Writer #14262
Wilkes-Barre, PA
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She's realistically been writing since she was old enough to touch a typewriter, but as far as on a professional competency level, this became a career in about 2008.
She'll break it down for you in a short (chronological!) list:
- Advanced Placement/Honors/Dual Enrollment English placement since age 14
- 4 years on staff (as both Features Editor and then Editor in Chief) of her high school newspaper, serving a student body of nearly 4,500 students
- 7-time Gold Standard award winner in student journalism from the PSPA (PA School Press Association)
- Student Board Liason for the PA School Press Association (chosen out of every school district within the commonwealth)
- PA School Press Association Student Board Member
- $1200 Jason Goldenberg Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship Winner (2012)
- NPR 3-Minute-Fiction Finalist
- East Stroudsburg University "Comic-Thon" 2012 Winner
- Two time journalism scholarship award winner (Luzerne County Community College, 2015/16)
- Outstanding honors graduate (Journalism & Communications Program, 2016)

She also currently works for a mid-level news publication as a correspondent and columnist for the past year, specializing in feature stories and arts & entertainment pieces.
Her column, in an arts and entertainment weekly, is known as the "Ink Spot," focusing on tattoo artistry and culture in and around the Northeastern PA region.

Highlights

Last Login
4/10/16
Samples
3

Industry Projects

  • Other100+

Summary of Industry Experience

Other

She works for a mid-level local news publication primarily, covering multiple types of stories such as (but not limited to): community functions, large musical acts, local arts and entertainment, non-profit organizations/fundraisers.

Product Projects

  • Article100+
  • Press Release20+

Summary of Product Experience

Article

She specializes in news articles of all types and subject matter. She has extensive experience in the news industry, currently working as a correspondent and columnist for a news publication with a readership of ~250,000.

Press Release

She previously worked as an Assistant Marketing Manager for a third-tier market local news publication and its weekly subsidiaries. She was in charge of all marketing campaigns, local outreach, ad-composition, public relations and various press releases for the firm.

She also has taken multiple courses in public relations, and served as PR Director of a local women's flat track roller derby team in her area.

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