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Last Login 9/30/2016
Location Richmond, RI
Education Masters Degree
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Jim V earned a Master’s Degree in English Literature with a concentration in the Modern American Novel. He studied Philosophy at the graduate level and worked as a university lecturer and assisted people with learning disabilities. As an undergraduate, Jim completed three majors, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics and Political Science, with a pre-law focus.
He has worked in daily, weekly and alternative print media for more than 20 years and has published thousands of articles on topics including congressional debates, court proceedings, Real Estate, business profiles, celebrity interviews, hard news, outdoors, gardening and A&E among others. Jim established himself as a prolific New England journalist and was repeatedly elevated to leadership roles at every publishing company.
Before college, his background also included growing up in a construction family. He worked in night club security (bouncer), as a personal fitness instructor, warehouse equipment operator and truck driver. His entrepreneurial endeavors include owning and operating an alternative magazine, two live music venues, and a restaurant.
In his younger days, Jim was also an athlete who won several national-level bodybuilding and powerlifting competitions.
Currently Jim works as a freelance ghostwriter, taking on select assignments.
Specialties
Based on his education, background, employment, entrepreneurial endeavors, life experiences and interests, Jim tends to focus on the following areas.
Legal Writing
Journalism & Copywriting
Blog Posts (General Topics)
Biographies & Autobiographies (Ghostwriting)
Real Estate & Homes
Politics
Sports (Football)
Health & Fitness
Product Reviews
Literature
Interests
Jim has a great passion for learning. He spends his “down time” researching the salient issues of the day, from law and politics to arts and culture, reading classic novels and staying current with Hollywood and independent films. He also enjoys trout fishing, pro football and is an avid gardener.
Education
Rhode Island College English Literature, Master's Degree

His concentration was on the Modern American Novel and his master’s thesis was written on the relationship between Ernest Hemingway and ancient Greek philosophy.


Rhode Island College Political Science, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics, English, Bachelor's of Arts

Jim completed three majors and a minor as an undergraduate in pre-law. His undergraduate work in Political Science focused on constitutional law, FCC regulations, the American presidency and policy. The History of Philosophy major was dedicated to the in-depth study of world religions, existentialism and logic. His study of Aesthetics focused on visual art and the writing.

Extracurricular Activities
Student Government
The Anchor (student newspaper) news/sportswriter
The Examined Life (college alternative paper) writer/editor
Shoreline (literary publication) contributor
Philosophy Club (president)
Political Science Club (president)
Chess Club (member)


Projects by Industry
Legal

Jim has an extensive background in the legal field and currently provides content for legal sites and blogs daily.

EDUCATION
Jim was a pre-law student as an undergraduate, triple majoring in Political Science, Philosophy and Aesthetics. He also minored in English Lit and went on to earn a Master's Degree in English. As an undergraduate he excelled in coursework that included constitutional law, criminal law, U.C.C. regulations, contracts, philosophy of law, judicial process, among many others.
He supplemented his direct law studies with courses stressing philosophical reasoning, psychology and he successfully completed courses on Intermediate and Advanced Logic.
For Extracurricular activities, Jim was a member of Student Government, President of the Political Science Club, President of the Philosophy Club, member of the Chess Club and Debate Team.

EXPERIENCE
As a 20-plus-year newspaper veteran, Jim wrote hundreds of articles involving legal matters, including a variety civil and criminal litigation, bankruptcy and governmental process.
He produces content for legal and law firm websites on a daily basis, covering topics such as personal injury, family law, defendant rights, bankruptcy, trending legal topics and commentary on recent court decisions among others.

Politics

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Green Living

Jim leads an environmentally conscious lifestyle. He is an organic gardener, makes use of sustainable energy/practices and follows the ongoing development of green technologies.

Real Estate

Jim was the editor of a weekly Real Estate publication for 5 years during his career in print media. He also has many years of hands-on experience in construction as a general contractor and carpenter.

Fitness

Jim V was a champion bodybuilder and powerlifter in his younger days. He also worked as a fitness instructor and personal trainer and has coached hundreds of people to achieve success through diet and fitness programs.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Jim V is a freelance writer with more than 20 years experience as a reporter and editor in daily, weekly and alternative newspaper. His vast experience allows him to produce engaging and insightful articles with a voice tailored for any given audience.

Newsletter Content

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Journalist

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Legal/Paralegal

Jim has published hundreds of articles pertaining to court cases and legal controversies during his 20-plus year career in the newspaper industry. As a freelance writer he regularly provides content for law firms and articles on topics of law.

Research Writer

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Conversational

Jim V has more than 20 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Journalistic

Veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience as a reporter and editor in daily, weekly and alternative newspaper. Currently working as a professional freelance writer,

Projects by Company Size
Medium Business

Jim V has worked for several mid-sized newspapers and magazines as a writer and editor. he has written and edited thousands of works.

Small Business

Jim V founded, edited and wrote articles for a small statewide alternative newspaper that continues to publish to this day.

Fortune 500

Jim V worked for a Fortune 500 newspaper corporation as a reporter and editor. He has written and edited thousands of articles during his career.

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