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Nicholas Jordan | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 10, 2014

Nicholas Jordan

Writer. Stories, food and comedy.
   Australia
  |   Pyrmont, New South Wales
  |  3:21 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Enthusiastic and creative writer with over three years experience as a journalist, copywriter and blogger. I've written on a wide range of topics from hyper-local development and politics to cryogenic freezing and hitchhiking.

My experience as an editor and freelancer has trained me to work under strict deadlines, whether hourly or weekly. While working I've maintained two independent blogs on food and travel. I'm curious, confident and motivated.

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Journalism:
I've worked as an editor and journalist with the Alternative Media Group papers, producing over 90 articles and editing many more. Since I have been writing as a freelancer on a wide range of topics.

Food and travel writing:
I've written restaurant reviews and food related articles for Fairfax, Concrete Playground and FBI, writing over 50 articles. During my time at the University of Technology Sydney I founded and ran the 'UTS Food Guide', writing over 90 articles on restaurants and university culture. My travel blog 'I'm still alive' reached peak monthly views of over 15,000.

Copywriting:
During my role at Alternative Media Group I produced fast and engaging copy for advertising material and marketing.

Research:
I've worked as a researcher on documentaries, industry reports and marketing, working to provide information and reports on strict deadlines.

Radio and video production:
I have produced a number of high quality radio and video packages. My documentary 'An electronic underground', following an aspiring professional gamer was aired on the ABC, including a studio interview with myself. I was the executive producer on 2ser's coverage of the 2012 local elections, which included a segment I had produced. My documentaries have covered a wide range of topics from trans humanism and hitchhiking to electoral politics and video games.

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Employment

Gaia Coaching Group
Researcher
2011 - Present
- Research and report writing - Interviewing - Video production and editing
Freelance
Writer
2011 - Present
- Research, reporting and documentary making for the ABC, The Australian, 2SER, FBI, Concrete Playground and the Brag
Fairfax
Restaurant reviewer
2013 - 2014
- Restaurant and café reviews for SMH Good Food Under $30 and SMH Good Café Guide - Consulting and research for SMH Good Food Under $30
Hekler
Researcher
2013 - 2013
- Research and report writing for Hot Potato documentary - Talent and location sourcing
Alternative Media Group
Editor
2011 - 2011
- Researching and reporting for City News, the Inner-West Independent, the City Hub and the Bondi View - Organising weekly stories, assigning contributors and subediting. - Layout design and cover...
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