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Jacob C
Writer #27020
Tuscaloosa, AL
Joined 9/4/2018
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Jacob is a seasoned writer with experience in editorial and advertising.

Most recently, he worked at Randall-Reilly, where he helped manage over 1,000 of the biggest brands in the transportation and heavy machinery industries. His clients included JB Hunt, Halliburton, and Sherwin-Williams. During that time, he overhauled their Careers In Gear recruiting database twice, for editorial consistency and SEO, respectively.

Before Randall-Reilly, Jacob worked full-time as a gaming journalist. He wrote for multiple publications and attended conventions like E3 on their behalf.

Though his primary focus is digital media, Jacob is well-versed in print and video. He uses Adobe CC every day, and he has experience writing in MLA and AP styles.


Email: jacob.crawford53@gmail.com
Twitter: @jakewrites
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Transportation
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Specialties

Social media marketing
Web page copy
Landing page copy
Identity and branding campaigns
Articles
Editorials
Ghostwriting
Copyediting
Print, television, and radio scripts
Blogging

Interests

B2B advertising
B2C advertising
Journalism/editorial
Digital copywriting
Copyediting
Blogging

Education

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Jacob has a Bachelor's in English, with Minors in Theatre and Italian. While studying, Jacob DJed for 90.7 The Capstone; wrote for the Smokestack Radio Playhouse; edited the Marr's Field Journal; and was a founding member of Inklings, a student-run creative writing group. He was also a member of Alpha Psi Omega and Sigma Tau Delta. In Summer 2013, he attended NUI Galway, where he wrote on Joyce.

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

From 2015 to 2017, Jacob attended The Hudson Strode Program of Renaissance Studies, where he studied Renaissance literature with focuses in rhetoric, translation, and adaptation. During that time, he taught British literature and English composition.

His thesis, a translation of Niccolo Machiavelli's La Mandragola, has since been added to The Library of Congress. He is currently seeking publication for it.

Transportation

200 Projects Completed

Jacob wrote exclusively for the B2B transportation industry for over a year. Past projects include Careers In Gear (which he revised top-to-bottom twice), BestTruckingJobs.com, Best Driving Jobs, and several hundred recruiting landing pages.

Gaming

50 Projects Completed

Before graduate school, Jacob worked full-time as a freelance gaming journalist. He worked for numerous publications and attended tech conventions like E3 on their behalf.

Facebook Post

200 Projects Completed

While working at Randall-Reilly, Jacob managed social media marketing for several hundred B2B clients in the transportation, agriculture, and heavy machinery industries.

Blog Post

101 Projects Completed

Jacob specializes in simple, informative, SEO-friendly blog content; his posts typically average a 70 on the Flesch readability scale. Most recently, Jacob wrangled content for Birmingham WordCamp, where his blogs helped push ticket sales.

Article

50 Projects Completed

Jacob has experience writing entertaining, SEO-rich content for a variety of online publications. Notably, his reviews and editorials for MMOGames.com helped generate ad revenue for the site and ranked among the top search results on Google.

Script/Video

15 Projects Completed

As a copywriter for Randall-Reilly, Jacob wrote scripts for video ads. His work includes 30-second TV spots, 1 to 2-minute long-form commercials, and 5-second bumpers for YouTube.

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