Writer #5735
Leominster, MA
4 Star Rating
58 Love Lists
24 Clients
56,000 Words
Christine D is a writer, editor, and journalist with more than 17 years of professional experience creating and editing both print and online content. She earned her bachelor's degree in newspaper journalism from Syracuse University's highly regarded S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Her career experience includes both print and online trade journalism, as well as working for a major dotcom and in academia. Her strengths lie in both writing and copy editing, and she also has extensive experience in social media, blogging, and e-newsletters.

Highlights

Endorsements
10
Orders
165
Last Login
11/15/16
Samples
8

Christine D's High Tech Industry Experience

100 Projects Completed

Earlier in her career, Christine wrote and edited for several trade magazines, including those covering electronics assembly, advanced packaging, and design engineering. She became proficient and knowledgeable in specific areas by covering a beat through trade show attendance, industry association membership, and self-paced learning. Her ability to learn quickly, personable nature, attention to detail, and excellent writing skills helped her become a trusted journalist to her sources.

Industry Projects

  • Career100+
  • Staffing100+
  • Science100+
  • Electronics100+
  • High Tech100+
  • Real Estate20+
  • Kids/Family20+

Summary of Industry Experience

Career

Christine worked for a major career-related dotcom for 5 years, writing, editing, and conceptualizing career advice articles and blog posts addressed to both job seekers and employers. Christine also helped market and implement sponsored content to consumer advertisers to monetize the Career Advice section and make it a revenue-generating operation.

Staffing

Christine worked as the Employer producer for a major career-related dotcom, conceptualizing, writing, and editing content that deals with employer-employee relations and legal aspects of this relationship. This included a monthly column highlighting case law of interest to employers, written by a local legal firm that was of great interest to those in human resources and management.

Science

Christine has written about science and technology both as a journalist and as a marketing Web writer for a technical university. She was hired to help a college revamp their Web sites by rewriting all the marketing copy, working closely with the college’s departments to understand what was needed and to get the appropriate information. Christine also wrote about technology for the college’s internal online newsletter.

Electronics

Christine worked as managing editor and Web editor for a trade electronics assembly magazine. Duties included daily Web site updates and a weekly analytical column summarizing electronics assembly industry happenings, writing for the magazine, and attending trade shows. During her time with the magazine, she became a well-respected journalist in the field and was often sought out for exclusives.

High Tech

Earlier in her career, Christine wrote and edited for several trade magazines, including those covering electronics assembly, advanced packaging, and design engineering. She became proficient and knowledgeable in specific areas by covering a beat through trade show attendance, industry association membership, and self-paced learning. Her ability to learn quickly, personable nature, attention to detail, and excellent writing skills helped her become a trusted journalist to her sources.

Real Estate

As a freelance writer, Christine has written several real estate profiles for the MetroWest Daily News in Massachusetts. Unfortunately, since these pieces were written in the early 2000s, the profiles have been removed from the newspaper's online archives. Christine still has her manuscripts and has posted one of the articles she wrote.

Kids/Family

Christine is the mother of two young children: a son and a daughter. Her experiences of becoming a parent, watching her children grow, balancing work and family, discipline, and other topics have become fodder for her writing career, both in print and online.

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