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Kate Degen | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 24, 2015

Kate Degen

Writer, Marketing Director
   United States
  |   Charlottesville, VA
  |  9:12 am Local Time

Overview

I donít classify myself as a particular kind of writer. Iím open to all kinds of opportunities in any industry as long as they present a new or fun challenge. I have a diverse background ranging from communications at General Electric, to producing magazines, to advertising, to running marketing at a tech startup, and I find that it helps me bring a unique and critical eye to each new experience.

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University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Freelance Writer
2015 - Present
Write blog posts on behalf of professors and journal authors for Dardenís Ideas to Action blog. Translate business research and findings into easily digestible content for business practitioner...
Arqspin
Director of Marketing
2014 - Present
Lead marketing initiatives for Arqspin, a SaaS startup for creating interactive 360 photography. Develop and manage direct e-mail marketing, blog articles, and instructional videos. Conceptualize,...
JUICE Pharma Worldwide
Copywriter
2013 - 2014
Wrote copy for pharmaceutical advertising campaigns. Conceptualized and executed iPads, websites, videos and print materials for Merckís Suvorexant launch team and Gardasil. Contributed to pitches...
G2 Worldwide
Manager, Copywriter
2012 - 2013
Wrote advertising copy for Weight Watchers including direct mail and email. Partnered with strategy and account teams to meet deliverables. Pitched format and design ideas for national campaigns....
The Daily Voice
Copy Editor
2012 - 2012
Edited and managed live online content for 32 local news sites for startup in Greater New York area. Oversaw articles on CMS including headlines, photos, social media, and SEO strategies.
SmartMoney Magazine of the Wall Street Journal
Junior Reporter
2011 - 2011
Reported on consumer & business topics for personal finance magazine of The Wall Street Journal including companies, products, stocks, and economics. Fact checked and ensured accuracy of articles....
EContent Magazine
Freelance Writer
2009 - 2011
Wrote feature news and case study pieces on technology industry developments including big data, content management, software, and apps.

Education

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Master of Science
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Sacred Heart University
Bachelor of Arts
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copywriting
marketing
digital marketing
ghost writing
blogging
social media
SEO
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