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Leo B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 5, 2013

Leo B.

Author, Journalist, Blogger
   United States
  |   Omaha, NE

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

As an author, journalist and blogger I write about people, their passions and their magnificent obsessions. Aside from profiles and features, I do depth and enterprise workl. Some assignments entail travel.

My new book "Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film, A Reporter's Perspective" is a compilation of my stories about the Oscar-winning filmmaker over the course of 15 years.

I have a niche publishing business, Inside Stories, for which I write biographies and company histories.

I am a full-time, professional writer. It is not a sideline...

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Skills (10)

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Article Writing
Blogging
Content Writing
Feature Writing
Journalism
Newsletters
Non-Fiction Writing
Sports Writing
Web Content
Writing

Service Description

I am expert at writing:

articles
web content
newsletters
press releases
white papers
biographies
company histories
historical narratives
books
scripts

Long form or short form, I get the job done and on time.

I bring to the keyboard extensive experience as a working journalist, with more than a thousand published articles, on a wide array of subject matter, to my credit. If I am best known for anything it is for the cultural writing/reporting I do. I have written for both general interest and niche magazines/newspapers based in Omaha and in surrounding markets. I have also had work published in some national publications. I exemplify the strong work ethic for which Midwesterners are famous. The breadth and volume of my work, plus the longstanding relationships I have enjoyed with clients, speak to my being highly reliable and adaptable.

In addition to straight journalism, I also write public relations/marketing copy. Whatever the assignment, no matter its subject or length or intended audience, I take a serious, considered approach.

I also write nonfiction books. I am the author of the biography "Open Wide" and of a collection of journalism entitled "Alexander Payne; His Journey in Film. A Reporter's Perspective." Additionally, I served as co-editor and lead writer of the book, "Memories of the Jewish Midwest: Mom and Pop Grocery Stores."

I have exceptional interviewing skills and good research skills. I am also adept at marketing and public relations,

I have some...

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Education

University of Nebraska at Omaha
Bachelor's Degree
1976 - 1982
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Bachelor's Degree
1976 - 1982

Keywords

Writing services
journalism
books
blogs
articles
web content
biographies
newsletters
press releases
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