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NIAZ S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 22, 2014

NIAZ S.

Veteran Journalist and Professional Writer.
   Bangladesh
  |   Dhaka, Dhaka
  |  3:16 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $8

Are you looking for someone having the ability to adapt quickly to change and pride him on being an eager, energetic and team-oriented self-starter? That is me.....

A media veteran with 8 years in the news industry, first as a journalist and second as a recognizable editorial leader.Passionate in helping to shape the future of the news industry. I have built my career in journalism at influential news agencies such as Bloomberg and CNBC.

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Having worked in online media, TV, radio, newswires and magazines, I wield a deep knowledge of the ins and outs of traditional and digital newsrooms and am a change agent for their integration. Having a solid understanding of newsroom operations and a proven leadership ability to transform news organizations in an evolving digital age helped me to be a recognized thought leader in the online industry, with regular speaking engagements at media conferences on key topics such as newsroom innovation, content marketing and social media.

I have a deep understanding of online content strategy, partnerships, as well as the use of social media and other tools in modern journalism. I am also an aspiring coder, photographer, an editor, writer and communication consultant with 7 years’ experience crafting clear, clean copy. My focus is clarity and accuracy in print and online presentation. I spent nearly three years as a contractor for Nationwide Financial Retirement Plans, writing regularly scheduled e-mail newsletters for the in-house operations, sales and marketing teams and for external business partners. I also helped coordinate and write crisis communications to business partners and individual customers. I teach copy editing and mentor copy editors in transition, and I present on various topics in editing and freelancing.

Below the fold, I'm a story teller with a fierce journalistic curiosity and a passion for uncovering stories that positively impact my community. I have...

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Employment

BRAC University
Associate Professor, Journalism
2006 - Present
Dhaka University
Associate Professor, Journalism
2002 - Present
Montgomery County Community College
Visiting Lecturer/Communication Program Coordinato
2000 - 2002
Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry
Ohio State University
Lecturer, Journalism
1996 - 2000
Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry Taught newly restructured Editing course in the Journalism program, including grammar, punctuation, Associated Press style and...

Education

Columbia University -Graduate School of Journalism
Master of Arts (M.A.), Digital Media
1992 - 1994
Manatee Community College
Associate's degree, journalism
1989 - 1990
Michigan State University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Human Communications
1985 - 1988
Dhaka University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), journalism
1981 - 1984
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Online Journalism
Editorial
Newsroom Management
Newsroom Operations
Editorial Change Management
Social Media
Online Community Management
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