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Rachel Kossman | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 2, 2014

Rachel Kossman

   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA

Overview

As a website editor and content producer, my background is in creating smart, creative, SEO-optimized content for websites and online magazines.

I am a Journalism School graduate delving into the world of online journalism. I am passionate about delving into subjects I'm unfamiliar with, asking questions, and engaging with thought-provoking people.

I lived in Boston for six years before I took off five months to backpack, blog, and photograph my way 8,000 miles across South America. I've recently relocated back to Los Angeles, where I was...

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Copy Editing
Google Analytics
Google Adwords
SEO
InDesign
QuarkXPress
CMS
Photoshop
Ap Style
Blogging

Employment

RachelKossman.com
Website Developer and Travel Blogger
2010 - Present
I designed my website and blog at RachelKossman.com, which hosts a WordPress blog. I used HTML coding to develop the site and its various pages. In 2012, I spent a total of five months traveling...
TechTarget
Assistant Site Editor
2011 - 2012
At TechTarget, I worked as a website editor for the IT-focused media company’s SearchCloudStorage.com and SearchStorage.com websites. I pitched story ideas, interviewed experts, copy edited...
Boston.com
Nightlife Blogger
2011 - 2012
I was the sole writer of a Things To Do blog for the Boston Globe entitled BostoNite, which I pitched to the Boston Globe’s website editors. I self-published posts, which included text and photos,...
Her Campus
Cofounder and Correspondent
2010 - 2011
I helped to found the Her Campus club on the Northeastern University campus, and enabled it to become recognized throughout the school as a supplemental news source and place to go for ideas,...
Northeastern University
Admissions Fellow
2008 - 2011
Lead campus tours of up to 50 people, handled questions regarding the admissions process both over the phone and in person, and represented Northeastern to up to 800 visitors per day. As...
Bay Windows & South End News
Freelance Reporter and Photographer
2008 - 2011
I worked with numerous editors to develop story ideas. I performed research, tracked down sources, conducted phone and in-person interviews, and covered events across Boston and the South End...
Boston.com
Arts & Entertainment and Things to Do Intern
2010 - 2010
I pitched, wrote, and took photos for photo galleries for the A&E and Things To Do sections. Often these involved reporting and interviewing all across Boston and Cambridge. In the office, I...

Education

Northeastern University
Bachelors
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