Alicia N
Writer #25575
Southfield, MI
Joined 5/9/2018
4 Star Rating
50 Projects
0 Endorsements
0 Elite Skills
Writer/Editor/Content Editor

Articles – Researched features on businesses, community organizations and people – written in AP style with a news hook. Including lively Q & A formatted articles.

Opinion editorials (Op-Eds) – Craft persuasive messages to put before the community to influence action.

Letters to the editor – Researched and referenced for maximum impact.

Speeches – Messages of executives, volunteers, keynoters, and more.

Executive communication – Craft internal and external messages for leaders.

Position papers - Frame the issue in long form from the desired point of view.

Press releases – AP Style and concise releases that rise to the top of the assignment desk’s pile.

Professional memos - Advise or engage superiors; reprimand or enroll subordinates.

Professional correspondence - Impress colleagues and higher-ups.

Fundraiser solicitation appeals – Make the business case for corporate buy-in.

Resumes and cover letters - Tailored to align with position.

Special events materials - All ancillary and promotional writings including scripts, program book.

Consumer complaint letters - Get action from large corporations or small businesses.

Broadcast Writer
Long form or short form non-fiction scripts and Public Service Announcement (PSA) copy.

Broadcast / video producer
Organize all aspects of production, supervise production team, production schedule and production process.

Clients Have Included
Media – WJBK (FOX2); WTVS (PBS); WCBS (CBS);
Agency – The Wilmore Agency; Margo E. Williams & Associates
Organizations – The Ford Foundation, Detroit Urban League, The Links, Incorporated, Kmart,

Writing has also appeared in: The Detroit News, the Detroit Free Press, BLAC Detroit Magazine, The Michigan Chronicle, Linked In national publication of The Links, Incorporated
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Specialties

News features and magazine style blog entries, articles and profiles. Persuasive advocacy writing, including op eds, complaint letters or other position papers.

Interests

Popular culture. Consumer products and complaints. Social justice. Fundraising. Women's issues.

Education

Wayne State University Law School

Patricia Roberts Harris Fellow: 1992-95
Book Award for Excellence: Torts
Law Day Moot Court Competition Spring 1994: First Place
Black Law Student’s Association, President 1993-94

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50 Projects Completed

As media professional, research, digest and communicate client’s subject matter by simplifying complex issues. Write scripts for print and web publications, locally and nationally distributed video and television productions. As broadcast / video producer, organize all aspects of production, supervise production team, production schedule and production process.
• Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Michigan State Journalist for the Midwest Missile; Wrote text for the wall display of the full gallery exhibition at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 100 Years of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
• The Links, Incorporated National Communications Committee - Managing editor of national publications LinkedIn and Link-to-Link; and for executive communications.
• As writer /editor for WWJ NewsRadio 950 (CBS), served as studio-based reporter, pitching, researching, interviewing, and writing stories. Produced newscasts, reported live and voiced stories for the station that Detroit’s media monitors.
• Guest-host NewsTalk Radio WCHB 1200 AM issue oriented programming.
• Other clients have included WTVS (PBS), WJBK (FOX 2).
• Writing has appeared in the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, the Michigan Chronicle.
• BLAC magazine - Wrote monthly column on local and national thought-leaders for this glossy, while serving on the publication’s advisory board.

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0 Projects Completed

As media professional, research, digest and communicate client’s subject matter by simplifying complex issues. Write scripts for print and web publications, locally and nationally distributed video and television productions. As broadcast / video producer, organize all aspects of production, supervise production team, production schedule and production process.
• Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Michigan State Journalist for the Midwest Missile; Wrote text for the wall display of the full gallery exhibition at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 100 Years of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
• The Links, Incorporated National Communications Committee - Managing editor of national publications LinkedIn and Link-to-Link; and for executive communications.
• As writer /editor for WWJ NewsRadio 950 (CBS), served as studio-based reporter, pitching, researching, interviewing, and writing stories. Produced newscasts, reported live and voiced stories for the station that Detroit’s media monitors.
• Guest-host NewsTalk Radio WCHB 1200 AM issue oriented programming.
• Other clients have included WTVS (PBS), WJBK (FOX 2).
• Writing has appeared in the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, the Michigan Chronicle.
• BLAC magazine - Wrote monthly column on local and national thought-leaders for this glossy, while serving on the publication’s advisory board.

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