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Jourden Sander

Freelance Creative Writer & Article Writer

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Location:Austin, Texas, United States
Phone: 512-818-3801
Website: http://jourdenvsander.wordpress.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jourdensander
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Hello! My name is Jourden. I am skilled at writing, editing, and creative consulting. Please contact me for any variety of assignment. And check out my resume below for my relevant experience.

Education:

The University of Texas at Austin Bachelor of English December 2014
Minor: Rhetoric and Writing
Overall GPA: 3.58

Writing & Editing Experience:

Texas Spoon University- Section Editor, Writer; Austin, TX December 2013-Present
• Consult and direct pitches submitted by staff writers to sustain a section focus
• Edit articles submitted by staff writers and provide constructive feedback
• Oversee two sections while editing 2-12 articles per week

Aviary Review Literary and Arts Journal May 2014-Present
• Research and write stories for the Art section of the Aviary Review blog

Svelto Magazine Dallas- Contributing Editor; Austin, TX February 2014-Present
• Research and write editorial stories for the Arts section

University of Texas Undergraduate Writing Center- Intern; Austin, TX January 2014-Present
• Act as an editor and consultant for university students

The Daily Texan-Permanent Staff Reporter; Austin, TX January 2013- September 2013
• Promoted to Permanent Staff Reporter March 2013
• Consistently met strict deadlines and word count mandates
• Researched and wrote two cover stories per week with a minimum of three sources
• Acted as Pinterest Account Manager; increasing following by 237%

The Austin Chronicle-Freelance Reporter; Austin, TX March 2013
• Wrote reviews for notable South By South West food events

Georgetown Advocate-Reporter, Columnist; Georgetown, TX November 2012-March 2013
• Researched and wrote assigned cover stories across varied topics
• Authored biweekly column reviewing current bestselling novels

Fiction Publications:

• Finalist for the James F. Parker Prize in Fiction; Honorable Mention in Poetry Fall 2013
• Publication in the literary journal: Analecta 40. Poem Spring 2014
• Publication in the literary journal: Aviary Review. Short Story: Tekillya Spring 2014

Affiliations:

University of Texas Club Tennis, Active Member Fall 2013- Present
Frenzied Novelists, Active Member January 2014- Present
Women of Excellence, Mentor, Active Member January 2014-Present

Academic Honors
• The University of Texas at San Antonio Deans List Fall 2011
• The University of Texas at San Antonio Presidents List Spring 2012
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