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Valerie Gonzalez | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 11, 2013

Valerie Gonzalez

Journalist, Copyeditor, PR Consultant
   United States
  |   San Antonio, TX
  |  3:00 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Talented, driven former print journalist, public relations consultant and copy editor with the education, dedication and initiative to produce high quality work for your project.

I am a recent journalism graduate with experience in the newspaper industry at one of the 5th highest circulated newspaper in the country, the Dallas Morning News. My history as an editor at my university newspaper taught me valuable lessons on strict deadlines and nurtured my passion for thorough proofreading as well as the written word.

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Portfolio

A press release I wrote and edited for a client.
Personality profile I wrote for one of my clients.
SWOT analysis Target audience Key messages Objectives, Strategies and Tactics Edited...

Skills (10)

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Journalism Writing
Public Relations
Public Relations Skill Test
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English Punctuation
Article Writing
Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Feature Writing
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Editing
English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Report Writing

Employment

Dallas Morning News
Breaking News Reporter
2012 - 2012
Write briefs covering the Dallas, Fort Worth metropolis. Develop and write feature stories to feature in the Arts, Life and Metro sections of the newspaper.
North Texas Daily
Assigning News Editor
2011 - 2012
Assign and develop news stories for the news staff. Write the weekly news budget.
North Texas Daily
Views Editor
2011 - 2011
Write editorials and edit opinion columns for the Daily’s Monday – Thursday editions. Manage newspaper's social media presence on Twitter and Facebook.

Education

University of North Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
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Keywords

Journalism
public relations
article writing
feature writing
social media marketing
press releases
copyediting
proofreading
writing
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ValerieElisse
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