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Jillian Rogers | Elance
 
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Jillian Rogers

Experienced writer with a sense of adventure
   United States
  |   Fritz Creek, AK

Overview

Editorial writing and editing has been my bread and butter for 12 years. I have worked at, and for, community and daily newspapers and for the Associated Press as a stringer for a few years here in Alaska. They say variety is the spice of life and I look back fondly on the many different adventures my photojournalism skills have taken me: writing news and feature story stories in Greenland at the Arctic Winter Games; schlepping a laptop and a my notepad through 40 below to get interviews during a 1,000-mile dog sled race in Alaska; or...

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Tested
English
Business Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English Grammar
English Spelling
Microsoft Word
Online Writing
Report Writing
Resume Writing

Service Description

Through my experience traveling and writing in the North for the past dozen years, I have been expected to write about anything and everything. I have been expected to do so accurately and with vigor. I have managed to draw readers in, keep them interested and informed, and perhaps even provoked a laugh or tear. I can follow directions as well as add my own voice to a piece. My greatest challenges have been assignments requiring much research and multiple interviews, fitting it all together like a puzzle and coming out on the other side with a great read. Though my forte is editorial, I am also a successful blogger and can write to suit any age. I look forward to challenging myself with new and diverse assignments.

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Employment

Mushing Magazine
Freelance
2003 - Present
I have been writing for Mushing Magazine for nearly 10 years now. Covering races and events, writing profiles on dog drivers, and keeping up with the latest news and advancements in Alaska's State...
Associated Press, Anchorage Daily News
Freelancer
2007 - 2008
I completed assignments as given for both the AP and the ADN while living in Fairbanks, Alaska. I completed photo assignments for the national AP office as well as local events for both the AP and...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Copy editor, reporter and photographer
2006 - 2008
I was one of four copy editors at the News-Miner responsible for basic spelling and grammar, content, layout, photo editing and design at this medium-sized, daily paper. From time to time, I would...
Yukon News
Sports editor
1999 - 2005
I fostered strong ties to the community through coverage and participation in local sporting events, which often meant researching various aspects of different sports.

Education

Loyalist College
Photojournalism, Associate degree
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