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Thomas Fortunato | Elance
 
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Thomas Fortunato

Reporter and Writer
   United States
  |   Nokomis, FL
  |  10:39 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I've worked as a reporter for The Westfield Leader, a weekly print newspaper in New Jersey since 1890, for 3 years. I've also written for The Alternative Press, and The Asbury Park Press. I've been to the NJ League of Municipalities convention in Atlantic City, to Connecticut to interview the de-facto spokeswoman of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) sufferers.

I wrote a 500 page semi-autobiographical book between 2009 and 2010.

I've had two films screened in the Williamsburg International Film Festival, in 2010 and 2014.

I lived...

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Portfolio

I wrote an article on a particularly lively Board of Adjustment meeting.
http://www.goleader.com/11mar10/03.pdf
I wrote 3 of the articles and took 2 of the pictures on the front page.
http://www.goleader.com/10nov25/03.pdf

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Newspaper
News Writing
Online Journalism
AP Style
Writing
Social Media
Television Production
Journalism
Copy Editing
Word

Service Description

I'm a writer. I write for you. Articles, blogs, whatever you want, I can do it. Need someone to edit your manuscript and provide feedback? I can do it.

You can also hire me as a consultant if you're writing a project that involves settings or themes that I am familiar with.

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Employment

The Asbury Park Press
Freelance Reporter
2014 - 2014
The Alternative Press
Reporter
2012 - 2012
The Westfield Leader
Stringer
2009 - 2012
Print newspaper covering Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside, Garwood, Cranford, as well as surrounding municipalities in Union County, NJ.

Education

Union County College
Associates in Arts
2008 - 2012
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essayist
humorist
columnist
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