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Kate Piontek

Freelance Editor & Writer

Location:Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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I'm Kate Piontek. My writing skills span many platforms as I have education, training, and work experience in social media marketing, blog writing, article writing, creative, and business writing among others. I currently maintain a full time position at a painting and remodeling company as a project assistant and marketing coordinator, but am looking to transition in order to focus on marketing, writing, and editing.

Education and Training

Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Creative Writing May 2011
GPA 3.9/4.0

Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL
Associate of Arts in General Studies, May 2009
GPA 4.0/4.0

Summary of Qualifications

• Attention to detail and critical thinking
• Superior research, editing, and writing skills
• Able to meet deadlines
• Creativity
• Superior grasp of syntax and grammar

Relevant Experience

D.J.'s Painting and Remodeling, 2012-2013
Responsible for daily Facebook posts and dialogue.
Write weekly posts and manage company blog.
Oversee website updates and alterations.
Write and design bi-weekly email newsletter campaigns.
Write articles and press releases for local publications.

Dark Continents Publishing, 2011
Met with executive staff to conduct interview about the company.
Compiled information in cohesive business proposal.

Tygr Literary Magazine, Olivet Nazarene University, 2010-2011
Served as executive editor with the student art director, student staff, and faculty advisors.
Directed meetings and organized staff and materials.
Wrote the handbook detailing the specific duties for future editor and staff.

English Departmental Honors, Olivet Nazarene University, 2010-2011
Conducted an independent study ofclassical and current elements of children’s literature
Organized research into a thesis-style paper
Synthesized research and creativity to write a number of children’s stories

Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Tau Theta Chapter, 2009
Attended and presented “An Hour’s Being” at Sigma Tau Delta 2010 Conference.
Researched for the thesis papers of college students in Burkina Faso.
Participated in meetings and fund raisers for the chapter.
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