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Amanda S

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Last Login 8/1/2016
Location Sand Springs, OK
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
The last fourteen years of her professional career, Amanda has taught all aspects of writing and grammar to upper level secondary and college level students. This experience has transferred to a new career of writing full time.

Beginning in 2013, she started her writing career in a personal blog, which led to more writing opportunities. She became a contributing writer for Tabata Times in 2014.

Shortly after, Amanda became a freelance writer for Oklahoma Sports and Fitness Magazine, writing multiple articles, including two feature stories. She was also a member of the WODTalk magazine Media Team in 2015.

While Amanda is fairly new to the industry, she is well versed in the mechanics and development of writing. She would be a wonderful asset to anyone looking for a writer with the ability to reach, entertain, and engage readers.
Specialties
Fitness writing; research; education
Interests
Reading; CrossFit
Education
Northeastern State University Aug 2008 – Jul 2009
Library Media and Information Technology, Masters

Amanda completed her Masters Degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.9 in Library Media and Information Technology. She completed courses covering literature for children and young adults, as well as Quantitative Research study. She spent a year studying Literature and Research and Grant writing.


Oklahoma State University Aug 1997 – May 2002
Secondary English Education, Bachelors

Amanda attended Oklahoma State University from 1997-2002, and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelors Degree in Secondary English Education. On top of all of the literature and writing courses Amanda completed as part of her major, she also spent two years studying Journalism. Amanda completed courses in Reporting, Introduction to Advertising, Mass Communication Law, and Introduction to Journalism.


Certificates
Level 1 Trainer CrossFit
Sep 2013
Amanda became a certified level 1 instructor for CrossFit in 2013. Since this time she has been working part time as a trainer at her local CrossFit affiliate.

Certified Teacher Oklahoma State Department of Education
Jun 2002
Amanda became a certified teacher in 2002.

Certified Teacher Oklahoma State Department of Education
Jun 2002
Amanda became a certified teacher in 2002.

Certified Teacher Oklahoma State Department of Education
Jun 2002
Amanda became a certified teacher in 2002.

Projects by Industry
Fitness

Amanda has became a Level 1 Certified trainer for CrossFit in 2013. She has been an active member of the CrossFit community for five years. In 2013 she also became a blog writer, in which most of her articles centered around fitness, nutrition, and personal growth. She began writing for Tabata Times as a contributing writer, and was also a member of the 2015 WODTalk Magazine Media Team. Amanda also wrote articles for Oklahoma Sports and Fitness, including two feature articles. Each of these required interviewing and research.

Education

Amanda has spent fourteen years as a public high school teacher and two years teaching at the college level. She is well versed in all matters of education, including the pedagogy, methodology, and trends. Amanda has a bachelors degree in Secondary Education and a Masters Degree in Library Science and Information Technology. She is a certified teacher, and is very capable of explaining, describing, and informing in all matters of education.

Kids/Family

Amanda began a personal blog in 2014. As a mother of two boys, she has experienced motherhood from many angles and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with other parents. Amanda is not afraid to discuss many topics that face parents and children in today's changing world. She has also spent fourteen years teaching students of all ages, and has a good grasp on many family dynamics.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Amanda became a personal blogger in 2013. Most of Amanda's topics centered around her fitness experience, but also spent time writing personal articles revolving around her family. She is able to use a friendly and conversational tone to engage readers and entertain her audience. Her laid back style helps to reach the audience, but her attention to detail shows her readers that she is an expert in the subject matter.

Article

Amanda has written several journalistic articles for magazines. Through these articles she has conducted research and interviews to create professional, informative articles. Amanda's voice is strong and knowledgeable and she is committed to providing detailed and accurate information. She also studied two years of journalism, and is qualified to create articles for any media outlet.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

As part of Amanda's undergraduate course work, she spent two years in Journalism courses before changing her major to English. In her writing experience, she has completed numerous articles where she conducted interviews, researched topics, and wrote in a journalistic style for a magazine. Two of these articles were the feature articles for their respective months. In these articles, Amanda conducted research over the given topics, conducted interviews of participants, and told the story from an unbiased perspective. Amanda has also previously shadowed news producers inside a broadcast studio as part of her training, giving her an extra insight into the fast paced world of Journalism.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Amanda has served as a contributing writer to a magazine style blog. In this capacity, Amanda has written several blog style posts with a conversational tone. Amanda enjoys relating to her audience on a friendly level, and has written several posts in this style. Most of her posts have been in the fitness industry, but she has also written several parenting articles, as well as those on the topic of education.

Journalistic

Amanda began her writing career in college when she was studying for her undergraduate degree. During this time, Amanda took two years of Journalism courses before changing her major to English. After teaching writing for fourteen years, some of which she taught journalistic writing, Amanda began to reach out to local magazines to contribute as a freelance writer. In these opportunities, Amanda has written several articles in which she has written in a journalistic style.

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