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Repeat Clients 42%
Last Login 9/24/2016
Location Winchester Center, CT
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Melissa has worked as a staff reporter for a weekly newspaper, covering topics ranging from the arts and education to local budget issues. Her previous professional experience includes acting as a communications specialist for a nonprofit agency specializing in hunger relief programs. Currently, Melissa is a freelance writer, providing corporate newsletter features, as well as contributing articles to such web sites as Livestrong and ehow.com. She lives in Connecticut.
Specialties
Through careful research and organization, Melissa provides reader-friendly content. She specializes in breaking down sophisticated concepts into coherent articles, attention-grabbing press releases, lively newsletter articles and engrossing blog posts.
Interests
Melissa writes on a broad range of topics, including health, travel, home improvement, real estate, gardening. food, and natural healing. Her background also includes extensive experience with hunger and poverty issues.
Projects by Industry
Health

Melissa J. has provided content for a blog geared to hospital administrators. As a health writer for web sites such as Livestrong, JillianMichaels.com, AZCentral Healthy Living and eHow, Melissa J. has written on health topics ranging from vitamin supplements and sensible home remedies, to thyroid conditions and diabetes.

Garden

Melissa J. has written on gardening as both a newspaper feature reporter and as a writer for web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, eHow Home & Garden, Garden and Flowers, TheNest.com, SFGate Gardening, GardenGuides.com and ModernMom Gardening. Her past articles and columns provide user-friendly information on topics such as farming, growing organic produce, composting and herb gardening, as well as region-specific advice on growing trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals and edible crops.

Green Living

As a newspaper feature reporter, nonprofit newsletter editor and a writer for web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, SF Gate, Livestrong and eHow, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of "green" topics. Her past articles and columns provide user-friendly information on topics such as composting, recycling, boosting indoor air quality, and growing and buying organic produce.

Real Estate

Melissa J specializes in turning dry facts and figures about real estate offerings, as well as the surrounding communities, into lively, enticing blog posts, newsletter features and promotional articles. She has written for online web sites as well as private clients in the real estate field.

Hospitality

Melissa J. provides blog posts, promotional articles and advertising copy for the restaurant and tourism industries. She specializes in finding what’s special about each eatery, spa or hotel, while adding local flavors from the surrounding area. From menu details to local scuba-diving, Melissa J. adds enticing details for prospective visitors.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

As a newspaper feature reporter, nonprofit newsletter editor and a writer for web sites, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of topics. Her strengths include interviews, research and creating energetic, comprehensive prose. Melissa J. offers broad expertise crafting corporate, nonprofit, newspaper and general-interest print and online articles. Her newspaper articles and columns cover everything from profiles on artists, environmentalists, educators and leaders, as well as "local color" features for town publications.

Newsletter Content

As a newspaper feature reporter, nonprofit newsletter editor and a writer for web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, SF Gate, Livestrong and eHow, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of topics. Her strengths include interviews, research and broad expertise crafting corporate, nonprofit, newspaper and general-interest online articles. Melissa J. also specializes in providing user-friendly information on topics such health, green living, gardening and food. In addition, her newspaper articles and columns cover everything from profiles on artists, environmentalists, educators and leaders, along with local "police blotter" news and school board meetings.

Press Release

As a writer for corporate and nonprofit press releases and newsletters, as well as a newspaper feature reporter and copywriter fjor web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, SF Gate, Livestrong and eHow, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of topics. Her strengths include interviews, research and broad expertise crafting corporate, nonprofit, newspaper and general-interest online articles. Melissa J. also specializes in providing user-friendly information on topics such health, green living, gardening and food. In addition, her newspaper articles and columns cover everything from profiles on artists, environmentalists, educators and leaders, along with local "police blotter" news and school board meetings.

Blog Post

Melissa J. provides blog content on a broad range of topics, including health, tourism, real estate, gardening and green living. She specializes in customizing the information to suit the tone of the client, whether it be a compelling marketing piece or lively, general-interest posts.

Web Page

As a writer for web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, MultiView, SF Gate, Livestrong and eHow, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of topics. Melissa J.specializes in taking sometimes complex information about health, home improvement, green living, gardening and food, and transforming it into lively, user-friendly content.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

As a newspaper feature reporter, nonprofit newsletter editor and a writer for web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, SF Gate, Livestrong and eHow, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of topics. Her strengths include interviews, research and broad expertise crafting corporate, nonprofit, newspaper and general-interest online articles. Melissa J. also specializes in providing user-friendly information on topics such health, green living, gardening and food. In addition, her newspaper articles and columns cover everything from profiles on artists, environmentalists, educators and leaders, along with local "police blotter" news and school board meetings.

Copywriter

As a newspaper feature reporter and a writer for web sites such as National Geographic's Green Living, SF Gate, Livestrong and eHow, Melissa J. has written on a wide range of topics. Melissa J. also specializes in providing user-friendly information on topics such health, green living, gardening and food. I

Journalist

A staff writer at a New England newspaper for five years, Melissa covered a broad range of topics, including local government, education, the arts, small businesses and general interest features.

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