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Amy B

Writer #10215






Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 5
Revisions/Order 0.80
Repeat Clients 100%
Last Login 6/24/2015
Location St. Petersburg, FL
Education Masters Degree
Status Inactive
Industry
Asset Type
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Amy is an experienced journalistic writer, with command of AP style and a working knowledge of SEO tactics. She has been published in news congregates, music magazines and a women's magazine. After a break from working to stay home with her two young children, she has been blogging for a local radio station's website since January, where she has garnered up to over 3,000 views for her articles about local music festivals, pop-culture, science, music, and news blogs. Using compelling language, Amy creates pieces that are engaging and informative.
Specialties
Amy incorporates a mix of humor, candor, and relevant fact to reach readers and keep them interested. She uses sentence structure, intriguing vocabulary and sentence length to create rhythm and texture. Amy is a creative writer. She loves words, but she values restraint.
Interests
Amy's interests include collecting and listening to vinyl records, live music shows, reading books and magazines and swimming and water activities.
Education
University of South Florida Jan 2006 – Aug 2008
Journalism and Media Studies, Master of Arts

Amy studied journalistic practices, including the theory, libel laws and ethical expectations involved in the trade. She homed her interviewing, AP Style, news gathering, investigating and researching skills, along with learning tactics involving the ever growing digital age.


Eckerd College Sep 1999 – Jun 2001
Creative Writing, Bachelor of Arts

Amy learned the tenets of writing fiction, non-fiction, travel articles, feature stories, and poetry. She also minored in English Literature, studying great works as well as lesser known narratives.


Projects by Industry
Music

Amy has reviewed various music events locally. She has written about musicians and their lives and deaths, themes and trends within the music industry, as well as promotional articles for upcoming events. She has interviewed bands and musicians, reviewed albums, and blogged for websites aiming at an edgy, younger audience.

Science

Amy has written various articles having to do with animals and nature. Topics have included issues arising from habitat encroachment and non-native species invasions. Alternately she has covered topics including nuclear war, NASA's explorations and technologies, and the findings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Humor

Amy often uses humor in her writing to create a relationship with the reader. She believes humor shows humanity, which keeps people engaged. Besides, everybody likes to laugh.

Hospitality

Amy worked in restaurants as both a waitress and a bartender while in college and graduate school. She is knowledgeable about customer relations and various other aspects of the restaurant industry and accompanying lifestyle of the owners and employees.

Women

Amy worked at Planned Parenthood for two years as an assistant and counselor. She is a mother and a wife, so she has the experience and knowledge that goes along with those life experiences. Amy has written about women's issues relating to reproductive choices and health, motherhood, and relationships.

Projects by Writing Style
Humorous

Amy often uses humor in her writing to create a relationship with the reader. She believes humor shows humanity, which keeps people engaged. Besides, everybody likes to laugh.

Journalistic

Amy has her M.A. in Journalism and Media Studies, and has written dozens of journalistic style articles.

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