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Zoe Renfrew | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 17, 2011

Zoe Renfrew

Experienced writer copywriter editor proofreader
   United Kingdom
  |   Driffield, East Yorkshire

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

I'm an English Language Honours graduate who has been working as a freelance writer for two years, having previously been employed as a features writer, proofreader, sub-editor, quality co-ordinator and editorial assistant at newspapers, magazines and press organisations based in the UK, Europe and Asia.

My main area of expertise is in writing, editing and proofreading. I'm a versatile journalist who can produce accurate, entertaining, well-researched and skilfully written copy on many subjects.

Past features have ranged from...

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Oct 21, 2009|Article Writing|$110|Working
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4.8
Sep 7, 2009|Article Writing|$612|Working
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4.6
Jun 11, 2009|Web Content|$84|Completed
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5.0
Jun 7, 2009|Article Writing|$250|Completed
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4.9

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Portfolio

Restaurant Review
Travel article
Information article for restaurateurs
Article published in a trade magazine in the catering sector.
Advertising feature for tour company.
Published article about the writer and performer Hereward Kaye.
Introduction to a guide about national dishes
Article published in a trade magazine in the catering sector.
Advertising feature for tour company.
Published article about the writer and performer Hereward Kaye.
Introduction to a guide about national dishes
Interview with the film director Gurinder Chadha
Interview with Michelin Star Chef James Mackenzie written for magazine for chefs
Article and Interview with the up and coming acoustic stars Bitter Ruin
Article published in restaurant magazine about online marketing

Skills (1)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

A one-stop shop for all literary requirements with services including the writing of articles, features, editing and amending copy, proofreading, headline writing and composition of press releases.

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Employment

Curry Life Magazine
Features Writer (part time)
2006 - 2008
This is a freelance position. I write features, restaurant reviews and source news for Curry Life Magazine which is a publication aimed at workers within the ethnic catering sector. My work has...
Press Association
Quality Co-ordinator
2005 - 2008
I produced entertainments pages of national newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent. Responsible for training, proofing and editing copy produced by critics and database operators.
Yorkshire Post Newspaper
Proofreader/Editorial Liaison Operator
2003 - 2005
My duties included proofreading, building pages of nine regional newspapers liaising with editorial, design and advertising departments, checking layout and despatching to printers in accordance...
Euro Weekly News
Editorial Assistant and Features Writer
2001 - 2002
I sourced, researched and wrote features on travel, local businesspeople, celebrities, reviews and produced many advertising editorials. Other duties included proofreading, editing and creating...

Education

York College of Technology
Royal Society of Arts Diploma for Personal Assistants
1983 - 1984
University of Reading
Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree English Language and Literature
1976 - 1979

Keywords

Article-writing
content-writing
feature-writing
creative-writing
Web content
copywriting
editing
sub-editing
proofreading
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