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Lisa M

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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 28
Revisions/Order 0.04
Repeat Clients 50%
Last Login 9/26/2016
Location Anchorage, AK
Education Some College
Status Available
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Lisa M. has worked as a writer, reporter and editor since 2005. She specializes in outdoor, travel, fitness/wellness and profile writing, plus manuscript editing. She has authored one local guidebook with two more on the way, and contributes regularly to prominent newspapers, magazines and websites.
Specialties
outdoors, travel, health, fitness, wellness, profiles
Association Memberships
Outdoor Writers Association of America Jun 2015
Lisa M. joined the Outdoor Writers Association of America in 2005.

Editorial Freelancers Association Apr 2015
Lisa M. has been a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association since 2005.

Projects by Industry
Outdoor/Recreation

Lisa M. has worked as an Alaska-based outdoors writer since 2005. She has authored one hiking guidebook with a second on the way, and regularly contributes outdoors material to national magazines, prominent newspapers and major websites. Just as importantly, she "walks the talk"; if she's not at her computer writing, she's probably off in the mountains somewhere.

Travel

Lisa M. has traveled extensively through Europe, Central America, Canada and the United States. She's written hundreds of travel articles with a particular focus on adventure travel, including visits to Alaska and Ireland. She is also fluent in Latin American Spanish, and is currently updating the 11th edition of a popular travel handbook.

Fitness

Lisa M. is a certified personal trainer with more than 3,000 hours of hands-on client experience, including one-on-one, small group and large group training sessions. Her clients have included post-rehab populations, sports teams, semi-pro athletes and older adults. She's written thousands of articles on all things fitness and wellness for a number of magazines and websites.

Projects by Asset Type
Book

Lisa M. has completed one localized hiking guidebook, with a second on the way. She is also updating the 11th edition of a popular travel handbook for her home state of Alaska, and has contributed to multiple anthologies. Lisa also provides developmental and copy editing for book manuscripts, as well as shorter length works.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Eleven years of boots on the ground experience as a newspaper columnist and reporter, with an old-fashioned work ethic and sense of journalistic ethics. Primary beats include outdoors, recreation and profiles, particularly in the non-profit sector and local politics. Also served as senior editor for a national glossy.

Copywriter

Has served as a copywriter and copy editor for major publishers, New York Times bestselling authors, private entrepreneurs and family-owned small businesses. Excels at producing smooth, publication-ready copy that's free of cliches, matches your company's natural tone, and draws readers in with its conversational, easy to read style.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Lisa M. writes in a clear, conversational style that makes almost any topic easily accessible to the reader. From untangling a snarl of conflicting regulations about animal trapping to making shopping for home appliances actually sound interesting, she understands that speaking directly to the reader is the best way to get your message across.

Journalistic

Lisa M. has worked as a journalist since 2005, writing columns, features, profiles and news briefs for the two largest newspapers in her area. She follows an old-fashioned work ethic and prides herself on not just her impartiality, objectivity and ethics, but also the sense of humanity and perspective that she brings to her work. Lisa does both straight reporting and long-form narrative.

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