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Pamela Madrid | Elance
Last Sign-in: Mar 24, 2012

Pamela Madrid

Media Savvy Writer & Editor, PR Agency Veteran
   United States
  |  2:18 am Local Time


I am a results-driven communications professional with expertise in consumer, entertainment, corporate and non-profit public relations. Among my most notable clients include Fortune 500 companies such as McDonald's, Macy's and Procter & Gamble.

Having consistently exceeded client expectations during my tenure at prominent public relations agencies, I have the ability to bring words to life as a seasoned writer. I have a proven track record of producing enticing pitch letters, engaging press releases, noteworthy newsletters,...

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Pitch letter written for Macy's- Go Red for Women Campaign (2011)
Press release- Macy's Go Red for Women (2011)
Press release- Procter & Gamble; Totalmente Latina Tour (2002)
Corporate pitch letter, McDonald's
McDonald's crew poster

Skills (7)

Public Relations
Business Writing
Creative Writing
Report Writing
English Grammar
Event Planning

Service Description

Whether working on staff at an agency or as a consultant, I possess a solid work ethic that delivers consistent results. From pitching human interest stories on behalf of Macy's and a former Walt Disney Imagineer, to assisting the Chilean Avocado Importers Association with event execution, I have demonstrated my continued professionalism and ability to serve as a valuable ambassador and partner.

I believe everyone has a unique plan and purpose. Mine is to be a writer. My love of writing emerged during my teens when I was appointed editor-in-chief of my high school newspaper as a sophomore. I continued in this post through graduation while juggling a part time job at a local newspaper which would ultimately see me through college.

Although I worked in the art department, I was part of the newsroom. Learning what real reporters look for in a good story.

Although I worked in the art department, I was part of the newsroom. Learning what real reporters look for in a good story. I was also honing my writing skills.

During my tenure as an executive at local PR agencies, my command of the written word was quickly recognized as a valuable asset. I was the "go-to writer." I was called upon to not only edit, but create credible press releases and copy out of limited information or resources. If I couldn't do it, it just couldn't be done

I am confident that my extensive experience, and proven professional writing skills, will compliment your efforts. No job...

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Public Relations, Event Planning, Corporate Commun
2005 - Present
Seeking consulting opportunities as a public relations and communications specialist where my experience, accomplishments and work proficiency would have a valuable application towards maximizing...
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Senior Account Executive
2000 - 2005
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The Hayley Sumner Company
Account Executive
2000 - 2000
Charged with managing branding and public relations initiatives for a variety of entertainment, non-profit and consumer clients. Effectively mentored team of junior publicists and interns to...
Public Relations, Event Planning, Corporate Commun
1997 - 1999
Conceptualized and executed free basketball clinics that empowered over 500 San Diego-area children with positive life lessons and demonstrated brand's commitment to community; 1998 Pizza Hut Kids...
Cutler Enterprises
Junior Publicist / Media Buyer
1995 - 1997
Charged with managing media and community relations efforts, as well as coordinating special events in support of grand openings, on behalf of new home builders including Beazer Homes. Also...
Bender, Goldman & Helper
Executive Assistant
1993 - 1994
Served as executive assistant to vice president. Responsibilities included administrative support, media relations, press release and general copy writing. Orchestrated press tour with...
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Paste-up Artist
1988 - 1993
At the age of 17, youngest employee in newspaper paste-up department. Position held while completing senior year at local high school and attending University of Southern California as a full-time...


University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts, School of Cinema-Television
- 1992
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Public relations
Press releases
Pitch letters
Creative writing
Cover letters
Solicitation letters
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
April 2011
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