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Ed J
Writer #35424
Grayslake, IL
Joined 2/5/2020
4 Star Rating
167 Projects
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Large volume of marketing and sales enablement material. Trained professional journalist with years of business writing and editing experience. Extensive experience as a writer and copy editor for metropolitan newspapers and business magazines. Since leaving the publishing industry, developed written, presentations, press releases and video collateral for the IT services division of a major international manufacturer. Crafted scripts and storyboards for both animated and live action videos. Ghost-wrote regular thought-leadership blogs for subject matter experts. Developed easily customizable materials for sales use. Wrote and edited volumes and volumes of technical proposals and consulting reports. Presentations and promotional material that made even the most boring content compelling. Strong experience in marketing transformative technology. Auto racing blogger.
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Specialties

Communicates Technical information in a manner that non-technical audiences can understand and internalize. Using humor and problem solving skills applied to communication. Looking for novel methods to communicate seemingly mundane material.

Interests

Technology, Including: Information Technology, Interactivity, Artificial Intelligence. Business including: Business Strategies and analysis.Novel business concepts and the voracity of their business models. Automotive Technology, including Racing Technology. History of Technology and unanticipated consequences. Technology in Media. Any Transformative Technology.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Newspaper and magazine writing and editing, publishing business.

Education

137 Projects Completed

Ed has spent the last 10 years writing material for use by his full-time employer on its web sites and in its communication to staff, customers and prospects. This included several pieces per week, and skewed toward sales enablement.

Auto

0 Projects Completed

Regular blogger on auto racing and automotive technology topics, especially where the interests of business and racing mix.

Technology

0 Projects Completed

For the last 10 years Ed has written more than 100 blog posts about use of technology in education as part of his full-time job.

Brochure

10 Projects Completed

Brochure describing and promoting the sale of Education Technology Assessments to Schools. Customer-facing with graphics, the final product assembled with In-Design template using stock images that were in the company-owned library and some graphics that were commissioned based on the content. Also generated all the internal documentation for this solution as well as instructions on fulfillment.

Blog Post

10 Projects Completed

All pieces were generated for full-time employer. Posts were thought-leadership blogs aimed at Educators and other Education Professionals.

Presentation

10 Projects Completed

All presentations were for full-time employer. Some were customer-facing, and others (the majority) were for internal staff development and training.

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