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Jennifer G

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Last Login 2/17/2016
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Education College Diploma
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Jennifer began her writing career almost ten years ago when she started working for a sustainable and responsible mutual fund company. During her employ, she produced a range of writing pieces that covered a number of topics related to sustainability including green building practices within the U.S. homebuilding industry, water scarcity, and inter-company articles on health and fitness topics.

It was during this time that she began penning screenplays and short fiction pieces in her free time. She continues to write for the screen, but has expanded into long-format fiction and is now employed part-time as a staff writer for Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh, where she researches and writes content for four weekly newsletters that reach over 10,000 moms and dads in the greater Pittsburgh area.
Specialties
As a skilled researcher, Jennifer can quickly identify the key points of a topic of study and produce a cogent and incisive article. Her research skills, coupled with a clear and distinctive authorial voice, allow her to write across a wide range of topics.
Interests
Health and wellness, beauty, fitness, career, sustainability and environmental issues, creativity, education, food and nutrition (with a focus on vegetarian and vegan diets), food politics, women's interests, immigration issues
Education
University of Maryland, College Park Jan 2004 – Dec 2005
Psychology, Bachelor of Arts

Jennifer transferred to UMD-College Park after completing her general education requirements at Montgomery College, a two year community college in Montgomery County, Maryland. Jennifer's course work at the University focused heavily on research and statistics; she even completed a graduate-level statistics course designed for second-semester grad students. She spent most of her time outside of class working as an undergraduate assistant in the Metacognition lab, where she took on a self-directed course of study that resulted in an original research project that was evaluated by the lab's post-doctoral fellow. She graduated with a 3.67 GPA (on a 4.00 scale).


Honors and Awards
Best Original Television Drama Sep 2013
Jennifer's pilot script for a television drama ("Travelers") she developed beat hundreds of other entries to win the Best Original TV Drama in the 2013 Creative World Awards.

Projects by Industry
Finance

The following is a list of the publications Jennifer contributed to during her time at Calvert Investments:
"A Green Recovery for America's Homebuilders? A Survey of the Sustainable Practices of the Homebuilding Industry," 2010, (Co-Author, Lead Researcher)
"Perspectives: Bringing Alternative Energy into Focus", 2010, (Contributor)
"Calvert Perspectives: Unparalleled Challenge and Opportunity in Water," 2010, (Contributor)
"Calvert White Paper: Unparalleled Challenge and Opportunity in Water," 2008, (Contributor)
An Evaluation of the Risks of the HidroAysen Project, Op-Ed piece, 2009 (Author)

Career

Jennifer was a guest blogger on the Entrepreneur Talk Blog Sisarina.com in 2010. Her post, "Spin Your Web", detailed her experience in leveraging social media to build her brand. As a writer, Jennifer knows the importance of having a strong social media presence. These platforms play a critical role in helping writers find and connect with their audience, which is especially crucial for new, unpublished writers.

Kids/Family

Jennifer researches and writes content for four weekly Macaroni Kid publications for moms and dads in the greater Pittsburgh area. Her work reaches over 10,000 subscribers every week.

Projects by Asset Type
Newsletter Content

Jennifer researches and writes content for four weekly Macaroni Kid publications for moms and dads in the greater Pittsburgh area. Her work reaches over 10,000 subscribers every week.

White Paper

During her time at Calvert Investments, Jennifer contributed to a number of white papers aimed at educating investors on the risks associated on investments, industries, and businesses that fail to address climate change issues in their planning.

Script/Video

Jennifer has been writing screenplays and short fiction for nine years. Her work has reached the finals and semi-finals of film festivals such as Burbank, Beverly Hills, and Richmond, and in 2013 her television pilot "Travelers" won Best Original TV Drama in the Creative World Awards.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

Jennifer researches and writes varied content pieces for four weekly Macaroni Kid publications for moms and dads in the greater Pittsburgh area. Her work reaches over 10,000 subscribers every week. She focuses on topics of general interest to parents.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Jennifer researches and writes articles for four weekly online newsletters for Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh. She writes on a wide range of topics that are of interest to parents. She has recently written pieces that explore the negative effects of compulsive texting on teenage girls, how to protect kids from identity theft, the benefits of reading aloud to kids, and ways for parents to help their kids develop healthy mindsets. Her work reaches over 10,000 subscribers in the Pittsburgh area alone, and her articles are frequently made available to all national Macaroni Kid "publisher moms" for inclusion in their own newsletters.

Projects by Company Size
Small Business

Jennifer has experience researching and writing for small to medium sized businesses.

Jennifer currently writes for Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh, a small, locally-owned publication with over 10,000 subscribers in the greater Pittsburgh area. However, her articles are regularly submitted to Macaroni Kid National for inclusion on the "shared article" platform which allows every "publisher mom" to include her articles in their weekly newsletters.

Jennifer worked for Calvert Investments for three years, which is one of the largest sustainable and responsible mutual fund companies in the United States. She frequently contributed to white papers on topics such as alternative energy and water, and she wrote newsletters for Calvert's employee health and wellness committee, which were distributed to all employees. In 2010, she was lead researcher and co-author on Calvert's Homebuilder's Report, which evaluated the sustainability policies and practices of the leading homebuilders in the United States.

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