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Rhoda L

Writer #8985






Profile Summary
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Last Login 12/19/2015
Location Reading, PA
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Inactive
Industry
Asset Type
Expertise
Experience
Summary of Experience
Since 2009, Rhoda has been an accomplished beauty/fashion columnist, covering all aspects of the industry for publications such as Fashion Evolution, The Pretty Year and TypeF, Tyra Banks' beauty repository. She is also adept at entertainment and media reporting. Rhoda holds a BA in creative writing and is also a published fiction author.

In addition, Rhoda is an interior stylist with close to a decade of practical experience in home decor, furniture design, decorating and remodeling. She is currently developing a line of upcycled furniture and home goods.
Specialties
Rhoda specializes in trend reports, beauty how-tos, pop culture critique, entertainment news, and DIY decor. She is an experienced multi-CMS blogger and microblogging enthusiast (Twitter, Tumblr).
Interests
In her spare time, Rhoda is an avid fiber artist and crafter. She enjoys researching eco-friendly design innovations, working with lower-income communities in reproductive health education and studying foreign languages.
Projects by Industry
Beauty

Rhoda provides engaging, informative commentary about hair, skin and nail care. She also highlights the scientific findings and technological innovations driving the beauty industry. Her specialties include at-home recipes for facials and exfoliation, hair care for people of color, and organic, eco-friendly products.

Entertainment

For various venues, Rhoda acts as a pop culture correspondent, reporting on the latest in entertainment news. She covers red carpet fashion, music reviews and television show recaps. Her work is often humorous yet never cruel, in an attempt to revolutionize the often unsympathetic world of pop culture critique.

Fashion

Rhoda explores the inner workings of fashion with designer profiles, trade news and personal styling tips. She also covers celebrity fashion faux pas, street style and industry politics.

Craft

As a fiber arts and crafting aficionado, Rhoda has written how-to guides for knitting, crocheting and DIY beauty recipes. She also has experience covering the reconstructed clothing movement ("t-shirt surgery"/"wardrobe remixing") and its effect on the fashion industry for print and digital media.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Rhoda's effortless and engaging blog posts are proven to increase and maintain readership. She's covered celebrity news and gossip, television show recaps and fashion critiques via this medium, each with an adaptive tone to suit the mood.

News Story

With a strong educational background in journalism and over a decade of field experience, Rhoda is well-suited for any report. She is well-versed in AP style conventions and is able to maintain an objective voice. Her prose is crisp, informative, and easy for readers to digest.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

For sites such as Mom.me and TypeF, Tyra Banks' beauty and fashion repository, Rhoda researches and presents beauty advice and fashion designer profiles. She uses a conversational, lighthearted tone and frequently injects pop culture references to engage the reader.

Humorous

During her stint at the now defunct The Pretty Year, Rhoda delivered weekly takedowns on celebrity fashion and pop culture. Among these assignments were several season-long recaps of reality television programming dedicated to the fashion industry. The conversational, casual tone of the site called for "girlfriend humor," in which Rhoda specializes.

Journalistic

A trained journalist with 15 years of experience, Rhoda has covered government politics, celebrities, fashion runway shows and environmental justice movements. Her work has appeared in the Reading Eagle/Times, Graffiti and Fashion Evolution, ranging from investigative reports to small business profiles.

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