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James Gregory

Freelance Grant Writer & Video Producer

Location:Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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James Gregory
376 Merrimac Tr #323
Williamsburg, VA 23185

MA Professional Writing
Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, 2012

BS Communications
East Carolina University, Greenville NC, 1999

Freelance Writer and Consultant, 2010-present
-- Grant writing and research
-- Writing for government and the public sector
-- Public relations and marketing writing
-- Website content
-- Feature journalism

RYP Marketing
Proposal Writer, 2009-2011
-- Developed and wrote B2B marketing proposals and various corporate literature
-- Evaluated corporate websites and marketing programs for more effective written content, marketing messages, and communication strategies
-- Sourced new business and revenue opportunities

Landmark Communications
Account Manager, 2005-2008
-- Developed and wrote web content and marketing material for a high-traffic, multi-channel website
-- Coordinated internal and external communication to optimize written and visual content
-- Sourced new business and revenue opportunities

Media General
Producer, 2000-2002
-- Collaborated on writing, producing, and directing special events and segments for broadcast
-- Assisted across News, Production, and Operations in all aspects of daily scripting and presentation

Leeway Productions, Inc.
PR and Marketing Intern, 1997-1999
-- Collaborated on writing and designing content for company website, advertisements, brochures, and flyers
-- Collaborated on writing in various stages of bulk-mailing and emailing campaigns

-- Formally trained (graduate level) in grant writing, government writing, business writing, marketing/sales writing, writing for the internet, and media/copy writing
-- Formally trained (graduate level) in composition building, rhetorical theory, discourse analysis, discourse community analysis, new media theory, and research for writing
-- Fluent in MS Word and Outlook
-- Strong knowledge of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
-- Strong knowledge of content management systems such as WordPress and Adicio
-- Strong knowledge of open source/web 2.0 applications such as Google Sites and Wiki
-- Strong knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter
-- Strong knowledge of SEO theory including link building and site optimization
-- Working knowledge of social media marketing theory
-- Working knowledge of HTML and FTP
-- Working knowledge of graphical editing software such as GIMP
-- Working knowledge of video editing software such as iMovie and MovieMaker
-- Experienced in multiple desktop and wireless communication environments, including Linux, Mac, Windows (PC), Android, and iOS

References available on request
Skills (2) Rating
Grant Writing
Video Production