Tammy R
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Peabody, MA
Joined 2/8/2012
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Tammy is a creative, organized professional with six years of experience in writing and editing for both print publications and the web, and nine years of experience teaching high school English. She has a B.A. in Journalism, an M.A. in English, and a Certificate in Web Design. She also has a general understanding of SEO strategies and tools.

Tammy began her professional life as a newspaper reporter, writing news stories and feature articles. She later worked as a web content editor responsible for researching, writing, editing, and updating web content in HTML on a daily basis. She has also worked as a freelance writer generating more than 100 business directory listings. As a technical writer, she produced clear documentation for IT software development projects, which included end-user guides, business requirements, and technical specifications. As a contract technical writer for a publishing company, she has written case studies and edited customer support documents.

In her spare time, Tammy enjoys writing short fiction and is striving to have her work published. She also maintains a personal blog.
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Tammy R's Publishing Industry Experience

2 Projects Completed

As a contract technical writer for EBSCO Publishing, Tammy has written several Customer Success Stories. These case studies are used by sales to promote EBSCO's library subscription products to potential academic and corporate customers. She interviews the customers about their experience with EBSCO products, then writes copy for customer success stories which are then posted to EBSCO's Success Center website.

Specialties

Tammy specializes in writing feature articles, news articles, press releases, short product descriptions, "blurbs," and more. She can adapt her writing to any style.

Interests

Tammy runs a social group for dogs and their owners. The group visits area dog-friendly venues for vigorous exercise and witty banter. She is also an independent beauty consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics.

Education

University of New Hampshire

Tammy completed internships at former Peabody Times (now Salem News) and Boston Globe New Hampshire Weekly Section. She served as a copy editor at The New Hampshire, UNH's campus newspaper.

Salem State University

Tammy took courses in classical and contemporary American literature, as well as workshops in writing fiction, writing memoir, and writing poetry. Her concentration was in short fiction, and she produced a collection of short stories for her thesis (150 pages).

Education

16 Projects Completed

A high school English teacher for 9 years, Tammy is well-versed in the field of education. She was an education reporter for a twice-weekly newspaper and also wrote about Education as a web editor for a yellow pages website.

Publishing

2 Projects Completed

As a contract technical writer for EBSCO Publishing, Tammy has written several Customer Success Stories. These case studies are used by sales to promote EBSCO's library subscription products to potential academic and corporate customers. She interviews the customers about their experience with EBSCO products, then writes copy for customer success stories which are then posted to EBSCO's Success Center website.

Pets

1 Projects Completed

A long-time dog owner, Tammy has written about Pets as web editor for BigYellow.com and as a freelance writer gathering business directory listings for Salem Patch.com. As web editor for BigYellow.com, she proposed and launched new Pets BigTopic to generate more site traffic. She researched the content, created sections, and wrote copy for text links.

In addition, Tammy organizes a social group for dogs and their owners. Members get together at area dog-friendly venues for vigorous exercise and witty banter.

 

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