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Sarah Bumgarner | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 12, 2015

Sarah Bumgarner

Experienced writer, extensive content.
   United States
  |   Walterboro, SC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I started my career in print journalism fifteen years ago and developed a wide range of skills by way of hands-on experience. I'll put my hard-earned expertise to work to ensure that you, and your audience, are pleased.

First and foremost, I can, and will, follow your specifications for content. As the only staff writer for a small paper, I worked extensively with both my editors, and our founder, to ensure that their visions were clearly communicated in our weekly content.

Moreover, I am capable of delivering clear, concise, and...

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Service Description

As a professional writer, I pledge to provide the highest level of service possible.

I have excellent networking skills and am talented at translating events and information into readable, informative content. I can decipher, with confidence, a story or lead from basic, or even dry and academic, information, creating content that is both interesting and easily understandable.

As a staff writer for the "Community Times Dispatch," I attended every government function scheduled for our service area, from local law enforcement to state and federal arenas. l learned how to interpret meetings, minutes, and monthly agendas, streamlining them into readable stories with weekly and monthly continuity to guide the audience to the heart of community issues.


As an outgrowth of my work, I developed and fostered closed relationships with key officials at both law enforcement and public service agencies, collaborating weekly with the Colleton County Sheriff's Department, the Walterboro City Police Department, the Colleton Chamber of Commerce, the Emergency Preparedness Agency, and the Lowcountry Community Action Agency, to publicize community events, highlight local business services and achievements, and inform the community of service availability and volunteer opportunities

For example, I worked exclusively with artist Bob Grenko, an associate of both Pablo Picasso and Lena Horne, to publicize a recent series of his sketches. As a result of our collaboration, and because he...

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Education

College of Charleston
Bachelor of Arts in English
- 2007
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information
nonfiction
articles
presentation
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