Kelly Barbour

Freelance Article Writer & Copywriter

1762
Location:New York, New York, United States
Phone: 314-516-3002
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kellybarbour
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Southeast Missouri State Athletics Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Sports Information Specialist
2009
? Wrote content for and maintained social media sites, updated with current game information and features
? Maintained GoSoutheast.com website with statistical information, marketing materials and press releases
? Designed promotional print materials and media guides using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
? Wrote content for media guides

Capaha Arrow
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Sports Editor
2008-2009
? Managed staff of 10 writers
? Changed sports format from competition reviews, which were outdated by the time of publication, to upcoming competition previews
? Incorporated feature articles into standard news format
? Assisted copy editors and page designers in newspaper layout
? Trained new sports writers in AP style sports writing
? Promoted from sports writer to sports editor within six months of employment

Southeast Missourian
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Reporter/Features Writer 2009
? Wrote weekly feature articles for a weekly magazine section of the newspaper
? Wrote daily crime beats and monitored government websites to track developing stories
? Utilized social media to compile a database of local musicians and artists for future spotlights
? Promoted the newspaper using social media and updated social media outlets as stories progressed
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Article Writing
Copywriting