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Warren Cobb | Elance
 
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Warren Cobb

Passionate, precise, well-seasoned writer/editor
   United States
  |   Charleston, SC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

As a professional writer for the past eight years, I am passionate and highly qualified to report on, write, and edit a wide variety of copy styles on a wide variety of topics

As the Managing Editor of two local community newspapers, I always work under a deadline in a fast-paced work environment where accuracy, captivating content, and precision are a daily practice. Our readers rely on West Of and the James Island Messenger newspapers to be a valuable, reliable source of information, and I take this to heart with every choice I make.

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Portfolio

Memorial Service Seeks to Build Connections Father Killed in Action and the son he...
Restoration underway to save historic James Island Icon, McLeod Plantation
Theater owner seeks to balance local and big budget cinema

Skills (5)

Tested
Academic Writing
Business Writing
Content Writing
English
Report Writing

Service Description

I have proven abilities to create professional, accurate, passionate, interesting copy on a wide variety of topics. I am a skilled journalist, with particular experience in interviewing techniques to put the subjects at ease while securing printable, on-the-record information.

I have over 10 years of experience in the fields of journalism and photojournalism. I also have excellent customer service skills, and the ability to produce the perfect copy for clients.

Coming from a journalism background, I am keenly aware of deadline restraints, and have a spotless track record of turning in the work on time.

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Employment

Charleston Style & Design magazine
Contributing Writer
2011 - Present
Schedule interviews with the magazine's clients for feature stories. Write up the stories, and turn them in on deadline.
Grey Matter Games
Trivia Host
2009 - Present
Write trivia questions and deliver them to a wide-ranging audience of bar patrons, while entertaining with anecdotes and good music. Over the years, I have written more than 6,500 questions on an...
West Of, James Island Messenger newspapers
Managing Editor
2005 - Present
At my current position, I generate, report, and write stories for two community newspapers on a wide variety of topics, including local government, schools, cuisine, A&E, and local history. I...
Estate Antiques
Marketing Coordinator
2000 - 2004
Photographed and wrote descriptions for every type of antique imaginable, including American, English, and Continental furniture and objects.

Education

College of Charleston
Bachelor of Arts in History
1994 - 1998

Keywords

writer
reporter
features
news
web copy
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