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Kathleen R
Writer #31948
Jacksonville, FL
NEW 8/7/2019
3 Star Rating
6 Projects
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Experienced writer and editor with 5 years of content creation experience who can articulate ideas in a persuasive, organized, and effective manner. Well-versed in marketing tactics for a variety of platforms including: social media, websites, blogs, and email. Currently oversee and manage decisions for publication content, layout, website design, and social media for online and printed publications that are targeted to an audience of 25,000 readers.
Product Description
Grant/Proposal
Blog Post
Non Profit
Marketing
Publishing

Specialties

Skilled writer accomplishing five short story publications and various awards such as the (2019) Creative Nonfiction Amy Wainwright Award, (2017) Editor's Choice Award, and nominations for the (2016) Pushcart Prize and (2016) Best of the Net Awards. Skilled in fiction writing, technical writing, copyediting, and grant writing.

Interests

Creative story telling, blog posts, social media, product descriptions, instruction manuals.

Education

University of North Florida

Activities and societies: Managing Editor of Talon Review, Treasurer of Talon Review in Club Alliance, Co-Moderator at Jax-Lit 3 event (annual writing event where everyone in the writing community joins together for a reading, panel, and book fair).

Publishing

6 Projects Completed

Managing Editor of Talon Review (1 year): Developed and edited content for digital and print delivery. Managed a team of 10 writers and editors. Successfully secured funding for pilot semester of print publication via grant proposals.

Submission Reader of Talon Review (2 years):Proficiently read, annotate, decision make in magazine production.

Art Editor of Elan Literary Magazine (1 year): Produced, edited, and proofread content for the website, blog, social media, email marketing. Transformed domestic magazine to international platform and tripled submissions received.

Marketing

0 Projects Completed

Managing Editor of Talon Review: Upgraded WordPress website to a clean and more professional Square Space website; rebranded a new logo and social media platform.

Marketing Intern, Bridge Eight Press:May 2015-August 2015: Collaborated with editors and marketing team to create promotional content for Issue two of a literary magazine. Planned and organized community event to market magazine resulting in attendance of 50+ attendee.

Non Profit

0 Projects Completed

Grant writing course taken from January-April 2019 with an overall grade received of 96%. Projects included researching, writing, editing, and peer-reviewing grant proposals.

Blog Post

0 Projects Completed

Blog called COPY(editing)KAT created while completing a copy editing course at the University of North Florida. Final course grade: 96.6%.

Product Description

0 Projects Completed

This handbook discusses the definition, purpose, and audiences of electronic form exchanges on Submittable and Green Submissions websites and also provides instructions on how to submit forms, withdraw forms, and see form statuses in order for users to choose and navigate their preferred platform.

Grant/Proposal

0 Projects Completed

Grant proposal produced in a Technical Writing course for the creation of the University of North Florida's first gender-inclusive Greek organization.

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