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Mary Beth A
Writer #12614
Corona, CA
Joined 10/26/2015
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Mary Beth is a 20-year veteran of the newspaper, magazine and journalism industry, currently a freelance writer/editor. She specializes in writing about various topics including education, online learning, business, elder care, death and dying, fresh technology, tablets, cell phones, families, and everyday living. She is outgoing, loves to write, and meet and work with new people. She is excellent at researching topics and providing clean copy on deadline.

Mary Beth is well-educated, receiving a bachelor's degree in Communications/Journalism from Cleveland State University in 1991. She has worked as a reporter, designer and copyeditor for several large newspapers, including the community news section of the "Los Angeles Times" for many years.

Her skills include:

* Journalist and freelance writer for more than 20 years
* Specialize in both web content as well as print media
* Spent 10 years in the newspaper industry as a reporter, editor, manager and page designer
* Recipient of several local and national press club awards

* Proficient in Search Engine Optimization, social media management and keyword search
* Spent four years as a copyeditor and page designer
* City editor for several years at local community newspapers
* Knowledgeable of the following applications: Wiki, CMS, HTML, Quark Express, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Editor, Windows 2000, Photoshop Elements, Hootsuite, SocialOomph and Windows XP

* Proficient in Associated Press style
* Graduated with degrees in Communications and Political Journalism
* Work from home so no office tie-ups, commuter traffic or other interruptions

Please let Mary Beth know how she can help your company!


Business, education, death and dying, elder care, technology, lifestyle


Reading, the beach and spending time with my family


Cleveland State University

Mary Beth was also the successful editor of the student newspaper, "The Cauldron."


51 Projects Completed

Mary Beth is also experienced in writing about family issues, specifically elder care and death and dying. She has a blog dedicated to senior living in California, and she writes about elder care issues for a client.


25 Projects Completed

Mary Beth started writing about educational topics in the 1990s when she covered the Cleveland Board of Education as a reporter. She continues to write about higher education, online learning, technology in the classroom and other similar topics today for various clients.


20 Projects Completed

Mary Beth has written various business stories over the years, but most of her experience comes from working with "Smart Business Magazine" in 2014. She wrote about unique business ventures, community business leaders and interviewed CEOs.


100 Projects Completed

Mary Beth started writing articles during college in the 1980s and continues to do so today for magazines and various websites. She writes about education, death and dying, elder care, technology, family life, business and more. She currently received first place honors from the Society of Professional Journalists - Cleveland Chapter - for a series of articles she wrote about the business community in Cleveland, Ohio.


10 Projects Completed

Mary Beth has also done various types of graphic designing from front pages of newspapers to newsletters and brochures.

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