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Samantha L. | Elance
 
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Samantha L.

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   United States
  |   Ozark, MO
  |  7:43 am Local Time

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Overview

Trained and experienced journalist. Articles have received top ranking on Google News and Google Finance. As reporter for local newspaper, awarded Missouri Press Association top prize for youth coverage in 2007. Prolific freelance writer with a passion for digging up information and reporting to target audiences.
Able to take complex issues and create articles that are understandable and interesting.

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Dec 20, 2013|Report Writing|$500|Completed
Nov 28, 2013|Web Content|$22|Completed
Nov 8, 2013|Web Content|$24|Completed
Nov 5, 2013|Article Writing|$20|Completed
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Portfolio

Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News on local gardeners' battle with...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News on local gardeners' battle with...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News profiling a children's sleep...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News profiling difficulties faced by...
Feature from Springfield News-Leader about local nurse's battle with addiction and her...
Review of "War of the Worlds" in university newspaper, page 1 of 2
Review of "War of the Worlds" in university newspaper, page 2 of 2
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News focusing on local child with...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News focusing on local child with...
Feature about Pokemon fad printed in Springfield News-Leader
feature article about summer toys from Springfield News-Leader
Feature in university newspaper spotlighting professor's speech on topic...
Feature in university newspaper spotlighting professor's speech on topic of...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News on local author's reflections of...
News article published in Christian County Headliner-News on local teen drug use. Page...
News article published in Christian County Headliner-News about local teen drug use,...
News article published in Christian County Headliner-News on local school officials...
News article published in Christian County Headliner-News on local school officials...
Feature published in the Christian County Headliner-News localizing the questions and...
Feature published in the Christian County Headliner-News localizing the questions and...
Feature published in the Christian County Headliner-News localizing the questions and...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News spotlighting local student with...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News spotlighting local student with...
Feature published in Christian County Headliner-News spotlighting local student with...
News article published in The Southwest Standard profiling new smoking cessation class...

Skills (9)

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Report Writing
Report Writing Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Academic Writing
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Creative and inquisitive journalism professional whose pieces have regularly received high rankings with Google News and Google Finance. Positive, long-term history with multiple Web clients, as well as two years at a community newspaper, reporting on a variety of local events, including education, local government, religion and current events. Managed multiple blogs, including assigning titles to a team of writers, editing pieces, choosing images and formatting html for Web page. Fluent with publishing software such as Wordpress and Shopify. Experience interviewing subjects in person, via phone and email. Interview subjects have included politicians, educators, law enforcement, entertainers and even an Academy Award winner, as well as individuals from all walks of life. Experienced in sifting through volumes of information. Excellent photography skills and photo editing experience. Outstanding ability to work in a team-oriented environment and able to edit others‘ work in a professional manner. Ample call center experience has provided on-the-job training in vocal presentation and conversational communication. Vast knowledge of financial and lending industry rounds out experience to client's benefit.


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BUSINESS
ARTICLE
REPORT
ANALYZE
BLOG
WORDPRESS
WRITER
JOURNALISM
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