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Rose L. Thayer | Elance
 
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Rose L. Thayer

Freelance Writer
   United States
  |   Austin, TX

Overview

I'm a freelance, award-winning writer based in Austin, Texas, with experience writing about Congress, the military, lipstick and everything in between. I have a strong background in writing about the military,veterans, politics and Congress, as well as profiles, features and news stories. I can also write press releases and short articles about products.

I worked for more than four years as a daily news reporter and editor at the Killeen Daily Herald, but recently relocated to Austin. Prior to moving to Killeen, I wrote about healthy...

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Portfolio

Interviewed several World War II veterans on their experiences at D-Day for the 70th...
Interviewed a military dog handler about adopting her retiring working dog.
This is a travel article written for the Austin American-Statesman about a botanical...
This feature ran in a glossy section of the West Austin News.
This was a fun article written for the West Austin News.
This news story ran in the West Austin News. It's about a story about land...

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Killeen Daily Herald
Military Editor
2012 - 2015
Responsible for the content of weekly Fort Hood Herald, and military-related content for the Killeen Daily Herald; assigned articles; generated and planned daily and enterprise stories; wrote 10...
Killeen Daily Herald
Reporter
2011 - 2012
Began as general assignments and was promoted to the military and health beats; wrote a weekly health article and column; wrote 10 articles a week; generated daily and enterprise story ideas;...
Everyday Health
Production Editor/Editorial Inter
2009 - 2010
Began as an editorial intern: Assisted editors in creating and uploading content to free and subscription-based websites; applied HTML coding; helped ease site navigation and increase SEO and...
West Austin News
Managing Editor
2008 - 2008
Texas Monthly
Editorial Intern
2007 - 2007

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Journalism
2004 - 2007
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profiles
military
veterans
beauty
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