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DON HOLMAN W
Writer #28269
Sylvania, GA
NEW 11/7/2018
4 Star Rating
1,652 Projects
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As a copywriter, Holman has authored hundreds of articles for consumer and trade magazines. He has worked closely with executives to ghostwrite blogs/columns reflecting voice and vision. Holman has created compelling copy for newsletters, web content, press releases, media kits and marketing collateral.

As a managing editor, Holman oversaw flagship tri-annual internal magazine. This included managing editorial calendar, assigning stories, performing research and interviews, writing feature stories, ghostwriting president's and chairman's columns, working closely with designers and coordinating distribution.

As a publications manager, Holman used Adobe CreativeSuite to design and layout up to 30 publications a year including newsletters, invitations and annual report. He coordinated production with local and out-of-state printers and oversaw distribution via mail house and volunteer network.
Holman’s core competencies include:
* Interdisciplinary research and a deep knowledge of practices, styles, and approaches from diverse fields including history, education, engineering, finance, and film.
* Content development for national audiences including academic, business, and client-based projects for major corporations.
Entertainment
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Business

Specialties

* Feature Writing
* Story Development/Research
* Web Content
* PR/Marketing Materials
* E-Newsletters
* Rewriting for Clarity
* Video Script-writing
* Executive Ghostwriting
* Interviewing

Interests

* Started as a clover bud with cake decorating.
* Earned grand champion in the dog agility.
* Participated in the horse project for 6 years and was also president of my 4-H group Mountain Spirits for 2 years.
* Danced with the pink flamingo's dance team for 3 years and won state fair 2 years.

Business

689 Projects Completed

Holman was an independent contractor providing Public Relations services to national organizations, small businesses and public figures. He created and strengthened the public image of clients. He created and managed social media profiles while responding to media inquiries. Holman created social media sites for several small businesses. He successfully executed conference for 100 principals with placement of articles in their hometown news outlets.

Entertainment

385 Projects Completed

Holman managed social media where he increased Facebook likes by more than 25% in less than three months. He created newsletters and other e-mails using Constant Contact for various groups. He created videos for social media and digital marketing purposes and did photography at events. Holman did press releases and produced annual reports. He initiated "#MemberMonday to highlight member organizations on social media and #FridayFact.

Article

578 Projects Completed

Holman wrote articles for Morehouse.edu, alumni magazine, newsletters and more. He has been a project manager for ad book for Sesquicentennial Founder's Week "Candle in the Dark" Gala. Holman wrote press releases and assisted in media relations. He successfully placed stories on television and radio and in newspapers for Morehouse's Pilgrimage to Augusta to celebrate their 150th anniversary. Holman worked with local and national media on coverage an assisted in planning coverage of historic and celebrity events. He played a major role in managing crisis communications.

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