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Michelle T. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 20, 2014

Michelle T.

The write stuff: Writer, editor, journalist
   United States
  |   Irvine, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

In a world where good writers are a dime a dozen, I'd say I'm worth at least a quarter. My name is Michelle and I am a seasoned writer who knows how to deliver pithy and powerful messages that pop.

Aside from writing and editing, I'm also a seasoned journalist working for a major daily newspaper, and so I have researching and reporting chops too. And if you're looking for someone who can promote your company through social media and other online forums, I'm you're gal.

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Portfolio

This is a feature on Australia's burgeoning oil and gas industry, and the challenges it...
This feature on master limited partnerships helps readers understand the complex world...
This technical piece details changes to federal regulations and how they will affect...
This is an example of an investigative piece that exposes the amount of money the City...

Skills (10)

Tested
Technical Writing
Journalism
SEO
Editing
Oil and gas reporting
political reporting
web content writing
midstream
finance
crime writing

Service Description

From editing and writing to brand promotion and social media, I offer it all. I'm a versatile writer who's progressing with the times and who knows how to help companies thrive through the written word.

Most recently, I specialized in oil and gas reporting for Midstream Business, a Houston-based industry magazine, where I earned numerous awards on local, state and national levels. Previously, I worked as a political journalist for a major Canadian newspaper.

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Employment

Edmonton Sun
Political journalist
2008 - Present
City hall bureau chief for the Edmonton Sun. I report on civic politics for print, online, and our sister station Sun TV. I am also actively engaged in social media.
Cowichan News Leader
Journalist
2006 - 2008
I worked as an education and political reporter for this bi-weekly paper on Vancouver Island. Aside from writing, I also edited, shot photos, and laid out pages.

Education

Ryerson University
Journalism
2001 - 2005

Keywords

Editing
writing
copy editing
proofreading
social media
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