Writer #7015
Waterbury, VT
5 Star Rating
34 Love Lists
26 Clients
32,000 Words
Kendrick studied journalism while completing his undergraduate studies. While attending graduate school he began to look for avenues to expand his experience and expertise outside of academic writing. Working as a freelance reporter for various small publications around Upstate New York and web outlets he began to cover local events and interest pieces. After the recession began further attempts to expand his marketability as a writer and professional led Kendrick to work with and write for a number of online publications and small, local print publications. Serving as a journalist and copywriter by turns helped familiarize Kendrick with the process necessary to produce clean, focused copy that speaks to readers.

Spending nine months running the web presence of a small technology company brought greater experience in copywriting, editing, social media management, SEO best practices and interaction with other media outlets while promoting work. After moving on to new opportunities Kendrick began working with several start ups in various spheres such as politics, music and the environment. While none of these web based publications flourished further experience gained acting as a writer and editor for various entities has proven invaluable.

Continuing to write for himself, friends and customers Kendrick works constantly to hone his craft and remain cognizant of the latest practices and trends associated with successful writing in the evolving digital era. A breadth of experience has created an adaptable writing style capable of meeting any stylistic requirements. Never content with good enough, he works tirelessly to surpass previous standards of success while remaining professional in an extremely competitive marketplace.

Highlights

Endorsements
1
Orders
60
Last Login
11/25/15
Samples
15

Kendrick P's Blog Post Product Experience

14 Projects Completed

Previously managing blog presences for several small companies Kendrick has tailored his voice to the requirements of the position in order to raise readership while increasing interest. Utilizing best SEO practices based on the company's intent and requirements he is capable of writing compelling content while maximizing search engine results.

Industry Projects

  • Technology10+
  • Music9
  • Education5
  • Outdoor/Recreation2
  • Politics1
  • Spirituality1

Summary of Industry Experience

Technology

While managing a small technology company's web presence Kendrick immersed himself in the fast moving world of tech news. Growing through the rapidly evolving tech world of the '90s, his understanding of computers and related technology stems from his own experiences moving with the times. Producing copy for the company's blog about the latest trends and developments gives practical experience gathering and analyzing tech news to create engaging material.

Music

Covering live music and reviewing albums over the last few years has given Kendrick the insight and expertise necessary to fluidly convey ideas to readers that can be difficult to effectively capture. Working for small web and print publications while also creating pieces for artists and record labels gives Kendrick the knowledge necessary to write copy for any purpose or target audience. The experience gained while covering live events and conducting interviews allows the confident completion of any project.

Education

A lifelong educator with a Masters Degree in Education, Kendrick brings great depth of knowledge about all aspects related to education from theory to home / school considerations. Years spent working in a variety of public schools allowed Kendrick to easily move into the capacity of a writer covering various issues affecting the state of education. From opinion about the latest trends to fact based displays of knowledge and information he is able to craft complete pieces.

Outdoor/Recreation

Raised in the remains of the great Eastern Woodlands, Kendrick's love of the natural world surrounding civilization grew through his childhood and time spent in the Boy Scouts. Knowledge of the natural world and many of people's favorite outdoor activities allows Kendrick to create copy that exudes the best parts of outdoor living. Writing about the exploration of the world around us and the best ways people can get out and be active gives the experience to create pieces that powerfully reach the target audience.

Politics

After studying history while an undergraduate Kendrick's interest in the ongoing saga of humanity continues leading through the events shaping society's future. Writing opinion pieces for several small, local print publications helped get Kendrick further into writing. Helping with a pair of attempted web start ups brought further experience and expertise writing informative copy for audiences. A larger base of knowledge and an open mind capable of quickly assimilating information allows the successful creation of a piece for any purpose.

Spirituality

Part of a church going family throughout his youth, Kendrick began studying the world's great variety of religion and spirituality while in school. An open mind and the belief that people should be able to worship freely in the manner they choose led Kendrick to learn about the faith of others as opportunities arose. This same openness allows the creation of copy able to express the ideas associated with any doctrine to effectively reach readers.

Product Projects

  • Presentation100+
  • Article20+
  • Web Page20+
  • Facebook Post20+
  • Blog Post10+
  • Advertisement1

Summary of Product Experience

Presentation

Kendrick worked as a professional educator for several years before major shifts in the field. A long time presenter, he regularly presented to students, parents and other professionals in a variety of roles. Comfortable speaking to large and small groups, he has worked with the digital format in recent years to present information via the world wide web.

Article

Able to utilize a variety of voices and writing styles Kendrick has produced articles about a wide range of topics for both print and digital publications. Employing an adaptable style capable of reaching any target audience, he is capable of modifying content and language as necessary.

Web Page

Comfortable working with Wordpress and related technology, Kendrick managed the web space for a small company while working within the framework created to produce content for a number of publications, both digital and print. A novice in html, he is still capable of creating content as necessary for a variety of purposes.

Facebook Post

Kendrick managed the social media presence for a small technology company and also worked to expand the presence of a property preservation company while serving as a recruiter. Knowledgeable about facebook, its potential to reach a large audience and the best practices involved to promote work, Kendrick has worked with the medium since its inception while a college student.

Blog Post

Previously managing blog presences for several small companies Kendrick has tailored his voice to the requirements of the position in order to raise readership while increasing interest. Utilizing best SEO practices based on the company's intent and requirements he is capable of writing compelling content while maximizing search engine results.

Advertisement

Sales writing meant to improve the reader's association with the company posting the writing in an effort to drive greater business toward their products. SEO best practices included create a slightly awkward read based on the company's writing guidelines.

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