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Linda M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 23, 2010

Linda M.

Your ideas, my skills
   United States
  |   Washington, DC
  |  2:13 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

With more than 30 years in the communications business, Linda McCormick has the knowledge and experience to help your business thrive. She's worked as a reporter, editor, broadcaster, college professor and designer. Her reporting spans subjects ranging from federal financial regulation and international business development to education and agriculture. Feature writing is a specialty. She honors deadlines and accuracy.

Freelance clients include the International Finance Corporation (a division of The World Bank), Barclay's Global...

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Service Description

Writing
Editing
Press releases
Feature stories
Journalistic writing
Grammar and spelling review


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Employment

Rock Creek Design LLC
Owner
2008 - Present
Owner of kitchen and bath design firm. Work with contractors, home owners and vendors on home improvement projects.
Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath
Associate Designer
2007 - 2008
Associate designer and project manager for bathroom and kitchen remodeling projects.
Expo Design Center
Associate Designer
2005 - 2006
Associate designer and project manager for bathroom and kitchen remodeling projects. Lighting designer and associate. Worked with new clients to introduce them to the design process.
Coquille River Broadcasting
Co-owner and Vice President
1985 - 2004
Owner of five radio stations based in Oregon. Stations were sold in 2004.
McCormick Communications
Owner
1994 - 1999
Freelance writer and editor for clients including the International Finance Corp. (a division of the World Bank Group); Barclay's Global Investors, the National Football League Players Association,...
American University
Various
1979 - 1985
Began as the graduate assistant to the Dean of the School of Communication, continued to teach journalistic writing after completing degree. Hired in 1983 as an assistant professor assigned to the...
The American Banker
Reporter
1981 - 1982
Washington bureau reporter for financial newspaper based in New York City. Covered federal financial regulatory agencies and Capitol Hill.
Bureau of National Affairs
Reporter
1980 - 1981
Washington bureau reporter for Washington Financial Reports and Daily Report for Executives. Covered federal financial agencies and Capitol Hill.
Oregon State University
Editor
1974 - 1979
Editor and public relations writer for Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, research arm of the university with more than 800 scientists. Wrote and edited quarterly magazine, produced hundreds...

Education

University of Oregon
BA - School of Journalism
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American University
MA - Journalism and Public Affairs
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reporter
editor
publicity
spelling
grammar
copy writing
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