigns to speeches, I bring my diverse background of both corporate communications and nonprofit communications together to enliven your ideas and concepts.

With a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Northwestern University as well as a master's in English, I have a strong command of AP style, grammar, punctuation, word flow and usage and am very efficient, creative...

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Portfolio

News release written for Neal-Schuman Publishers
News release written for Neal-Schuman Publishers
Vendor bio for Midtown Globla Market
News release for Midtown Global Market
News release for Minneapolis Public Library
Media advisory for Minneapolis Public Library
News release for Elance client
Editing using tracked changes
Article written for Elance client
Article written for Elance client

Skills (15)

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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Marketing
Marketing Terminology Test
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Public Relations
Public Relations
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Public Relations Skill Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Article Writing
Article Writing
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Children's Writing
Copy Editing
English Proofreading
Feature Writing
Financial Writing
Poetry
Press Release Writing
Press Releases
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eBooks

Service Description

Currently the part-time director of marketing and communications for a local music ensemble, Megan's background includes managing the marketing and communications department for the Minneapolis Public Library as well as extensive marketing and communications experience in the financial services industry, with Wells Fargo in particular.

With an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Northwestern University as well as a master's in English, Megan is comfortable with everything from high-level business and financial writing to more creative marketing projects.

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Employment

Zeitgeist
Director, Marketing & Communications
2008 - Present
-Creates and manages all communications and marketing activities for St. Paul-based new music group, including website, print materials, news releases, communication plans, media relations,...
Minneapolis Public Library/Hennepin County Library
Manager, Marketing & Communications
2007 - 2008
-Created comprehensive media and public relations strategy development, implementation and management, including media training, news releases, crisis communications, reputation management...
Bremer Financial Services
Public Relations Consultant, Assistant Vice President
2004 - 2007
-Developed media strategy and campaigns, wrote newsletters, speeches, news releases, annual report, communication plans, articles, video scripts. Increased media coverage by more than 500 percent...
Wells Fargo
Media Relations Manager
2001 - 2004
-Wrote speeches, news releases, and bylines for banking stores and multiple business lines in 12 states -Coordinated and prepared Wells Fargo experts for media interviews; pitched stories and...
Wells Fargo
Marketing Product Manager
1999 - 2001
-Wrote and proofread content for brochures, letters, proposals, and project plans -Developed and wrote content for student loans website and Education Resource Center; served as project manager...
Southeast Technical Institute
Instructor
1998 - 2000
-Prepared lessons, created demonstrations, and evaluated student’s work -Tutored students individually in school’s Writing Center
South Dakota Governor's Camp for the Gifted
Director
1992 - 1998
-Developed summer programming, academic classes, team structure for 15th annual gifted program -Coordinated and directed 50 adult staff members and counselors -Coordinated yearly historical...
Publications International, Ltd.
Production Editor
1995 - 1997
-Writer/editor for series of greeting cards -Edited department manuscripts for grammar, punctuation, style and content -Assisted Managing Editor with schedules, assignments and data maintenance...

Education

University of South Dakota
Master's of English
1997 - 1998
Northwestern University
Bachelor's of Science: Journalism
1991 - 1995

Keywords

writing
editing and proofreading
communications
marketing
creative
website writing
newsletter
article
press release
yoga
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  • 12 months
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Identity
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Member Since
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