I am not only an experienced and skilled writer, but also an editor with great organizational and analytical abilities who can meet deadlines and challenges with creativity and resourcefulness. I am seeking a variety of freelance writing and editing work to continue to expand my portfolio. I ensure delivery of top-notch content in areas such as blog articles, business writing, news articles, press releases, website content, correspondence, editing projects, and more. Below is a brief summary of my qualifications: • I have spent more than 14 years honing my writing and editorial skills: I started out as a newspaper journalist. After earning a Master’s Degree, I took a position planning conference content for high-level university executives, during which time I gained experience in marketing writing. Later, I served as a senior editor over multiple monthly trade newsletters on regulatory compliance topics. • I am a self-starter: I launched a freelance writing business to serve the communications needs of a range of companies, which includes writing web content, editing articles, producing press releases, managing media contacts, and leveraging social media for exposure. My clients include Gale Custom Content/Cengage Learning, Gregg Albracht Photography, and GreenPea Baby Boutique. • I am a highly organized and resourceful editorial project manager with strong technical skills: In my editorial roles, I am the person everyone relies on to target messaging, edit and refine content, and review the final product. I also am highly skilled at using Wordpress and SEO strategies and have experience with Quark, HTML and website content management.
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I am an American native English speaker that has worked as a writer, editor and proofreader for 16 years. My areas of expertise include: business, travel, culture and corporate work, but I am interested in a range of topics. I have worked for companies in the United States and Europe, including the Associated Press, New York Post, The Independent, Edda Publishing, and Bradt Travel Guides, among others.
An expert editor, my work is touted by clients as "exceptional," "creative," "visionary," "impeccable," "professional," "clear," "resourceful," and "highly recommended." I provide developmental, copy- and line-editing for projects from the sublimely creative to the scientifically specific. As an academic writer, I am particularly well-versed in medical writing. My education and professional backgrounds range from medicine and medical humanities, medical sociology and anthropology of the body, to biology and ecology, contemporary philosophy, and the history of cultural beliefs. In addition, I have nearly three decades of experience as a healthcare provider and educator. I work with clients in a uniquely personal albeit professional and collaborative manner to evoke the clearest, most authentic expression that best articulates intention, whether of academic writing, a good story, or a finely choreographed expression of both. To wit, I am a fastidious editor. My approach is methodical and detail-oriented with a view of the whole. I am attentive to the piece of writing as a clearly articulated narrative progression, and to the details of word-choice, grammar, punctuation, and format. My work is founded upon a value for excellence in service, which means delivering exemplary work in a timely and professional manner. It is my view that good writing is well-researched, thoughtful, and thought-provoking. It has the capacity to change minds and transform lives, because the writing—well tuned—is experienced by the reader as an integrated whole. It both captures the mind and transcends it as a deeply personal experience of the heart. Writer is changed. Reader is changed. I am most at home with projects that push the boundaries of existing paradigms—or endeavors that envision new cultural patterns, espouse an integrative view, and open important questions. Not only am I practiced at engaging such aims creatively and as a writer, I am passionate about doing so.
With more than 10 years of experience in professional journalism, I have strong writing, editing and communication skills. My professional experience includes news writing, features and lifestyle writing, editing, blogging and website-content writing. I have written for quality, respected organizations including the Associated Press, Bloomberg News and The Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio). Before setting out as a freelancer, I worked as a print journalist at daily and weekly publications. I work well on a deadline and specialize in presenting information in a clear and concise manner. I'm a stickler for proper grammar and style. I have journalism and political science degrees from Penn State University, and my work has earned awards from the Associated Press, the Ohio Newspaper Association and the Ohio Department of Education.
You know those guys who sit in Starbucks, tapping away on a MacBook Air, sipping something dark and delicious from a paper cup, and occasionally cackling like a madman at whatever they've just written? I'm that guy. I have more than 20 years of experience in jamming words together in weird and wonderful ways. My background includes writing features for newspapers and magazines, scripts for film and television, and ad copy for marketing and promotional programs. I've worked as a Creative Director for a $100M software company, and written copy for clients that include ExxonMobil, HP, Sysco Foods, Aggreko, Discovery Science, PBS and more. My expertise includes: — Marketing — B2B and B2C communications — Content for SEO — Blogging — Feature articles & editorials — White Papers — Infographics — Ad copy — Social Media As a Creative Director, I've learned how to work with and lead teams of creatives and marketing professionals, and to hone the deliverables to be as effective as possible. I have managed and worked with teams spread across the planet, and have no trouble with remote interactions. I can also work natively within Adobe products, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and AfterEffects. And, of course, I'm an ace with Microsoft Office. You need copy that is highly targeted, and provides value for both you and your customers. I know how to build that, and I can work as part of your team to ensure you meet the goals and needs of your business.
I have more than 14 years of expertise in developing, writing and editing communications and content for a variety of audiences, including healthcare executives and food industry professionals. In 2013, I left the corporate world, and for the past year I have been freelancing for numerous publications and websites. Some of my clients include Mid Atlantic Dairy Association, International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE), and McNeil Media Group, publisher of Gwinnett Edge Magazine. Specialties include writing, editing, social media, managing special projects online and in print.
After more than a decade working as a strategic communications consultant, public relations manager, spokesperson and copywriter for large firms, I decided to launch 333 Communications to offer cost-conscious creative services to businesses and organizations. It's no secret that many businesses face a tight fiscal environment. Any business knows, however, that a succinct and effective marketing and communications strategy is paramount to success. That's where we come in. Without the massive overhead costs of a large firm (and make no mistake, that's what you're paying for) we can offer the same qu About Tom McFadden Mr. McFadden earned his Masters Degree in Public Relations from Rowan University (NJ) in 2004, and has worked as a national spokesperson for the American Red Cross, a freelance magazine and newspaper writer, and a strategic communications consultant for large firms (Booz Allen Hamilton, SAIC) and small (TMG, LRRI) serving United States Navy clients, where he developed strategic communications plans, created newsletters, managed social media programs and wrote speeches for Navy leadership. As a national spokesperson for the American Red Cross, Mr. McFadden served during national disasters including the 2007 California wildfires and multiple hurricanes in Florida. Mr. McFadden has worked as a freelance writer for the Miami New Times, the Miami Herald, Gold Coast magazine and the Beach & Bay Press.
A writer with the ability to write about many different topics with a quick turn-around time and a dedication to top quality end product. My diverse background means I have a large well to draw from; I have thorough experience in computer programming, psychology, marketing and spirituality. I am available for humor, blogging, technical descriptions, marketing copy, motivational copy and ghostwriting. My tone can be professional, casual, scientific or downright irreverent depending on your needs. I have a diverse background in creative writing; in fact I am currently (and very slowly) working on my own fantasy trilogy. I believe that while I am a strong non-fiction writer, fiction is where I really shine. I have a knack for painting pictures, making scenes come alive and eliciting emotions. Also with my psychology background, my characters and their motives and relationships are rich and believable. I am obsessed with the quality of my work and will only deliver the best.
An award-winning writer, have earned honors as a professional journalist (Virginia Press Association) and more recently as a published author, including a Virginia Federation of Press Women award and selection for prestigious National Press Club “Book Fair and Author’s Night,” as well as a Southern Writers Magazine “Must-Reads” listing. Received praise for “exceptional writing” from About.com, part of The New York Times Company, as well as excellent reviews from other outlets. Also have earned awards for outstanding communications program management.
I am a graduate of the University of Tulsa with degrees in Film Studies and Creative Writing. I was the Managing Editor for my university’s campus-wide newspaper, Editor-in-Chief of the band Hanson’s online magazine, and currently write for my bimonthly column in Tulsa People Magazine. I have a strong marketing background and currently work in Corporate Communications & PR for a staffing agency, communicating and marketing programs within our company. I have self-published two novels and am currently under contract to complete a six-book series for a publishing company.