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Melanie Paradis | Elance
 
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Melanie Paradis

Expert Thought Leadership Ghost-Writer
   Canada
  |   Oshawa, Ontario
  |  3:41 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $110

With extensive experience in public relations and crisis communications ghost-writing, I deliver strong op-eds, by-line articles, and speeches for thought leaders, CEO's and politicians. I have published three op-eds in my own name in the Globe and Mail, and many more in various publications as a ghost-writer for a former Canadian Prime Minister, a former Premier, Ministers, a former Leader of the Opposition, Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce Presidents, financial industry and mining industry executives, and not-for-profit executives.

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Portfolio

This is an op-ed responding to the release of reports on the treatment of Aboriginal...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/experiments-on-aboriginals-fuel-a-new-hunger-for-honour/article13449826/
Op-ed about the evolution of Metis rights in the Supreme Court of Canada. I wrote this...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/for-the-mtis-justice-had-no-expiry-date/article9709088/
Another op-ed on the evolution of Aboriginal rights in the Supreme Court of Canada....
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/ottawa-should-embrace-the-mtis-decision/article7318875/

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Service Description

I offer fast turn around on high quality, publish-ready op-eds, by-line articles and speeches. I ask the right questions up front to get to the heart of the message to ensure clients get what they want the first time.

I have a strong grasp for writing about natural resource developments, Aboriginal communities, oil and gas, infrastructure development, environment, and northern/remote communities. I have also written on women's health issues for pharmaceuticals, fiscal issues, and extensively for political campaigns.

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Employment

Vale
Senior Communications Advisor
2014 - 2015
- Lead and implement complex national and global communications portfolios including: CEO communications, content/messaging, publications, digital assets, media strategy and relations, and general...
NATIONAL Public Relations
Manager of Public Affairs
2012 - 2014
During her time at the largest full-service communications and public relations firm in Canada, Ms. Paradis supported clients across industries to get their most important projects approved and...
Metis Nation of Ontario
Director of Lands, Resources and Consultations
2009 - 2012
In the role of Director of Lands, Resources and Consultations for the Métis Nation of Ontario, Melanie was responsible for determining the strategic direction of consultation activities relating to...

Education

University of Guelph
Masters of Science (MSc) in Rural Planning
2007 - 2009
Wilfrid Laurier University
Hons. BA in Political Science and Global Studies
2003 - 2007
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opinion
editorial
by-line
public relations
crisis
strategy
campaign
government
natural resources
legal
law
human rights
environment.
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