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Paige McClanahan | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 7, 2012

Paige McClanahan

Experienced freelance writer and editor
   United Kingdom
  |   Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
  |  11:24 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I'm a freelance editor and writer with more than five years of media experience. As a journalist, I have written business stories as well as softer profiles and travel features. My writing has been published by The Washington Post, The Guardian, BBC News, The Christian Science Monitor, and Adventure Travel Magazine, among other outlets. As an editor, I have managed the publication of a digital newsletter that has an audience of 10,000 specialist subscribers. My duties in that role included drafting stories about international politics and...

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Have an unwieldy report that needs trimming and tightening? A press release that needs writing? Web copy that needs to be spruced up? I'm here to help! I'm professional, efficient, and good at what I do. If you'd like to get a taste of my writing style, take a look at my website www.paigemcclanahan.com.

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Employment

Self-employed
Freelance writer and editor
2010 - Present
As a freelance journalist, I have reported on economic, political and cultural issues across West Africa, with a focus on Sierra Leone and Liberia. I was a runner-up in The Guardianís international...
The Urban Grocer
Managing Editor
2011 - 2011
I managed written content for The Urban Grocer, an online food and pop-culture magazine based in Geneva. Working with the founding editor, I managed contributors on three continents, honed copy,...
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Dev
Editor, Trade Negotiations Insights
2010 - 2010
I oversaw the publication of a monthly 16- to 24-page newsletter, published in English and French, that provides analysis of trade and development issues relevant to African, Caribbean and Pacific...
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Dev
Editor, Bridges Weekly
2008 - 2010
I edited my organisationís weekly online flagship newsletter (6,000 Ė 8,000 words), which follows affairs at the WTO, WIPO, UNCTAD, and other UN bodies for an audience of 10,000 specialist...
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
Research Assistant
2005 - 2006
I wrote copy for the organisationís website, compiled a monthly newsletter tracking developments in federal forest policy, and helped develop grant proposals for new research initiatives.

Education

Duke University
Masters of Public Policy
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Duke University
Masters of Environmental Management
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Williams College
Bachelor of Arts
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British English
American English
proofreading
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