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Completed Orders 949
Revisions/Order 0.10
Repeat Clients 45%
Last Login 9/28/2016
Location St. Louis, MO
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
Endorsements
Blog Post5
Web Page3
Article2
Marketing2
Sports2
Annual Report1
Press Release1
Script/Video1
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Summary of Experience
Chris C is an award-winning news reporter and copywriter. He has worked for major media companies such as Pulitzer and Lee Enterprises. He's also worked as a mergers and acquisitions reporter for a division of the Financial Times Group. His reporting has appeared on a variety of national news websites, including Forbes. Chris specializes in business and technology but can handle virtually any assignment. He has specific expertise in banking, investment and technology and has interviewed dozens of leading North American CEOs. Chris has also authored white papers, ebooks and marketing materials for a variety of Fortune 1000 and Fortune 500 companies. Chris majored in journalism and studied media communications and public relations at the graduate level. He's a proven, vetted professional who produces clean, creative copy -- byline or no byline.
Specialties
Chris C has deep experience with business, technology and finance writing. He's covered everything from billion dollar mergers and IPOs to the mom-and-pop shop down the street. He's been a full-time financial services and technology reporter for a national news service. Chris also spent several years as general assignment news reporter for a major news organization. He's covered everything from crime and courts to city hall and sports. Given that experience -- and his years of freelance writing -- he can write authoritatively about most subjects.
Interests
Chris C is interested in business, finance, sports, technology, science, law, the arts and recreation. He is an avid reader, enjoys the outdoors and loves to travel. He's visited Canada, Alaska, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Honduras, Belize and Mexico in the last couple of years, and plans to keep exploring.
Education
University of Missouri/Webster University Journalism, B.A. M.A.

Chris was educated at the University of Missouri and Webster University. He studied journalism and Media Communications and Public Relations at the graduate level.


Honors and Awards
First Place, Best News Story (Missouri Press Association Annual Awards)

First Place, Best Sports Feature (Illinois Press Association Annual Awards)

First Place, Best Story about Religion (Missouri Press Association Annual Awards)

Second Place, Best Story about the Outdoors (Missouri Press Association Annual Awards)

Second Place, Best Story about History (Missouri Press Association Annual Awards)

Association Memberships
Illinois Press Association Chris C joined the Illinois Press Association while working as a reporter in 2010.

Missouri Press Association Chris C joined the Missouri Press Association in 2004 while working as a news reporter.

Projects by Industry
Multimedia

Chris C has been a full-time journalist for roughly a decade. He's written for about a dozen publications, national and local. He's an experienced podcaster and videographer. He's also well-versed in SEO writing.

Technology

Chris C has written extensively about technology for the Financial Times Group and other media organizations. He's covered everything from start-up culture to social gaming. He's also written tech sector analysis based on investigative reporting and conversations with analysts and key players in the space.

Finance

Chris C has written extensively about finance for the Financial Times Group and other major publications. He has particular experience writing about mergers, private equity, venture capital and small investor issues.

Gaming

Chris C has covered the gaming industry for a national publication. He has focused particularly on social and mobile gaming, two of the fastest-growing areas of the gaming industry.

Sports

Chris C has written about sports for several newspapers and corporate clients. He is deeply familiar with the subject and able to write authoritatively about most popular sports.

Business

Chris C is an award-winning news reporter and content specialist who has written about business full-time for a division of the Financial Times Group. Over the last decade he has written thousands of articles and blog posts about business, covering everything from features to billion dollar mergers.

Banking

Chris C has covered the banking and financial services sectors extensively while working as a reporter for a division of the Financial Times Group. He has deep knowledge of the subject and can write authoritatively on most banking issues.

Legal

Chris C has extensive experience covering the legal industry. He's written about numerous court cases and legal issues.

Outdoor/Recreation

Chris C has written numerous articles about recreation and the outdoors. He's covered everything from bird watchers to invasive flying fish.

Real Estate

Chris C is a veteran journalist and content specialist with significant experience writing promotional real estate copy. He can write town features and real estate listings in an engaging, creative style.

Science

Chris C has covered science issues for several major news organizations. He has a deep interest in the subject and enjoys reading about it in his spare time.

Agriculture

Chris C has written about agricultural issues as both a news reporter and a freelance copywriter. He can write authoritatively about modern farming.

Medical

Chris C has written dozens of stories about the medical industry. He covered medical issues for a regional newspaper and covered the medical device market for a national business publication.

High Tech

Chris C covered the technology sector for a prominent national news organization. He's covered everything from 3D printing to advertising technology. He's also written extensively about technology as a freelance copywriter.

Health

Chris C has written about health as both a news reporter and freelance content specialist. He's written about hospitals, medical devices, patient issues and numerous other subjects.

Government

Chris C has written about politics and government as a news reporter and as a freelance content specialist. He covered government issues for several prominent media organizations.

Food

Chris C has written hundreds of news articles and blog posts about food. He's written restaurant reviews, features and promotional copy.

Entertainment

Chris C has written hundreds of stories and blog posts about entertainment while working as a features reporter and freelance content specialist. He's written concert reviews and has interviewed numerous well-known entertainers.

Humor

Chris C has written dozens of humorous columns and recorded a series of humorous podcasts while working as a news reporter.

Software

Chris C is a veteran professional journalist who has covered the technology sector for a prominent national news organization. He has written dozens of articles about software and software-related technology topics.

Travel

Chris C has written dozens of travel articles during his career journalist. He also nurses a serious case of wanderlust, having traveled to half a dozen countries in the last few years.

Projects by SEO Skill
Title/Meta Descriptions

Chris C has written hundreds of SEO titles and meta descriptions. He makes sure these are logical and follow SEO best practices.

SEO Keyword Requirements

Chris C is an experienced SEO copywriter with a diverse portfolio of projects to his credit. He's written product reviews, blog posts, industry articles and much more. He tries to incorporate advanced SEO concepts in his writing, using logic to anticipate what people are searching for.

Projects by Asset Type
Copywriting

Chris C is a veteran journalist and copywriter. His style, which has been developed over the course of 10 years as a professional writer, engages and converts the reader without lapsing into jargon or cliche.

News Story

Chris C has written thousands of news stories for some of the largest media groups in the United States. He has national-level financial and business coverage experience and can write in virtually any style or format.

Press Release

Chris C is an experienced journalist who has written dozens of press releases and read thousands more. Because he's been on the receiving end of countless pitches, he knows exactly what makes a press release work.

Blog Post

Chris C is an experienced journalist and content specialist who has written dozens of blog posts on a variety of subjects. He knows how to craft compelling copy that grabs the reader's attention.

Article

Chris C is a veteran journalist and content specialist who has written thousands of news articles. He's covered numerous beats and can write authoritatively on a wide range of subjects.

Web Page

When clients need to create compelling new Web pages or refresh existing content, Chris C is here to help. His copy engages the reader deeply while conveying a sense of authority and competence. He has particular experience with business, finance, technology and gaming industry Web page creation, but can write for any industry. Chris C knows Web pages are a company's public face, so he polishes every word until it shines -- and stresses accuracy above all else.

White Paper

Chris C draws on his experience as a business journalist to craft authoritative white papers. His ability to quickly internalize complex information allows him to create white papers that are both credible and compelling.

Book

Chris C has written several electronic books for corporate clients, including relatively complex assignments for Fortune 1000 firms. Chris specializes in finance, technology and business topics.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Chris C is an experienced journalist with a decade of newsroom experience. He's won numerous awards for editorial excellence and has written extensively about technology, finance, sports, business and many other subjects. Chris C has been a staff writer for national and regional news organizations and is a freelance SEO copywriter.

Copywriter

Chris C is an experienced copywriter and content specialist. He writes cleanly, clearly and effectively.

Script Writer

Chris C is an experienced script writer. He has written scribble scripts, speeches and similar items for corporate clients.

Editor

Chris C is an experienced copy editor. He spent one year copy editing a weekly newspaper before beginning his career as a reporter.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Chris C is a veteran journalist who has written hundreds of investigative pieces written in an authoritative style.

Conversational

Chris C is a veteran journalist and content specialist who has authored hundreds of columns, blog posts and other items written in a conversational style.

Journalistic

Chris C has written thousands of news stories, blog posts and other items for several large media companies.

Projects by Company Size
Large Business

Chris C has been a long-time staff journalist for two of the largest media companies in the United States.

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