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Rory Madsen | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 12, 2013

Rory Madsen

Journalist/ Creative Writer/ Combat Veteran
   United States
  |   West Des Moines, IA
  |  7:05 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $27

My interest in writing was sparked for the first time in 2009 when I was offered an opportunity from the U.S. Army to become the Unit Public Affairs Representative. I completed the training and went on to deploy to Afghanistan and cover numerous stories involving my Infantry unit in combat. The creative writing bug has also played a major role in my life since this time. I have had a collection of my short stories published and am working on my first full-length novel. Since my return from combat, I have been writing about local music for an...

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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The Examiner
Rock Music Journalist
2012 - Present
Tasked to cover all local rock and metal music events, to include band biography's, concerts, venues, and upcoming events.
US Army
Unit Public Affairs Representative
2010 - 2011
Write stories about conflicts that happened, soldier biography's, history of the unit, and any information relevant to the war effort.

Education

Ashford University
BA in Journalism/Mass Comm/Operations Management
2010 - Present
Briar Cliff University
Associates in Mass Communication
2001 - 2003
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