Features, profiles, news for print and broadcast, b2b and b2c blogs, press releases, web content and ad copy.
Gardening, bicycling, sewing, crochet, books, antiques, dogs, kayaking, hiking, fitness, diet.
Coursework included general newswriting, editing, fundamentals of advertising and marketing, AP Style, law, ethics and history of journalism. Gained interviewing, writing and information gathering skills for print media.
Coursework included writing for the web, healthcare and science writing, visual media, history and political writing. Thesis was a brief biography of a late 19th century newspaper editor in Boston.
Learned video production and some web design. Worked with Adobe products, including Muse, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop. Also worked with WordPress to build a website and create a blog.
Researched and wrote weekly blog posts for 2 clients as a sales tool for insurance agencies. Each blog post was unique in that it also used real-life examples to reach the audience.
Wrote unique blog postings for a client in the HVAC and fireplace business. Topics ranged from winterizing air conditioning to the dangers of vent-free chimneys and furnace maintenance.
Wrote blog posts in exchange for services. This blog was about the experience of taking scuba diving lessons. The dive-master used it not only as a way to demonstrate the fun of the sport, but as a marketing tool for her business.
Occasionally write press releases for local nonprofits and others. This press release was written from resources given by the organization, however many are written based on interviews. This prompted an interview with the director and was published both on the web and broadcast.
Broadcast news copy is written for both audio and news website. Audio recordings of news and interviews are aired as written.
Write articles for newspaper, magazines and websites. This article was written as a special report to be published in multiple national magazines.