LeeAnn Neal

Freelance Writer & Newsletter Writer

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Location:Astoria, Oregon, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/leeannneal
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LeeAnn Neal

926 2nd Ave.
Seaside, OR 97138
(503) 717-2287
rockyintertidal@gmail.com

Experience:

Feb., 2011-
Present Managing Editor
• Coast River Business Journal, Astoria, Ore.

Aug., 2010-
Feb., 2011 Reporter
• Coast River Business Journal, Astoria, Ore.

March, 2009- Managing Editor
Aug., 2010 • Headlight Herald, Tillamook, Ore.

May, 2008-
March, 2009 News reporter
• Headlight Herald, Tillamook, Ore.
• Cannon Beach Gazette, Cannon Beach, Ore.

Jan., 2008-
March, 2009 Blogger
•North Coast Blog, OregonLive.com

June, 2002-
April, 2006 Public Relations Writer
• Cart'm Recycling, Manzanita, Ore.

1999-2008 Freelance Journalist, News and Features
• Headlight Herald, Tillamook, Ore.
• Cannon Beach Gazette, Cannon Beach, Ore.
• Coast River Business Journal, Astoria, Ore.
• The Daily Astorian, Astoria, Ore.
• The North Coast Citizen, Manzanita, Ore.
• Hipfish, Astoria, Ore.
• Capital Press, Salem, Ore.
• Ruralite Magazine, Forest Grove, Ore.
• Oregon Coast Today, Otis, Ore.

1999 Copy Editor
• The Capital Press, Salem, Ore.

1998-1999 News Editor
• Headlight Herald, Tillamook, Ore.

1996-1998 News Reporter
• Seaside Signal, Seaside, Ore.

Education:

Linfield College Bachelor’s in Liberal Studies (pending completion of math requirement)

Attended University of Oregon and Portland State University as well


Awards and Affiliations:

2009 First place in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest for “Best Spot News Coverage”; second place for best writing (Headlight Herald)

2005-2007 Founding member of the NeahCasa (non-profit Tillamook County
affordable housing advocacy group) Board of Directors.

2002 First place in the ONPA Better Newspaper Contest Best Spot News Coverage (The Daily Astorian).

1999 Third place in the ONPA Better Newspaper Contest Best Enterprise Reporting (Headlight-Herald).

1998 Second place in the ONPA Better Newspaper Contest Best Enterprise Reporting (Seaside Signal).
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