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Melanie Harmon | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 22, 2013

Melanie Harmon

Professional writer, extensive background
   United States
  |   Denver, CO

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am a freelance writer with previous experience working for executives. My writing samples run from the simple (staff bios, blog posts), to the grandiose (presidential speeches) and everything in between (television srcipts, press releases).

I am based in Denver and travel to Washington, D.C. frequently for various projects. Currently I am managing editor of an online news site and am ghostwriting two books.

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Portfolio

This is an "About" page I wrote for a real estate company's web site.
http://prestigeinvestgroup.com/about-us
Example of an article I wrote for the newsletter of a non-profit organization.
http://ij.org
This sample is a press release I wrote for a sports organization.
http://usfs.org
This is an op-ed I ghostwrote for a politician.
http://davidschultheis.com
An example of the many press releases I have written over the years.

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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

-Press Release writing
-Speechwriting
-Direct mail writing
-Writing pamphlets, literature, and newsletters
-Writing television and radio scripts
-Writing articles for magazines and online publications
-Website content and copywriting
-White paper writing
-Newsletters
-Blog posts
-Staff bios



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Employment

Self
Freelance Writer
2008 - 2011
Write and edit speeches, press releases, newsletters, web content, and other documents for various organizations. Advise on public relations campaigns and marketing efforts. Clients include:...
The White House
Senior Presidential Writer
2007 - 2008
Wrote messages, proclamations, and remarks on behalf of President George W. Bush. Drafted correspondence for President George W. Bush to world leaders, entertainers, and official guests.
Colorado General Assembly
Press aide and writer
2003 - 2006
Wrote press releases, speeches, talking points, and letters, policy research and advisory, and research. Organized press conferences and correspondence with media.

Education

George Mason University
Master of Arts
2010 - 2011
University of Denver
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; and Bachelor of Arts, Public Policy
2002 - 2006

Keywords

writing
press releases
newsletters
web content
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