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Wendy A

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Last Login 7/10/2016
Location Tulsa, OK
Education College Diploma
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Summary of Experience
Wendy writes under the pen name, Yari. Yari is a contributing writer for tunedinparents.com where she writes articles focused on fitness and nutrition, wellness, and self improvement. She was also the lead writer for an entertainment blog, flairtv.com. Yari enjoys writing about the stories of others. She is fascinated by the awareness that every person has one and she wants to share that unique story with others. Her passion for investigative journalism grew past the boundaries of just news and she found her niche writing feature stories on celebrities while working with flairtv.com. Finding the "story behind the story"; being able to highlight the details behind the obvious; and crafting a finished product that's as unique as the person behind the tale is what motivates, inspires, and drives her to write.
Specialties
Blog writing; feature writing; editing and copy writing.
Interests
Fitness and nutrition; human interest stories where people have overcome extraordinary circumstances; feature writing; blogging; motivational and self-improvement topics; mental wellness.
Education
Columbia College Chicago Aug 2008 – May 2011
Broadcast Journalism, BA

Wendy graduated with honors with a BA in broadcast journalism. Her love for journalism was merely a stepping stone, and she found that her passion grew well past the boundaries of just news. She fell in love with story-telling, and her journalistic skill enhanced her ability to interview her subjects creatively, to see beyond the obvious, and to draw out intriguing stories.


Honors and Awards
National Association of Black Journalists Aug 2010


CSBG-ARRA Scholarship Aug 2010


Chicago Defender Scholarship Jun 2010
Wendy was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the Chicago Defender for her academic performance in her field of study. The Chicago Defender is a local publication focused on news and achievements in the African American community in Chicago.

Irv Kupcinet Media Arts Scholarship Aug 2009
Wendy was awarded a $3000.00 Irv Kupcinet Media Arts scholarship in recognition of her academic performance in her field of study.

Association Memberships
National Association of Black Journalists Aug 2010


Projects by Industry
Health

Wendy (Yari) contributes articles about healthy living through fitness and nutrition. She emphasizes the skills and tools that can help you succeed at your fitness and nutrition goals.

Nutrition

Wendy (Yari) writes about the benefits of healthy, clean nutrition. She pairs information about healthy food with recipes that readers can try for themselves.

Self Help

Wendy (Yari) contributes articles about improving the quality of your life by improving yourself first. The topics she covers range from managing your thoughts to practicing gratitude daily as ways to change your emotional state and your outlook on the world around you.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Wendy (Yari) is a contributing writer for www.tunedinparents.com where she writes articles providing tips for parents on how to develop and manage a healthy and fit lifestyle. Her work ranges from self-help and motivational content to nutritional tips. From how positive self-talk and gratitude can enhance one's life to how to make healthy eating a part of family life, Yari emphasizes a complete approach to wellness embodying the physical, mental and emotional aspects of life. She also writes feature pieces on parents highlighting extraordinary aspects of their lives as leaders in their communities or their respective fields of expertise.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Wendy (Yari) is a contributing writer for a website that's focused on parenting. The feature articles are focused on a parent who has done or is doing something extraordinary in his or her community or has overcome a challenge to succeed.

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