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Rhetta P. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 5, 2009

Rhetta P.

Never underestimate the power of great writing!
   United States
  |   Orlando, FL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

My specialty is helping businesses to reach their full potential by utilizing effective copy in broadcast advertising, websites, phone solicitations and more. I am also skilled at writing full length articles for newspaper and magazines.

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Portfolio

One of Central Florida's most dynamic neighborhoods celebrates various cultures of the...
Grammy Award winning artist Will Downing faces a struggle of a lifetime
All moms should be made to take at least one day a month to spend alone. Read this...
Central Florida holds the key to a city filled with awesome resorts and hotels for one...
NBA Star Marquis Daniels took time to speak with me about his obsession with sneakers....
Simple article to help promote newly reduced prices on tickets to one of the country's...
The related press release was written for a crisis management client
The attached information is text for sales pieces used to pitch clients at Creative...
Sample of on air copy for legal client

Skills (5)

Tested
Nominated for Hearst Award for excellence in broadcasting
Creative Writing
Editing
English Grammar
Public Relations

Service Description

I am a freelance writer and a public relations specialist that has proven success in copywriting, sales, marketing, proposal writing, web copy, tag lines for businesses and more. I have worked 10 years in the sales and marketing/communications industry. I have vast knowledge of the media and hold a Bachelor's of Science in Broadcast Journalism. I continue to separate myself by helping businesses to market to both the mainstream and ethnic markets. I look forward to the opportunity to help businesses excel at getting more traffic and driving more business to their websites and physical locations.

* Public Relations
* Crisis Management
* Ad Copywriting
* Compelling website copy
* Text for sales/media kits
* News articles
* Press releases
* Text for children's books



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Employment

Creative Street Marketing and Public Relations
Public Relations Specialist/Freelance Writer
2008 - Present
* Develop and implement public relations campaigns for various clients * Develop and execute street and grassroots promotions * Write articles
Serrano and Forbes Marketing and Management
Marketing Specialist
2007 - 2008
* Designed and developed marketing campaigns to get results for clients * Secure key accounts for the agency * Maintain and service existing accounts
Post Newsweek/WKMG Local 6
Account Executive
2006 - 2007
* Secured accounts for station * Wrote scripts and dialogue for select commercials * Met and exceeded advertising budgets
Adelphia Media Services/Comcast Spotlight
Account Executive
2005 - 2006
* Secured traditional and non-traditional advertising dollars * Sold and promoted the various cable networks * Met and exceeded all advertising budgets
CBS Radio/Infinity Broadcasting Corporation
Account Executive
2004 - 2004
* Secured traditional and non-traditional advertising dollars * Created ad programs and wrote copy for various clients to help increase sales * Wrote scripts and dialogue for commercials
Cox Radio
Senior Account Manager
1998 - 2004
* Wrote scripts and dialogue for commercials * Responsible for securing traditional and non-traditional advertising dollars * Created ad programs to help increase sales for various clients

Education

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Bachelors of Science in Broadcast Journalism
1992 - 1996

Keywords

Sales
Website copy
Marketing
Ad Copywriting
Articles
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