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Kim Leach | Elance
 
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Kim Leach

The Message Therapist
   Australia
  |   Wollongong, New South Wales
  |  3:47 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $65

I'm an award-winning writer with two decades' experience in film, television, radio and internet communications.

I have an insatiable passion for words; for combining them to entertain, inform and, though I hate to admit it since my father was a car salesman and I wanted to be a black sheep, to sell stuff.

With a background in television advertising, I'm particularly skilled in promotional copy, creative strategy and branding. Having written short films, novels and documentaries, I have an impressive track record in long-form writing. And...

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Portfolio

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Clinical Treatment for Word Pain and Cognitive Blockage
http://www.themessagetherapist.com.au/
On-Air Portfolio: reviews, promos, ads and image spots. All work written, produced and...
https://vimeo.com/themessagetherapist
'The Skin I Live In' Movie Promo: written, edited and produced by The Message Therapist...
Advert for a documentary: written, directed, edited and produced by The Message...
'Incendies' Film Review: written, produced and edited by The Message Therapist for...
'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' Movie Review: written, produced and edited by The...
'Jane Eyre' Movie Promo: Written, edited and produced by The Message Therapist for...
'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' Trailer, produced and edited by The Message...

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Employment

FOXTEL
Senior On-Air Promotions Producer
2012 - 2014
Writing, producing and editing promos, trailers and image spots for the launch of Foxtel Movies in Australia.
Showtime Australia
Senior Producer
2007 - 2012
Writing, producing and editing movie reviews, promos, image spots and advertising campaigns for the Showtime movie channels and Showcase drama channel.
Self-employed
Freelance Media Producer
2000 - 2007
Writing, producing and editing on-air content for a variety of Australian Broadcast Television channels. Clients: thecomedychannel, FOX 8, Nickelodeon, Lifestyle Channel, Lifestyle Food, Showtime,...
FOXTEL
On-Air Promotions Producer
1997 - 2000
Writing and producing promos, launch campaigns and marketing material for the Foxtel network. Channels included FOX History, FOX Kids, FOX8, World Movies, fX.
Foxtel
Researcher
1996 - 1997
Researching story ideas, interviewees and subject areas for the Foxtel Production Department. Preparing and writing documentation for producers and on-air presenters.
Foxtel
Production Assistant
1995 - 1996
Assisting in all aspects of the production process, including talent sourcing, story research, interview preparation, scriptwriting and studio producing.
Media Monitors Victoria
Media Monitor
1993 - 1995
Analyzing news and current affairs in the Australian electronic media with respect to specific client needs.

Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology
ENG352 Technical Writing
2015 - 2015
Tafe Illawarra, Yallah Campus
Certificate II in Horticulture
2013 - 2013
University of Sydney
Introduction to Science
2001 - 2001
University of Sydney
Introductory Mathematics
2000 - 2000
University of Sydney
Advanced Creative Writing
1997 - 1997
Royal Melbourne University of Technology
Graduate Diploma in Professional Writing & Editing
1994 - 1995
Royal Melbourne University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies
1990 - 1993
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copywriting
web content
promotional copy
ad copy
comedy writing
sales writing
creative writing
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