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Mike Hower | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 8, 2013

Mike Hower

   United States

Overview

I am an experienced writer, marketer, and professional communicator who believes that every business has its own unique story to tell and that properly conveying it is critical to continued success and growth. My background in journalism, public relations, government affairs, and marketing gives me a diverse perspective on media strategy to execute successful campaigns.

Writing is my specialty and I am skilled at crafting effective press releases, developing eye-catching marketing copy, authoring engaging blog posts, ghost writing for...

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Skills (6)

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Social Media Marketing
Event Marketing Strategy
Strategic Media Relations
Newsletter Production
Live Blogging
Corporate Blogging

Employment

Mike Hower Freelance
Freelance Writer & Communications Consultant
2013 - Present
My specialities include: Strategic Content Marketing Press Release Writing Byline Creation Social Media Campaigning Blogging Newsletter Production News Writing
Sustainable Life Media
Marketing & Media Relations Coordinator
2012 - 2012
I managed media and partner relationships for the Sustainable Brands Conference, monitoring traffic via Google Analytics and ensuring timely execution of deliverables. I also contributed content...
WorldTeach
Volunteer English Teacher
2011 - 2011
I spent a year living and teaching English in a poor neighborhood of Bogot
Schwartz MSL
Assistant Account Executive
2009 - 2010
I worked with green energy and technology companies to get their message out via traditional media outlets as well as social and online media. I spoke with reporters to get them interested in my...
Examiner.com
Contributing Writer
2009 - 2010
I wrote about unemployment trends as well as strategies for recent college grads to secure their first "real world" jobs.
The California Aggie
Columnist
2008 - 2009
Wrote a weekly opinion column ranging from current political issues to social commentary. Independently developed and researched topics to offer unique opinions. Published twenty-six times in The...
United States House of Representatives
Public Affairs Intern
2008 - 2008
I worked in the press office for the Speaker of the House, assisting the press secretaries and staff with day-to-day activities, including daily media scans and clippings, taking incoming calls...

Education

University of California, Davis
B.A.
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