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Pamela M

Writer #10213






Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 7
Revisions/Order 0.71
Repeat Clients 17%
Last Login 5/20/2015
Location San Antonio, TX
Education Masters Degree
Status Inactive
Industry
Asset Type
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Pamela is an award-winning writer and editor with years of professional experience in corporate communications and public relations, journalism, and publishing.

She is results-driven and adept at writing press releases, public service announcements, articles, and product reviews. She also writes SEO copy, blog posts, and web pages. In addition, she is a published photographer.

With years of experience as a freelance professional, Pamela understands the inherent importance of deadlines and the need for self-management. However, she also knows how to work with others as an effective member of a team.

She loves language, and she seeks out the story and narrative quality in everything she writes, whether a poem or a web site page, a novel or a news article.
Specialties
Pamela is experienced in writing in many genres, from general beat reporting to intensely focused pieces. Her specialties include health care and the medical industry, natural health and beauty, art, Yoga, mental health issues, addiction and recovery, literature and literary criticism, SEO copy, web pages for both products and services, press releases, and articles.
Interests
Pamela has practiced Yoga for years and is working to strengthen her meditation techniques. She lives with three cat friends but still finds time for gardening, cooking, and playing music, both guitar and piano. She also dedicates much time to creative writing, prose as well as poetry.
Education
Goddard College Jun 2011 – Jun 2013
Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts

Focus on long fiction. Thesis is a novel, her third.


Texas A&M University Aug 1986 – May 1990
Major: Journalism Minors: English, marketing, Bachelor of Arts (Honor Graduate)

Major: Journalism
Minors: English, Marketing


Honors and Awards
Who's Who Among American High School Students

Editor's Choice Award - Literary Criticism

Texas Press Association Award

Associated Press Managing Editor's Awards (3)

Headliner/Proliner Award

Association Memberships
Freelancers Union Aug 2013


Association of Writers and Writing Programs Jun 2011


Phi Kappa Phi May 1990


Projects by Industry
Beauty

Pamela is passionate about using non-animal-tested, natural products, the simpler, the better. She has studied herbs and natural formulas and has made her own creams, lotions, toners, and other body care products.

Health

Pamela has written about health, health care, and natural health as a staff member, a contract professional, and a freelancer.

As Publications Coordinator for the Baptist Health System, she worked closely with physicians and hospital administrators to cover issues ranging from general industry trends to specific surgical techniques.

As Editor for the Bexar County Medical Society, Pamela worked closely with physicians to develop content for society publications, and she also served as a Liaison to two vital physician committees. Monthly topics ranged from medicine in the military to state-of-the-art techniques.

As a freelancer, Pamela also interviews physicians regularly for both profiles and medical expert pieces in industry specialties.

Her freelance work includes the Sobriety Series, a collection of articles chronicling recovery from life-threatening addiction.

Medical

Pamela has worked in medical industry communications as both a staff member and a contract professional.

As Publications Coordinator for the Baptist Health System, she was responsible for producing monthly and quarterly magazines, newsletters, brochures, and direct mail pieces.

As Editor for the Bexar County Medical Society, Pamela produced a monthly magazine, re-organized the production schedule, developed departmental best practices, and served as Liaison to two physician committees. Tasks included writing, editing, researching, and graphic design.

Her freelance work includes the Sobriety Series, a collection of articles chronicling recovery from life-threatening addiction.

Publishing

Pamela has worked as a copy editor and proofreader for several book manuscripts and is the author of her own blog. She writes SEO copy and web pages about the publishing industry, covering trends as well as specific subjects.

Pamela also writes literary criticism and writes about literature, both classic and modern.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Pamela has written and continues to write SEO pieces for numerous clients, ranging from dentists to carpenters to purveyors of health supplements.

Title/Meta Descriptions

Pamela has written and continues to write SEO pieces that include title/meta descriptions for numerous clients, ranging from automobile manufacturers to carpenters to purveyors of health supplements.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Pamela is an award-winning writer whose top articles range from an exploration of Mexico's divided culture to the plight of battered women living in a shelter.

Her top series of articles include the Sobriety Series, a study of the Visiting Nurses Association in Brazoria County, Texas, and an investigation into health care for aging inmates in Texas prisons.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Pamela is an award-winning journalist who especially enjoys those assignments that let her explore important subjects in-depth.

International features include a study of Mexico's divided culture and a profile of a Texas man living and studying composing in London, England.

Her top series include a woman's pregnancy and delivery with midwives, the plight of battered women living in a shelter, health care for aging inmates in Texas prisons, and the Visiting Nurses' Association in Brazoria County, Texas.

Pamela also is experienced in covering spot news and of-the-minute subjects and events.

Projects by Writing Style
Journalistic

Pamela combines a crisp, informative, authoritative voice with a subtle narrative touch. Her journalism focuses not only on telling "Who-What-When-Where-Why" but also touches on "How," reaching for the element of story in every piece.

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