Writer #12906
Los Angeles, CA
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Ruksana has been writing for more than 14 years about everything from food and travel to social media and community leaders. Her experiences have her travelling all around covering local events and connecting with people from varied walks of life. She also travels nationally and internationally for stories, and chronicles her adventures on her travel site launched in 2014. Ruksana was a finalist for the Atlanta Press Club 2012 Award of Excellence in Print Journalism and a Thread at Yale 2015 candidate. She is also a 2015 SPJ EIJ Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Fellow.

To date, Ruksana's work has appeared in: Buckhaven Lifestyle, Perimeter North Lifestyle, Examiner, The Independent Restaurateur, Global Glam, Eye See Media, Khabar, Tastemaker, Tribune, Social Media Monthly, DiningOut, Yahoo, AskMissA, Patch and more.

Ruksana also writes for custom publishing companies and provides writing services such as website content and newsletter copy to local and national businesses. She is experienced in crafting long form features and shorter blog post style stories with equal finesse. Ruksana also copy edits and proofreads books, and provides ghostwriting services. She is a contributor to several print and online media and made her radio debut in 2013 as a guest on Atlanta's Business RadioX.

Originally from India, and raised in Oman, Ruksana holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology and studies French at the Alliance Francaise in Atlanta. She has also completed certification courses at Emory University in Freelance Writing and Proofreading & Copy Editing. Before her relocation to the United States, Ruksana worked several years in corporate communications, editorial and content management. She is based in Los Angeles, CA and has previously lived in Atlanta,GA.

Highlights

Last Login
8/2/16
Samples
5

Industry Projects

  • Travel10+
  • Food10+
  • Business10+

Summary of Industry Experience

Travel

Ruksana has penned travel stories for print magazines and online sites. These have been destination based on focused on specific properties.

Food

Ruksana has penned dining stories for print publications and online outlets These have been restaurant reviews or unique dining venues.

Business

Ruksana has penned stories on businesses for magazines and websites. These have been business profiles, interviews with business owners and blog posts.

Product Projects

  • Article10+
  • Blog Post10+
  • Book10+

Summary of Product Experience

Article

Ruksana has penned articles for magazines and websites.

Blog Post

Ruksana has penned blog posts for corporate clients relating to their businesses and brands.

Book

Ruksana has worked on books with clients, assisting with reading, writing, rewriting, proofing, editing, copy editing and formatting as well as critique.

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