Courtney H
Writer #17559
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Joined 9/8/2016
5 Star Rating
99% Success
1,407 Projects
6 Endorsements
5 Elite Skills
Courtney has more than 10 years of experience in journalism and communications roles across a diverse international spectrum. Most recently, she managed the international PR division of one of the Middle East's largest retail and hospitality companies. This included managing the full spectrum of PR and marketing communications, drafting press releases and external communications, handling publicity campaigns, and producing bilingual content across multiple channels. This was rooted in an ability to conceptualize promotional content for successful delivery to audiences and networks, along with guiding the in-house communications policies and media training activities, highly transferable skills which make her a leader in content creation and communications strategies.

Prior to this, Courtney worked for a multinational magazine and digital publishing house, establishing a digital department in the consumer publishing division from the ground up. A cornerstone of this role was in the editorial management of new digital publications and products along with work on a portfolio of international glossy titles.

Furthermore, Courtney has experience with many different types of writing and editing projects, from ghostwriting, to feature and journalism writing, to copywriting, copyediting, press releases and PR communications, speech writing and spokesperson coaching, social media management, entertainment writing, policy analysis, and industry-specific content creation., specializing in the fields of retail, technology, finance, food and beverage, fashion, lifestyle, travel, business, politics, sports, architecture and design, construction, marketing, education, and health and wellness.

She applies a thorough and analytical approach to writing projects, understanding clients needs and wants which allow her to create strategic pieces focused on achieving their objectives.
Press Release
Education
Marketing
Consumer Goods
Technology
Real Estate
Transportation
Article
Product Description
Web Page
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Courtney H's Auto Industry Experience

75 Projects Completed

Courtney has taken on a number of writing projects within the automotive industry, from creating blog posts, copywriting promotional materials, writing for web pages, and crafting news and feature stories for both B2B and consumer markets.

Specialties

Writing, editing, consumer goods, travel, politics, entertainment, technology, business, luxury goods, fashion, health and wellness, public relations, marketing, social media, copywriting, copy editing, design, content creation, strategy, web re-development, SEO, press releases, external communications, digital content, journalism, legal, blogs, construction, science, digital, education

Interests

Travel, politics, art, culture, music, technology, languages, history, gender equality, human rights, the Middle East, film and television, food and beverage.

Education

University of Kansas

Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communications, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

University of Edinburgh

Master of Science in Film Studies.

University of Edinburgh

Master of Science in Arabic/Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Consumer Goods

164 Projects Completed

With a background in retail and lifestyle PR and communications, Courtney has carved out a well-respected niche for herself in the consumer goods industry. She has produced highly engaging content for B2B publications, glossy bold-faced international titles, large multinational corporations, small start-ups, with content types such as press and PR campaigns, articles and editorials, copywriting projects, blog posts, website content, business presentations, marketing strategies, social media templates, and others.

Fashion

84 Projects Completed

Was previously head of PR for a large multinational retail and hospitality organization, working in the field of fashion and lifestyle. Along with creating content for a number of clients, this expertise includes writing press releases, copywriting for campaigns, drafting internal and external communications, creating social media posts and templates, drafting business proposals and presentations, and writing feature stories, news briefs, and blog posts.

Electronics

79 Projects Completed

When it comes to producing smart, timely content focused on electronics and the electronics industry, Courtney delivers high-quality material time after time. With an attention to detail in returning press releases, articles, blog posts, communications materials, presentations, white papers, and reports, she works hard to produce content that is suited to the client's needs.

Auto

75 Projects Completed

Courtney has taken on a number of writing projects within the automotive industry, from creating blog posts, copywriting promotional materials, writing for web pages, and crafting news and feature stories for both B2B and consumer markets.

Food

67 Projects Completed

Several years of experience in writing on restaurants, the food and beverage industry, and food products for international magazines and corporate clients.

Travel

51 Projects Completed

Several years of experience writing and editing for the travel industry with published work in glossy international magazines, travel websites and blogs.

Transportation

44 Projects Completed

Courtney demonstrates a solid understanding of writing for the transportation industry via her experience in creating blog posts, news and feature articles, promotional materials, and press releases and communications specific to this varied field.

Real Estate

34 Projects Completed

With a smart understanding of both the residential and commercial real estate environment, Courtney is skilled at producing engaging, tightly written copy. Whether it is an article, a press release, promotional copy, a presentation, a blog post, or other communications, she delivers timely, high-quality pieces that are appealing to both industry and consumer audiences.

Technology

24 Projects Completed

Courtney has spent some time carving out a professional niche in the area of technology. Whether it's crafting engaging blog posts, articles, white papers, press releases or presentations, she is adept at creating tailored content to suit the critical needs of clients.

Marketing

16 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

More than a decade of experience in marketing and communications, from strategy development, marketing writing, blogging, and digital marketing strategy.

Education

14 Projects Completed

Working on a number of writing projects for educational organizations. This includes writing and editing content for web pages, drafting course materials, and creating promotional educational materials.

Blog Post

597 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Courtney is an expert at identifying important and engaging blog topics relevant to a variety of different industries. She then crafts useful information into a refined and polished package that is appealing to readers. All this is done with a focus on both gaining traffic and blog readership as well as converting that traffic into potential customers for the given client.

Web Page

51 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

With many years of her professional background spent in digital content creation and management, Courtney is an expert at crafting SEO-friendly, interesting, and enticing web pages. She has experience in the field redeveloping the digital properties of a large university, managing digital editorials for bold-faced international publications, and copyrighting for a wide variety of clients in a vast array of industries and topics.

Product Description

48 Projects Completed

Courtney can produce some seriously engaging and tightly written product descriptions. With more than five years of experience in writing on both B2B and consumer goods, products, and other services for glossy international titles, newspapers, and corporate clients she is skilled in producing strategic descriptions that aren't only well-written but contribute to the purchase conversion process.

Article

45 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Freelance writer for a current news and culture digital publication, focused on gender equality, feminism and politics.

Press Release

14 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

As the previous head of the international PR division of a large multinational retail organization, Courtney was responsible for all press and PR communications, regularly drafting releases and creating content. This expertise now includes handling press release and PR writing for a vast range of clients working in a varied field of industries.

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