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Alex I

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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 7
Revisions/Order 0.29
Repeat Clients 20%
Last Login 8/15/2016
Location Roseburg, OR
Education Associates Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
With experience ranging from politics to computers, Alex is capable of writing on a wide range of topics. He has formal college training in journalism and is dedicated to writing accurate, purposeful articles dedicated to educate readers.

Alex strives to discuss the most important issues facing the country. He has written articles about campaign finance reform, gender issues and higher education.

As the founder of a gaming news website, Alex has experience in one of the fastest growing entertainment industries. He has written about a number of games, including both indie and triple-A titles. As the founder and manager of the website, Alex has also gained experience in SEO and other web marketing skills.

With a degree in computer information systems, Alex possesses over eight years of experience working in web development and programming. He is largely experienced in coding PHP applications, designing databases, and working with web server software, including Apache.

Additionally, Alex has worked as a computer technician, where most of his work involved repairing computers, resolving software issues and removing viruses.
Specialties
Journalism, politics, web development, gaming, search engine optimization, networking, databases, programming, computer repair, and virus removal.
Interests
Civil rights, foreign policy, campaign finance reform, social issues, web development, web design, gaming, science, technology, voice acting, musical composition, television, movies, and photography.
Education
Umpqua Community College Political Science and Journalism, Associate of Art

This degree resulted in comprehensive education in politics and journalism. Courses included political science, writing and journalism classes.


Umpqua Community College Computer Information Systems, Associate of Applied Science

This degree program provided comprehensive education in computer-related topics, including hardware repair, programming, web development, database design, networking, operating systems and server administration.


Honors and Awards
Outstanding Student in Computer Information Systems May 2005
This award acknowledged the recipient as an outstanding student in the computer information systems degree program.

Collegiate Contest -- Best Columnist This award acknowledges the recipient as one of the top collegiate newspaper columnists in Oregon.

Projects by Industry
Gaming

As owner, web developer and content producer for Game State, Alex has written dozens of game- and entertainment-related articles, ranging from news to reviews. He also revised these articles with high-quality SEO keywords and standards. Alex is also the copywriter for Game State and has written many information pages designed to garner readers.

Politics

As an award-winning columnist and reporter for The Mainstream, Alex published in-depth analysis of state-wide and national politics, social issues and the education system. He has direct experience in politics and currently sits as a board member for Independent Voters of Oregon, an unaffiliated voter group that seeks to end government gridlock and corruption.

Web Development

As a freelance web developer for eight years, Alex has worked for and advised clients to produce the highest quality content. He has experience in HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and Apache. He has worked on projects ranging from entire websites to coding plugins. Alex also has experience in content management systems, including WordPress and Joomla.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

As the founder and writer of Game State, Alex has developed the necessary SEO skills needed to place his articles among the top of search engines.

Alex has optimized articles for essential keywords. He has also used various tools that assist in creating SEO articles, including plugins for websites using content management systems, such as WordPress.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

As an award-winning columnist and a reporter for The Mainstream, Alex published in-depth analysis of statewide and national politics, social issues and the education system. His activities included interviewing sources, analyzing events and writing news and opinion. Additionally, Alex worked here as a copy editor, where he enhanced and applied AP style standards to submissions.

Projects by Writing Style
Journalistic

As an award-winning columnist and reporter for The Mainstream, Alex published in-depth analysis of statewide and national politics, social issues and the education system. His activities included interviewing sources, analyzing events and writing news and opinion. Additionally, Alex worked here as a copy editor, where he enhanced and applied AP style standards to submissions.

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