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Michele Higgs | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 15, 2015

Michele Higgs

The Very Thing . . .
   United States
  |   Silver Spring, MD
  |  7:58 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Voiceover talent with six years of volunteering as a reader and broadcaster for a service for the blind and individuals unable to physically read the printed word. Nonprofit professional with experience moderating conference calls and webinars, proofreading, proposal writing, report writing and editing. Ensuring focus and quality control for your documents and presentations.

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Service Description

My job:
As voiceover talent: Read and interpret script copy according to client direction . For editorial work: Assist writer with the development of a polished document. Query and correct inconsistencies in punctuation, spelling and grammar. Monitor the adherence of content to style guidelines.

Past experience:
Read and broadcast periodicals to provide information on current events for blind and physically challenged clients. Moderated more than 60 conference calls and webinars for national client. Wrote content for 8-page brochure for nonprofit organization assisting private owners of housing properties. Wrote and proofread promotional materials and jacket copy for books published by university press. Created scripts for conference calls and webinars. Proofread and copyedited manuscripts for publication on website.

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Employment

DB Consulting Group
Technical Assistance Coordinator
2004 - 2010
Assisted centers with proposal development and grant writing. Liaised with community stakeholders in six locations to broker effective partnerships to increase effectiveness and capacity of...
Washington, DC Apartment Improvement Program
Interim Executive Director/Project Manager
1989 - 2002
Managed activities of nonprofit housing organization representing 400 private rental property owners. Collaborated with board of directors to define and advance mission of the organization....
Howard University Press
Publicity Coordinator/Program Coordinator
1985 - 1989
Arranged local and national publicity, wrote and issued press releases for publication of new books. Wrote jacket copy for Press publications. Shepherded coverage of a Press publication, the Sweet...

Education

University of Maryland University College
Master of Science/Management
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George Washington University
Certificate--Publication Specialist Program
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montgomery College
Certifcate--Technical Writing
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New York University
BA/Psychology
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voiceovers
proofreading
copyediting
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