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Simon Willis | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 21, 2013

Simon Willis

Writer for newspaper, magazine, web content
   Colombia
  |   Medellin, Antioquia
  |  2:02 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Creative writer on a variety of specialist subjects including sport, news, culture and travel. I have great editing skills from my work as a journalist at the Press Association. Such was the demand of stories that my ability to work to tight deadlines and deliver clear and concise content is of a very high level. Currently I am working for a news website in Colombia, covering sport and the peace process. I am well adverse to delivering customer-driven content on the web using the social media tools as a foundation to display my work. I am...

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Portfolio

A travel feature on Salt Lake City which I wrote after a 1-week trip sent on by the...
Football match report
An example of the daily articles I used to produce during my time at the Press Association
An example of an article produced after a press conference
Football Match Report
An article on the difficulties teachers face when teaching abroad which led the...

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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Travel Writing
Sports Writing

Employment

Colombia Reports
Journalist
2012 - Present
I work as a journalist for a website delivering the latest news in Colombia from the on-going peace process to drug violence and sports. My work at Colombia Reports is fascinating and extremely...
Press Association
Sports Journalist
2007 - 2009
I traveled all over United Kingdom covering football matches with each report being sent on the main sports wire to be picked up by the top national and regional newspapers including; The Daily...

Education

University of Central Lancashire
Journalism
2003 - 2006
Barnsley College
4 A-Levels
2001 - 2003
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