Copywriting, blogging, and article writing.
Journalism, education, writing for digital media, copywriting, multimedia, grant writing, business writing, travel writing, blogging, business writing, entertainment, film, television, politics, art.
Studied elements of screenwriting such as story structure, screenplay structure, character development, dialogue, adaptation, genre writing, writing for television, and more. Other coursework included copywriting and writing for multimedia. Wrote, directed, and produced multiple short films.
Intensive study of Professional Writing and Communications including: grant writing, technical writing, business & organizational writing, science & environmental writing, digital media, new and social media, political writing, and news writing. Also studied writing pedagogy and course development for academic and corporate environments.
Professional and educational experience in writing web pages for businesses, business reports, technical reports, blog posts, memos, letters, articles, presentations, and other common forms of business communication. Also have experience in social media, creating corporate training courses, grant writing, and the use of multimedia for business purposes. Thorough researcher with ability to write in MLA, APA, AP, and other style guides.
Worked with local humane society to create web content and pet online pet adoption profiles to increase number of adoptions within community. Wrote social media posts and assisted in running Facebook and Twitter pages for the facility. Redesigned and rewrote volunteer training guides. Extensive experience in animal care and training.
Background in screenwriting, motion pictures, and television. Able to analyze and review television shows, movies, and other forms of media in a thoughtful, professional, thorough way. Expert knowledge of story structure, plot development, characterization, and dialogue.
Extensive experience and graduate level education in writing for digital media, primarily through blog posts. Have experience writing regular, scheduled blog posts on a multitude of topics including multimedia, science, environment, video production, writing, education, pets, entertainment, and more.
Educational and professional experience in writing a variety of articles and press releases. Covered breaking news, politics, sports, and human interest stories. Experience writing on science and environmental topics. Experience writing informational and educational articles, as well as features.
Combined knowledge of business writing and journalism, leading to well-written, compelling press releases.
Master of Arts in Professional Writing courses included Grant Writing. As part of the class, Heather was required to create a fictional non-profit organization, identify potential funding organizations and write a complete grant package for the organization. Heather's training in grant writing focuses heavily on telling the story of the non-profit organization she is writing for. This narrative focus makes for a compelling read for potential funding organizations.