Writer #9988
Nashville, TN
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Sloan began providing freelance work from Nashville in 2014 after three years working in television news. He has extensive experience writing for the eye and ear - above all, getting information across as quickly as possible.

Sloan's educational background includes:

*Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Political Science with a minor in Communications at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

*National Student Exchange at New College of Florida.

*Independent Study: Radio Documentary.

Sloan has written about 400 articles for the Web for local news stations. In Nashville, he broke news for the ABC affiliate as an associate producer.

He wrote over 100 articles as companion pieces for the television and radio stories he presented on-air.

He has interviewed:
U.S. Senators
Gov. Susana Martinez (NM)
U.S. Army Generals
Numerous Small Business Owners

He also works on creative projects that need to capture an audience's attention quickly, including copywriting for:

-Commercials
-Magazines
-Catalogs

Highlights

Last Login
11/5/16
Elite Skills
2
Samples
4

Industry Projects

  • Entertainment20+
  • Politics20+
  • Business20+

Summary of Industry Experience

Entertainment

Sloan was an associate producer for a local Nashville news station's coverage of the 2011 Country Music Association Awards broadcast on ABC. He also formatted and compiled national entertainment news segments for the station.
He covered breaking news for the station online on weekends, including breaking news immediately following Whitney Houston's death.
In New Mexico, Sloan covered the film industry's ongoing impact in that region and he produced profiles on local filmmakers.

Politics

Sloan hosted a political talk show for the public television station in southern New Mexico. He covered local news on state and U.S. legislators for TV, radio and the Web.
While in New Mexico, he interviewed U.S. Senators, Gov. Susana Martinez (R-NM) and high-ranking cabinet members and political pundits. He also covered the development of a multi-state rail hub being built along the Mexico--United States border.

Business

Sloan crafted original stories about a proposed bill to tax food, impact fees on new developments and minimum wage increase in southern New Mexico.
He interviewed Chamber of Commerce leaders, state finance leaders and economists to create well-rounded business features.
One of his latest stories examined spending at Spaceport America, which is situated in one of the poorest areas of New Mexico.

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