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Heather C

Writer #4002

Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 1,869
Revisions/Order 0.06
Repeat Clients 48%
Last Login 10/19/2016
Location Henderson, NV
Education Associates Degree
Status Available
Blog Post7
Home Living2
Press Release1
Asset Type
Summary of Experience
Heather has been a writer since 1989 when she first started working for a local newspaper as a sports stringer. Since then she has worked for local newspapers covering a variety of beats, including sports, politics, features, local interest and travel destinations. Currently, she has been specializing in sports, education and travel (focusing on Disney and Florida travel), while she works on completing her advanced degree in Journalism and Political Science.

In addition to the above experience, Heather has worked on projects for blogs, how-to instructional websites, newsletters, website rewrites and product descriptions.
Heather has written using different types of composition, including comparing and contrasting, defining and descriptive. Articles and stories written have included those for blogs, product websites, feature articles, advertising copy and how-to.
When she is not writing Heather enjoys playing tennis, traveling with her family, reading, cooking and baking and home interior design. All of her interests are reflected in the types of articles and stories she writes.
Illinois State University Jan 1996 – Sep 1996
Journalism, Did not complete

While at Illinois State University, Heather was an active member of the student newspaper, The Daily Vidette, where she worked as the assignment editor. She also worked on the school's television station as a graphics editor and technical director.

William Rainey Harper College Jan 1993 – Dec 1995
Photography and Journalism, AAS Journalism

While at Harper College Heather was very active on the student newspaper, The Harbiner, as the Sports Editor. She was later promoted to the position of Managing Editor. During her time at Harper College she had taken several photographs, one of which is still hanging up in the president's office.

Florida Atlantic University Jan 2003 –
Journalism and Political Science, Not yet Received

Heather is currently working on completing her BA degrees in both Journalism and Political Science. After which she plans to continue on to recieve her Master's degree, followed by her law degree.

Projects by Industry

Heather Leigh's craft writing experience include how to make holiday gifts, decor, kid's crafts, classroom crafts and jewelry. Articles that she has written include "Types of Beads," "How To Make Flowers Using Votive Candles," and different holiday-themed crafts for kids and classrooms.


She has shared her love for cooking and baking through articles. Food related topics covered include recipes, recipe reviews and kitchen tips. Articles she has written include "How to Make a Vegetable Pizza," "Super Bowl Favorites," "Best Frozen Drinks for Kids" and "Easy Appetizers for Any Occasion."


Many of her kid-related articles include how to travel, how to keep kids safe and dealing with schools. Articles she has written include "Best Places at Disney World to Visit with Kids," "Christmas Shirts for Kids," "Best Holiday Gifts for Kids" and "Best Spring Break Activities with Kids."


Heather has a passion for travel and has found a way to combine that passion with her love for writing. Travel articles she has covered include Florida, Walt Disney World, historical destinations, romance, family and Las Vegas travel. Sample articles she has written include "What to Pack When Traveling with Kids," "Best Restaurants in Vegas," "Holiday Travel to Walt Disney World" and "Unique Travel Destinations."


Heather has written about different issues regarding local, state and national transportation laws. She has written about how-to apply for a CDL, Class E and Motorcycle licenses in various states. Other transportation related articles she has written include best ways to travel with a trailer, how-to hook up with a trailer and requirements for driving with a trailer.


Heather has written a variety of how-to articles related to finding a job, professional attire and career advancement. Her articles about finding employment have included where to look for jobs, how-to dress for an interview, resume writing, phone interview tips and questions to ask during an interview. She has also written several tip related articles on what to wear when working in various professional levels, including professional and business casual.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Heather has recently worked hard on improving her SEO skills by seeking out work with higher levels of SEO requirements. She has been working more recently with a photography website in publishing various articles geared toward new photographers with SEO keywords. She plans to continue to improve and learn as much as she can about SEO keywords.

Projects by Asset Type

Heather has written many different types of articles for both online and print publications. She has been a writer since 1989 when she first started off at a local newspaper as a sports stringer. Article topics she has covered include local news items, sports, personality profiles and business reviews.

Blog Post

Heather is currently writting her own blogs about travel to and from the Walt Disney World and Vero Beach areas. She focuses on travling with families and has recently started to blog about paranormal travel.

Other blog posts she has written have included how-to articles for home improvement, decorating, education and product reviews. More recently she has written several blog posts for a photography website, including information on how-to shoot, use lighting and backgrounds in a studio.


Heather worked as a copy writer for a local website, which offered clients advertising links and promotional advertising for their businesses. She was in charge of writing both long and short advertisment copy, as well as shoot photographs to complement the ad. She has also written product information copy for website product promotions.

Projects By Expertise

As a journallist Heather has covered everything from local interest to high school sports teams and business reviews to government issues. During her career she has developed a sense of what readers want and how to give it to them. Her favorite news stories to cover are those that tug a little at the heart, such as human interest and communities recovering from disasters.

Projects by Writing Style

Over the years Heather has written many time sensitive articles for local newspapers. Articles she has covered include press conferences, grand openings, sports coverage, community features and business reviews. She has also covered local disasters and recovery in areas of Florida that have been hit hard by hurricanes and other natural disasters.

Projects by Company Size
Small Business

Heather has written company profiles for online directories and advertising websites. She has also worked on writing company newsletters for both employees and clients. She has worked a little with larger companies, but her favorite work is with smaller businesses where she can get to know the owners, employees and clients on a more personal level.


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