Kurt M
Writer #18750
Marion, OH
Joined 12/20/2016
4 Star Rating
27 Projects
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Kurt is a professional writer who worked in newspaper journalism for 18 years before switching to school public relations. He covered the news of his community, specializing in education for about eight years before switching careers. He now works as communications director for a public school district, writing press releases, newsletter stories, website copy, e-newsletters and otherwise leading the district's communications strategy. He also handles a variety of tasks including copywriting and press release writing as a freelance writer with six years of experience.
Education
Press Release

Specialties

Press release writing, newsletter writing, journalism, copywriting.

Interests

Copywriting, brand journalism, social media, leadership, education.

Education

Ohio University

Kurt earned a bachelor's of communications degree, specializing in news writing. He focused on magazine writing but also studied news writing, review writing, editorial writing, news writing and graphics.

Ohio University

Kurt returned to Ohio University to complete a second bachelor's degree in political science. He completed the degree so that he could better write about politics and government.

Education

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Kurt currently works as the director of communications for a central Ohio school district. He writes press releases and newsletter stories as part of his job. His work focuses on promoting the school district, explaining to families what opportunities the school district offers, and crediting local businesses and organizations for partnering with the school district.

Press Release

27 Projects Completed

A former journalist, Kurt has completed many press releases for clients. He is contracted through another freelance writer job site to craft press releases for clients of a whitelabel SEO reseller agency. He writes in a journalistic style and often helps find the correct angle for a press release. He puts his skills and education to good use as he helps companies reach out to journalists and the public.

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