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Tajuan L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 30, 2010

Tajuan L.

Creativity and experience put to work for you
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  10:15 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Tajuan LaBee is an experienced journalist and editor who has provided an expansive amount of content from screenplays to press releases for a wide range of organizations.

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Portfolio

A short story presented in the form of a poem.
An article about photojournalist, Amanda Koster.
A review of the film "Sweet Thing".
http://onscreen.911media.org/coffee-and-ice-cream/
A short existentialist poem
A short poem about the culture of hair
A letter I wrote to the mayor on behalf of my non-profit organization
An email sent to Senator Adam Kline in reference to a controversial bill that was up...
A short article about a local film maker
http://onscreen.911media.org/a-conversation-with-nation-holmes/
An article about Georgio Brown and the Seattle based, Hip Hop media collective, The...
http://onscreen.911media.org/the-coolout-keeps-it-out/
A short review of a Tom Robbins book.

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Service Description

Thank you for reviewing my profile. To choose me would mean that you have chosen a creative and skilled writer whose passion for the written word has resulted in years of diverse experience.

I am an independent filmmaker who, in addition to writing screenplays for myself and others, has also written an extensive amount of poetry in a variety of styles.

My writing experience is not just limited to creative writing. I have also written for a series of publications as both a freelance journalist and an editor. In addition to that I have also written letters to my congressional representatives and compiled congressional testimonials on behalf of my work as a art director and board member of a social justice reform non-profit organization.

Articles

My articles are usually intended to both inform and engage. As is the standard in journalistic writing, my articles answer the main questions (who?, what?, where?, when?, and why?) usually in the introduction of the piece with the remaining body of the piece being used to elaborate on the event in a language that is both articulating and interesting to the audience of the publication.

Although most of my expertise is centered around media arts and social justice issues, I am a great researcher of new topics. My understanding of article writing can effortlessly be applied to a subject of new research, resulting in a superb article that fits nicely into the artifacts of any cultural that any publication may be addressing....

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Employment

911 Media Arts Center / On Screen magazine
Journalist / Editor
2008 - Present
I began working with this media arts publication as a volunteer contributor but eventual progressed to being an assistant editor and chief editor.
Justice Works!
Art Director
2005 - Present
I volunteered to fill this position because I really love the work that this non-profit social reform organization does. As director I mainly produced, directed, wrote, and occasionally acted in a...
PNWA's Author magazine
videographer / book reviewer
2007 - 2010
I mainly worked as a videographer, recording interviews of authors that came through Seattle on their book tours. However, I also occasionally wrote a book review.
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articles
blogs
poetry
editing
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