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P T.

Professional journalist with M.B.A background
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

I have an M.B.A background (Finance and Marketing)
and more than 10 years of professional financial journalism experience, working on staff with two leading B-to-B publishers in New York. (Writing/editing work samples are available on request.) I have also done market research for a leading global advertising agency.

I have written and edited stories, for both online and print publication, on debt and equity investments and the U.S. mortgage and commercial real estate industries. My stories tend to come up high on online searches...

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May 21, 2013|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed

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Tested
Blogging
Financial Writing
SEO
Marketing
Editing
Business Writing

Service Description

I am a business writer and editor looking for freelance assignments. With more than 10 years of financial journalism experience and an M.B.A. background, I am comfortable writing about all sorts of financial, marketing and business topics.

I have written and edited stories on debt and equity investments and the U.S. mortgage and commercial real estate industries. Have also conducted market research for a leading global advertising agency.

SUMMARY OF MY EXPERIENCE: Penton Media, National Real Estate Investor, New York, NY
Senior Associate Editor 03/2008 - 01/2009
Wrote feature and news stories for online and print publication, and covered industry conferences, for this niche magazine and affiliate e-newsletters that focus on commercial real estate investments and finance.

SourceMedia, Mortgage Group, New York, NY
03/1997 - 03/2008
Started off as a Reporter and Copy Editor in 1997 and was Editor of an e-newsletter targeted at the home-equity lending niche just before I left the company.

In my most recent role, I line edited - including story assignment, page layout, headline writing and final signoff - a biweekly e-newsletter targeted at home equity and subprime-lending niche, and worked with production editor to get it through publishing process.

Was also responsible for commercial mortgage beat:
generated news and feature stories (topics range from inclusion of REITs in S&P 500 to impact of low interest rates); covered related conferences; and wrote a...

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Employment

Penton Media, New York, NY
Senior Associate Editor
2008 - 2009
Source Media
Editor
1997 - 2008
Started off as Reporter/Copy Editor in 1997 and most recently was Editor

Education

University of Mississippi
M.A., Journalism
1994 - 1996
BIM
M.B.A, Finance and Marketing
1990 - 1992
P.S.G. CAS
B.A., Economics
1987 - 1990

Keywords

writer
editor
finance
real estate
blogging
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