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Sarah Yunker | Elance
 
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Sarah Yunker

Freelance Writer
   United States
  |   Newberg, OR

Overview

I'm a professional freelance writer and copyeditor based near Portland, Oregon. I have a BA in English with an emphasis in Journalism. I have over six years of experience as an editor and freelance writer for magazines, newspapers, and online sources. I have experience writing about food & wine, style, beauty, home design, events, and the arts. I'm an expert in writing shorter informational pieces, round-ups, and city guides, as well as longer feature articles.

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Portfolio

I wrote about a new natural baby boutique, featured in Santa Barbara Magazine.
Researched, interviewed and wrote about a new all natural soda company, published in...
Wrote a feature story highlighting the Trout Farm and its Annual Holiday Wreath Party....
http://sbmag.com/2010/12/seasons-greetings/
Researched and wrote about a new olive oil shop, published in Santa Barbara Magazine.
Researched and wrote about a new architecture firm, Harrison Design Associates....
Researched and wrote about a new private jet charter, published in Santa Barbara...
A short article about Laguna Beach artist of the year, Wolf Gang Bloch. Published in...
I wrote a press release for Nina Ward's art show at Young's Gallery.
I transcribed an interview and wrote the cover feature story for the magazine, Druid...

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Santa Barbara Magazine
editorial assistant and freelance writer
2009 - 2013
I interned at Santa Barbara Magazine before being promoted to editorial assistant. I managed four sections of the magazine: Around Town, Weddings, Food & Wine and Giving Back. I researched story...
Inside Santa Ynez Valley Magazine
freelance writer
2011 - 2012
I did thorough research, interviewed, and wrote the annual Spring wedding guide, highlighting local outdoor venues, as well as local beauty salons. In addition, I researched and wrote feature...
Riviera Magazine
Editorial Intern
2008 - 2009
I researched and wrote the monthly Arts and Entertainment calender and created a database of PR contacts. I wrote articles on the arts, music, local restaurants, philanthropic events, and luxury...
The Panther Newspaper
editor and writer
2007 - 2009
I started as a writer for Chapman University's student-run newspaper, The Panther. I wrote news pieces and arts and entertainment articles. The following year, I was promoted to Arts and...

Education

Chapman University
Bachelor of Arts in English
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