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Jamika Watts

Freelance Content Writer & Journalistic Writer

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Location:Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jamikawatts79
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Jamika Burnette Watts

Jamikawatts79@gmail.com

Freelance Writer

Write, research, and revise creative print copy, press releases, and all online/paper content.

Experience Summary

•Experienced writer of feature articles, short stories, biographies, essays, editorial pieces, press releases, research papers, and creative print.

• Well versed with editing/proofreading, and encompass high speed typing and reading abilities.

• Strong technical command of the English language; familiarity with virtually all writing styles including the AP writing format; SEO, how-to articles, research reports etc.

• Competent researcher, interviewer, and reporter.

• Won 2nd place in the Abrendal Austin National Poetry Writing Contest 2013

Education
B.A., English: Concentration Creative Writing
Appalachian State University Present

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Experience

09/09 - Present

Web Content Writer- Yahoo! Voices

• Write content articles based on self-select topics from an assignment panel.
• Contribute several articles/photos on various subjects.
• Maintain relevant articles in accordance with latest events.

Local News/Restaurant Web Reporter – Examiner.com, Greensboro, NC

• Report the latest news and events for restaurants in the triad area.
• Interview local restaurant managers and staff, regarding latest events and cuisine.
• Create a variety of fresh, new, innovative ideas for articles in coverage area.

06/10 – 12/12

Web Content Writer – Demand Media Studios, New York, NY

• Published several feature articles for assigned writing projects.
• Exposure to various aspects of media publication.
• Utilized AP and SEO format to keep articles fresh and updated.
• Worked diligently with deadlines and turn-around times.

08/09 - 03/10

Freelance Web Writer/ Editor –Mahalo.com, Santa Monica, CA
• Edited and proofread periodicals for events, news, and communication updates.
• Assisted with copywriting, advertising layout, and press releases.
• Completed research writing projects with the use of online documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.


Computer Skills Outlook • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Outlook • Windows 7