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Janine Davidge

Freelance Writer & Content Writer

10525
Location:St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Website: http://alarafat.com/ali
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/janinedavidge
35
Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
SUMMARY
• Compassionate, driven and dedicated individual seeking writing jobs in non-fiction, research, news, copy and web content writing.

KEY ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
• Dependable, determined and persistent
• Able to work in a fast-paced, high tech and evolving environment
• Management and organization skills
• Strong problem-solving skills coupled with resourcefulness and creativity that lead to targeted and efficient solutions
• Excellent time-management and prioritization skills
• Strong research skills
• Exceptional interpersonal skills
• Able to clearly communicate with clients and precise task requirements

EDUCATION
• Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
Bachelor of Arts, English/Psychology

• Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, ON
Studied Journalism

EXPERIENCE
• Freelance Writer - Home-Based, St. John’s, NL
– Write captivating timely stories

• Home Support Worker - Provincial Home Care, St. John’s, NL
– Support intellectually and physically challenged adults, with daily activities, meal preparation, and personal care

• Owner - A Greener Clean, Fredericton, NB
- Owned and managed this environmentally safe cleaning service, supervised, managed and helped cleaning staff, secured cleaning contracts

• Writer / Reporter - Miramichi Leader, Miramichi, NB
- Wrote and reported on local, regional and provincial issues for this bi-weekly newspaper

• Transcriber - Advanis Transcription Services, Calgary, AB
- Transcribed audio from business meeting, conferences and focus groups

• Writer / Reporter - Advertiser, Grand Fall - Windsor, NL
- Wrote and reported on local, regional and provincial issues for this daily newspaper

• Sales Associate - House of Gifts, St. John’s, NL
– Handled sales, stock breakdown and window design

• Customer Service Representative - Convergys, St. John’s, NL
- Provided out-of-warranty assistance to General Motors customer

• Reporter / On-Air News Announcer - VOCM News, St. John’s, NL
- Responsible for writing content, reporting, interviewing and news-reading on provincial news radio network

• Personal Support Worker - Christian Horizons, South River, ON
- Responsible for personal care and support of developmentally challenged adults - assisted clients with communication, personal care and day-to-day living

• Writer / Assistant Editor - Ontario Forestry Safe Workplace Association, North Bay, ON
- Wrote and edited newspaper articles on issues related to work safety

• Writer / On-Air News Announcer - Points East Radio, Toronto, ON
- Co-produced, wrote and read for a weekly radio program

• Writer / Reporter - VOCM Radio, St. John’s, NL
- Was responsible for on-air news reading, writing, reporting, interviewing, training new reporters for provincial news radio network

PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES
A selection of print articles can be found through the following links:
http://www.gfwadvertiser.ca/Author-Janine-Davidge/128/1
http://www.thetelegram.com/Author-Janine-Davidge/128/5/1
http://www.thecoaster.ca/Author-Janine-Davidge/128/22/1
http://www.ganderbeacon.ca/Author-Janine-Davidge/128/1
http://www.atlanticfarmfocus.ca/Author-Janine-Davidge/128/1

LANGUAGES
English – native language
French – speak some, read / write some

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE AND MEMBERSHIPS
Amnesty International – Volunteer Writer
Ontario Literary Coalition
CHANNAL (Consumer Health Awareness Network Newfoundland and Labrador)
ToastMasters (Public Speaking)

References available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Writing
Content Writing