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Colleen D

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Last Login 8/14/2016
Location Roswell, GA
Education Masters Degree
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Summary of Experience
Colleen's practice as a writer spans over an entire decade. During her first year of undergrad, she wrote voraciously for hours when she should have been crunching numbers for statistics, memorizing formulas for Chemistry, or translating simple sentences for French. Her sophomore year, she abandoned the lucrative computer science major her parents pushed, instead choosing to take a wild leap for Literature and Creative Writing. By junior year, her short story “Ingles” was published in The Eclectic, University of West Georgia's national award-winning literary magazine.

Colleen is working on her Master of Arts in Professional Writing at Kennesaw State University. Her curriculum includes classes in applied and creative writing. She has already attended courses on Screenwriting, Public Relations, Social Media, and Technical Writing.

Colleen also has strong and wide-ranging professional experience outside of academia. She works directly with the president and founder of a non-profit in Atlanta, writing and marketing content for the organization's social media pages, website, and blog. Last year, she worked as a journalist and public relations writer for Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, reporting on faculty research, policy news, community outreach initiatives, and stories about outstanding alumni. Last summer, she completed a content writing internship at an SEO company. As an SEO intern, she wrote blog posts for clients of various industries, including law firms, interior designers, real estate firms, financial advisors, medical practices, and landscapers. She learned keyword research and placement techniques along with other vital SEO skills. In addition, she occasionally writes freelance feature articles for a local magazine in Carrollton, Georgia, West Georgia Living Magazine.
Specialties
Colleen's work for Andrew Young School of Policy Studies fostered a talent for writing articles on social science research and public policy development. She knows how to interpret complex academic papers and craft research stories that both educate and engross. Moreover, her Bachelor’s in English strengthened her skill in the analysis of film, media, and culture. Lastly, as a former resident of the Bridger Mountains in Bozeman, Montana, she relishes all outdoor activities and knows the best techniques for rock climbing, camping, and hiking.
Interests
Colleen's interests range from science and technology news to international relations and public policy. An English major and overall nerd, she appreciates contemporary fiction, etymology, semiotics, attempting to learn foreign languages, and German cinema. A news junkie, she feels compelled to learn everything she can about the world. She also has sparse knowledge of HTML & CSS and is learning more every day.
Education
Kennesaw State University Aug 2016 – May 2018
Professional Writing, Master of Arts

Colleen is working on her Master of Arts in Professional Writing, with a concentration in Applied Writing (taking courses such as Professional Editing, Technical Writing, Social Media Writing, Web Content Development, and Feature Writing) and a second concentration in Creative Writing (attending courses in Creative Non-Fiction, Fiction, and Screenwriting). She has a Graduate Assistantship in the history department at KSU, working as a copy editor for the academic journal Agricultural History.


Projects by Industry
Education

Colleen has published numerous articles about public policy research conducted by University professors and graduates. She interviewed many scholars and outstanding graduates who influence important policy initiatives in local and international communities. She has also written profiles about influential teachers and community leaders in educational fields.

Marketing

As a content marketing intern, Colleen writes and edits blog content for clients from a variety of industries. Her work requires implementing keyword requirements and crafting appropriate anchor text, title tags and meta descriptions.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Colleen has written articles on various subjects, including features on outstanding teachers, local business owners, policy research, and various others. She has been published in community magazines and university blogs. In addition, she has ghostwritten articles for company blogs as a web marketing intern.

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Journalist

As a writer for a local magazine, Colleen has composed in-depth character pieces on influential local figures. Her work as a journalist for Georgia State University also examines important work accomplished by students and faculty. She has interviewed many notable people who strive to help or change the community.

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