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Sloan P

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Last Login 8/26/2016
Location Nashville, TN
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
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
Specialties
Sloan specializes in content marketing for small to medium businesses.
Interests
Sloan is passionate about telling stories that feature strong central characters that offer audiences a "hero" to root for - whether the owner of a small business or the protagonist of a short story.
Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Aug 2007 – May 2011
Political Science, B.S.

Sloan studied Political Science with a concentration in International Studies. His capstone project examined the economic development of Mumbai, India.


New College of Florida Aug 2009 – May 2010
Political Science, B.S.

Sloan spent two semesters at New College of Florida, honing his research and writing skills in courses on urban planning and comparative politics. He also began his journalism career with an independent radio study taught by an NPR reporter.


Projects by Industry
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.

Projects by Asset Type
News Story

Sloan has worked as an associate producer for a television station in Nashville, Tenn. and as an on-air reporter for a TV/radio station in southern New Mexico.
The stories he covered range from political and entertainment features to hard news spots on wildfires, mental illness and the minimum wage.
He has a sound grasp of standard news practices, particularly in the broadcast format.

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