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Tracy Powell | Elance
 
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Tracy Powell

Professional Content Strategist, BA Journalism
   United States
  |   Louisville, KY

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Content strategist who creates, develops and manages projects of various types, including website, print, marketing collateral, and technical communication initiatives. Writing, editing and project management experience, and editorship of four magazines with international trade and consumer audiences; author of three books.

More than 500 articles have been published in nine different industries for consumer and trade audiences. Software proficiency includes use of Adobe products (InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Captivate),...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Journalism
Publications
Publishing
Editing
Strategic Marketing
Project Management
Website Development
Technical Writing
Content Writing
Internal Communications

Service Description

Look no further for your content needs, from copy writing to editing and everything in-between. I bring 15+ years of award-winning writing and editing experience, with proven success for clients in various industries, combining my skill set with a professional and respectful attitude.

As a technical writer, work has included the writing and development of SOP manuals, instructional manuals such as installation and operations & maintenance manuals, and white papers for clients including Cummins Turbo Technologies (http://www.cumminsturbotechnologies.com/ctt/), Fives Intralogistics (http://intralogistics.fivesgroup.com/) and the U.S. Army.

In the publishing and media arena, Managing Editor experience includes staff positions with the following publications:
Window Fashion VISION magazine
American Cake Decorating magazine
Automobile Quarterly
Auto Events Magazine
Oldham County Lifestyle magazine (Kentucky)
Valeo Magazine
Pizza Today

Writing has appeared in several magazines and online properties, including: Wired News, Growing Wealth, Landscape Management, Turf Magazine, Hardwood Matters, Specialty Retail Report, Louisville Magazine, Business First of Louisville, et al.

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Employment

Powell House Creative Services
Creative Director
2010 - Present
Creative content creation including editorial, technical writing and editing, website CMS maintenance and management, and full-range documentation management. Publishing services include...
AIM Communications
Managing Editor
2010 - Present
Contract: Editing and writing services for all AIM (formerly Grace McNamara Inc.) properties, including two magazines, two Web sites, newsletters and collateral. www.wf-vision.com
Fives
Technical Writer
2013 - 2014
Development of technical and procedural documentation for high-speed conveyor equipment, components and controls systems, including system shut-down protocols, O&M and installation manuals.
Cummins Inc.
Technical Writer
2011 - 2013
Technical writer for Cummins Turbo Technologies (UK-based Holset brand group), within the marketing and sales function. Includes development of service manuals, web copy, internal communications,...
SAIC
Technical Writer
2011 - 2011
Contract:Technical writer, Special Projects team for U.S. Army Human Resource Command of Excellence, Fort Knox, Ky. Contractor: Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (subcontractor:...
Automobile Heritage Publishing & Communications
Managing Editor
2001 - 2010
Responsibilities: Oversee all material appearing in quarterly magazine (Automobile Quarterly) and book volumes (approx. five annually); assign stories and photography; design preliminary layouts...
Protech Publishing & Communications LLC
Associate Editor
1999 - 2001
Responsibilities: Edit stories and assisted in design of monthly restaurant operations trade magazine Pizza Today for Italian and pizza segments; writer and industry analyst; writing contributions...
Centennial Communications
Natonal Collections Supervisor
1996 - 1999
Responsibilities: Manage staff of 30 account representatives on national accounts; created and maintained internal newsletter UnWired.
Pizza Huts of America, Inc
Unit and Area Manager
1988 - 1999
Oversight and management of operations with P&L profitability leadership. Included inventory management, food cost control, payroll and local store marketing. Awarded Unit Manager of the Year...

Education

Indiana University
B.A
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Indiana University Bloomington
B.A.
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technical writer
tech writing
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