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Tamika Watts | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 16, 2013

Tamika Watts

freelance writer
   Australia
  |   Adelaide, SA

Overview

I am a writer with a well developed style, a self critical eye for improvement and an unfailing dedication. Iím halfway through a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Writing, Creative Communication at the University of South Australia. Iíve studied professional, technical and creative communication, as well as news writing, principles of journalism and sociology.
Iíve been published in both 2011 and 2012 Write4fun anthologies, as well as contribute to the student-run Unilife magazine of UniSA.
Iím a committed writer who works to a...

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Portfolio

This is an article I wrote originally for Unilife magazine, it shares my view on...
An article originally written for what'soninAdelaide.com reviewing a club called...

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academic writing
editing and proof-reading

Service Description

I work well to deadlines, given that my area of expertise requires that I am able to work well, and productively, completing tasks to a set time.
I write creatively, journalistically and academically, always to a high standard and with a high level of commitment.

Skills and Accomplishments:

Communication skills

Studied Principles of Journalism and News Writing at Uni SA, and learned interviewing skills which involved the formation of questions that were context appropriate, easy to understand, and easily relayed; as well as when to follow leads, and how to read an interviewee.

Great at communicating complex ideas in easy to read discourses, through experience in creative and technical writing.

Technical skills

Understand the fundaments of journalistic writing; the principles of newsworthiness, human interest, relevance, brevity, as well as the structure of hard news stories and feature stories.

Understands the importance of clear; concise writing, as well as writing with a developed style suitable for context and readers.
Some experience in news writing, involving participation in the task of creating a running news story to a deadline, at the same time adhering to the important structure of a news story.

Achievements

Achieved an ATAR of 90.25 at Trinity College Senior in the study of English Studies, Modern History, Psychology, Biology and a research project: How to write a novella .(2011)

Awarded for a short story submission in the Trinity College...

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Education

university of south australia
bachelor of journalism, writing, creative comms
2012 - Present
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Creative writing
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fiction
poetry
journalism
proof-reading
editing
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