Patrick Revere

Freelance Writer & Copywriter

Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
My name is Patrick Revere. I am a marketing professional and writer with more than two decades of experience at agencies and in newsrooms.

I have produced original content for books, magazines, newspapers, websites, brochures, blogs, videos and screenplays. Please see my credentials below, and feel free to contact me for any further information you may desire or require.

All the best,


June ’08 – Present RevereWriter Grand Rapids, Mich.
Researcher, writer, editor
• Research, ghostwriting, editing (auto/history/education books)
• Creative development, branding building, production of marketing materials for start-ups, corporate product launches, campaigns
• Website content, competitive research, editing
• Blogging, social media marketing
• Communications consulting for agencies and business
• Magazine writing for Grand Rapids Magazine, Solace Magazine

June ’12 – Present JetCo Solutions Grand Rapids, Mich.
Proposal manager/Technical writer
• Proposal writing, editing
• Project management/government sales support
• External communications, business development
• Account support for manufacturer, service provider clientele

Sept.’10 – July ’11 Williams Group Grand Rapids, Mich.
Writer, editor, researcher
• Branding, naming and positioning
• Internal strategy, consulting
• New business development
• A rich mix of corporate and non-profit clients

Nov. ’04 – June ’08 The Holland Sentinel Holland, Mich.
Business Editor
• Coordinated coverage of business trends, workforce issues and financials in Ottawa and Allegan counties
• Developed, implemented Lakeshore Economic Index to help gauge vitality of the area economy
• Met with section editors, designers and news chiefs to coordinate comprehensive daily coverage
• Designed daily and weekend business sections (QuarkXpress)

1999-2000/2002-2004 The Grand Rapids Press Grand Rapids, Mich.
Municipal and Education Reporter
• Covered government, local features in Lowell, Cascade, Wyoming
• Reported Wyoming business, economic news
• Covered Wyoming and Lowell education and school administration

Feb. ’00 – Aug. ’02 Grand Haven Tribune Grand Haven, Mich.
Crime and Courts Reporter
• Covered breaking news, crime and courts issues and trends
• Copy editing daily paper
• Designed pages for editorial department
• Worked with editorial board to coordinate news policy and direction

’97 – ’99/’87 – ’89 Tucson Citizen Tucson, Ariz.
Crime Reporter/Sports Reporter
• Covered crime, courts and law enforcement issues from office in Tucson Police Department
• Followed and reported crime trends, enforcement and public responses
• Worked with border reporter to cover immigration and naturalization topics
• Covered high school athletics, contributed to game coverage of University of Arizona and National Football League

May 1997 – Aug. 1997 Casa Grande Dispatch Casa Grande, Ariz.
Crime and Courts Reporter
• Reporter breaking news, crime and courts
• Assigned and reporter crime trend stories
• Covered Arizona State Penitentiary news, inmate execution

June 1990 – 1996 Other outlets California/Arizona
Contributing Writer
• Tucson Restaurant & Entertainment Review (Tucson, Ariz.)
• CatTracks magazine (Tucson, Ariz.)
• Arizona Daily Wildcat (Tucson, Ariz.)
• The Coast Report (Costa Mesa, Calif.)
• The Eloy Enterprise (Eloy, Ariz.)
• Patagonia News (Patagonia, Ariz.)
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