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Colleen S

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Last Login 3/2/2016
Location Phoenix, AZ
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Inactive
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Colleen S has been a journalist for 20 years, including working as a reporter for major daily newspapers and a national news service. During that time she has written hard news stories, as well as investigative and feature stories for print, online and broadcast formats. She has also worked in marketing/public relations for over three years, including for a national audio manufacturer, a non-profit organization and her own company. She has successfully landed clients media coverage on T.V. and radio stations, as well as in newspapers and online publications. She's talented at writing and editing press releases, website content, B2B documents, advertisements, social media blasts and other marketing material.
Specialties
Breaking news and feature articles, press releases and website content. She has written extensively about K-12 education in Arizona, Illinois and Michigan.
Interests
Education, yoga, dance, health and fitness, politics, literature, family life.
Education
Michigan State University Aug 1993 – Dec 1995
Journalism, Bachelor's Degree in Journalism

Colleen S learned crucial practical and theoretical journalism skills at Michigan State University from professors experienced in the field.


Honors and Awards
2003 Second-Place Award for Sustained Neighborhood Reporting May 2003
Colleen S earned this honor for her community news coverage for a daily newspaper in Tucson, Arizona.

2003 Arizona Education Association Presidential Award for Excellence in Education News Coverage Apr 2003
A school district in Arizona nominated Colleen S for this honor and she was chosen based on her comprehensive, balanced and accurate coverage of K-12 education in the state.

Association Memberships
Society of Professional Journalists Jan 2010
Colleen S frequently attends Society of Professional Journalists events and volunteers to help with writing contests.

Projects by Industry
Marketing

Colleen S has written and edited press releases, B2B documents and other documents for small businesses and as a contractor for other marketing/public relations companies.

Education

Colleen S has written and reported on K-12 education for eight years as a reporter at daily and semi-weekly newspapers in Arizona, Michigan and Illinois.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Colleen S has a basic understanding of SEO and incorporates keywords into her blogs to attract viewers to her company's website.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Colleen S has blogged for her own company, as well as for a major daily newspaper. She has blogged on community news in Arizona, along with topics of interest including yoga, literature, relationships and ballet. She has a conversational style and her blogs are informative and entertaining.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Colleen S has been a journalist for 20 years for major daily newspapers and a national news service that provided content to radio stations around the country. She's been a reporter, covering K-12 education, crime, politics, neighborhood issues, city elected officials, sports and other topics. She also worked as an editor, polishing copy from writers around the nation for stories broadcast on radio stations.

Projects by Writing Style
Journalistic

Colleen S has written extensively for daily and semi-weekly newspapers, as well as a national news service.

Projects by Company Size
Medium Business

Colleen S has written for a large audio manufacturer, non-profit organization and many small businesses. She's written news releases, website content, B2B documents, advertisements and other material for diverse companies, organizations and individuals.

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