Writer #15716
Richmond, RI
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5 Star Rating
58 Love Lists
148 Clients
322,000 Words
Jim V earned a Master’s Degree in English Literature with a concentration in the Modern American Novel. He studied Philosophy at the graduate level, worked as a university lecturer and assisted people with learning disabilities.
As an undergraduate, he completed three majors, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics and Political Science, with a Pre-Law focus.

His background includes:

Journalism: He worked in daily, weekly and alternative print media for more than 25 years and has published thousands of articles on topics including congressional debates, court proceedings, politics, sports, Real Estate, business, celebrity interviews, hard news, outdoors, gardening and A&E among others.
Jim established himself as a prolific New England journalist and was repeatedly elevated to leadership roles at every publishing company he worked.

Politics: Having studied political science as an undergraduate, Jim researches and writes about public policy, foreign policy and their effect on the lives of ordinary people.

Construction: He grew up in a construction family, worked as a carpenter, mason’s apprentice and general contractor.

Warehouse & Trucking: Jim was a prominent Teamster with experience operating heavy machinery, drove truck and held a CDL license.

Security: Worked in night club security (bouncer) for more than a decade.

Fitness: Won national-level bodybuilding and weightlifting competitions. Worked as a fitness instructor and personal trainer.

Entrepreneurial Endeavors: Owned and operated an alternative magazine, two live music venues, restaurant and a freelance writing business.

Currently Jim is a freelance ghostwriter, taking on select assignments.

Highlights

Endorsements
4
Orders
587
Last Login
5/29/17
Samples
8

Industry Projects

  • Legal100+
  • Construction50+
  • Real Estate20+
  • Green Living20+
  • Politics20+
  • Fitness10+

Summary of Industry Experience

Legal

Jim has an extensive background in the legal field and currently provides content for legal sites and blogs daily.

EDUCATION
Jim was a pre-law student as an undergraduate, triple majoring in Political Science, Philosophy and Aesthetics. He also minored in English Lit and went on to earn a Master's Degree in English. As an undergraduate he excelled in coursework that included constitutional law, criminal law, business law, administrative law, civil liberties, U.C.C. regulations, contracts, philosophy of law, judicial process, among many others.
He supplemented his direct law studies with courses stressing philosophical reasoning, psychology and he successfully completed courses on Intermediate and Advanced Logic.
For extracurricular activities, Jim was a member of Student Government, President of the Political Science Club, President of the Philosophy Club, member of the Chess Club and Debate Team.

EXPERIENCE
As a 20-plus-year newspaper veteran, Jim wrote hundreds of articles involving legal matters, including a variety civil and criminal litigation, bankruptcy and governmental process.
He produces content for legal and law firm websites on a daily basis, covering topics such as personal injury, family law, defendant rights, bankruptcy, trending legal topics and commentary on recent court decisions among others.

Construction

Jim grew up in a construction family and has experience with commercial and residential building. He worked specifically as a carpenter, mason's apprentice, welder and later a contractor. He is familiar with building and fire codes, blueprints, tools and best practices involved in various trades.

Real Estate

Jim was the editor of a weekly Real Estate publication for 5 years during his career in print media. He also has many years of hands-on experience in construction as a general contractor and carpenter.

Green Living

Jim leads an environmentally conscious lifestyle. He is an organic gardener, makes use of sustainable energy/practices and follows the ongoing development of green technologies.

Politics

Jim V has more than 25 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS.
His interest is the effect of changing public and foreign policy on everyday people's lives. He conducts independent, daily research and stays current on a wide range of issues.
His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

Fitness

Jim V was a champion bodybuilder and powerlifter in his younger days. He also worked as a fitness instructor, personal trainer and has coached hundreds of people to achieve success through diet and fitness programs.

Product Projects

  • Blog Post100+
  • Newsletter Content20+

Summary of Product Experience

Blog Post

Jim V is a freelance writer with more than 25 years experience as a reporter and editor in daily, weekly and alternative newspaper. His vast experience allows him to produce engaging and insightful articles with a voice tailored for any given audience.

Newsletter Content

Jim V has more than 25 years of experience and has written on topics ranging from Big Box zoning to congressional debates to the rise of ISIS. His wealth of experience allows him to address pertinent topics in an engaging voice and he always meets a deadline!

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