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Mark Green

Freelance Copywriter & Article Writer

Location:Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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Mark Green – 435-619-0136 – 1846 McClelland Street, #3, Salt Lake City UT, 84105


Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Dixie State College. 3.3 GPA

Work experience

Communication specialist Hatch Election Committee, R-UT: Jan. 2012 - Nov. 2012
• Wrote copy with a quick turn-around time for fund-raising, messaging, volunteer recruitment, press releases, constituent responses, the website and others
• Ghost wrote emails, candidate profiles and other copy for the Senator
• Edited materials produced by others for grammar, punctuation and style
• Researched responses to attacks on the Senator and information on opponents
• Assisted in extra projects when needed including, fieldwork, making calls and others

Communication Intern Hatch Election Committee, R-UT: May 2011-August 2011
• As above, but all work was unpaid and done online and without direct supervision

Communication Specialist at Elect Mark Crockett: August 2012–November 2012
• Similar duties as preformed for Orrin Hatch, but with more responsibility
• Assisted in refining messaging and platforms for quality and consistency
• Aided in debate research and preparation
• Ghost wrote Op-Eds and other pieces for the candidate

The Dixie Sun: The student newspaper at Dixie State College of Utah

Editor-in-Chief: August 2010-May 2011
• Managed a staff of about 25 writers, photographers, videographers and section editors
• Edited all copy and page layouts for content, grammar and style
• Made all final editorial decisions
• Designed and laid out the front page
• Developed an extremely in-depth knowledge of grammar, punctuation and AP style

Opinion section editor: August 2009-May 2010
• Wrote a weekly opinion column and one other article each week
• Managed four regular columnists in addition to other writers
• Edited all articles in the opinion section for content, grammar, punctuation and AP style
• Designed and created the page layouts for the opinion section

Staff writer: August 2008-May 2009
• Wrote a weekly political opinion column
• Awarded Columnist of the Year

Other Relevant Awards and Experience
• Spent six summers as a door-to-door salesman developing interpersonal skills
• Accomplished public speaker and 2005 Utah state Lincoln-Douglas debate champion
• Eagle Scout
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing