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Kerry Nenn

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
I am a creative thinker seeking challenging assignments that utilize my writing, editing, and organization skills to produce impacting publications.


Freelance Writing
• Complete interview-based articles weekly for nationwide newsletters Wiley/Stevenson - 2014-present
• Compose cover letters for jobseekers contracted with Professional Resume Plus - 2012-2014
• Write content for landing page and product pages for Telefonix sites - 2012-present
• Research, write, and edit articles for Harvest Bible Fellowship – 2009-2011
• Research and write articles for - 2011
• Research and write articles for - 2011
• Maintained up-to-date information on multiple real estate marketing websites – 2002-2008
• member – works selected for Faithwriters Jewel Chest – 2010-present
• Created facebook ads for Telefonix product - 2012
• Personal Blog – - 2011-present

Creative Writing
• Author of book, Random Thoughts, Lighthouse Christian Publishing
• Custom-created a mystery party for 28 in October 2006
• Created themed community scavenger hunts including story-lines, custom invitations, clues, & puzzles 2000-Present
• Life-long hobby of short-story and poetry writing

Real Estate Administrative Assistant December 2002-May 2008
Coldwell Banker Primus/Cathy Leonard Algonquin, IL
Assisted multi-million-dollar real estate agent with marketing and administrative tasks.
• Wrote ads weekly for multiple publications requiring quick turn-around and creative thinking
• Maintained up-to-date information on multiple marketing websites
• Created four-color ads, flyers, brochures, and presentations utilizing digital cameras,
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Corel Paint Shop Pro X, Top Producer, and Lightning
CMA for marketing real estate services and advertising homes

School Photographer August 2008-Present
Color Portraits Barrington, IL
• Photograph individual portraits, groups, & custom poses
• Apply digital photography software
• Utilize Photoshop, Quark, & KPDP2 for creation of class composites and yearbook layouts
• Proof and edit yearbooks for final production
• Sales – recruit new schools and manage accounts


Connections Activity Planner 2005-2007
Springbrook Community Church Huntley, IL
Formed a Connections team within the church to help people connect with like-minded individuals.
• Organized, planned, and executed monthly social events with the team
• Created and distributed flyers for events
• Events included church-wide hayride, networking ice cream socials, family mini-golf trips,
and Chick Flick movie nights

Event Planner 2007-2008
CrossWinds Church Elgin, IL
Planned, promoted, advertised, and executed quarterly events.

Professional Experience:

Retail Services May 1998-December 2002
Kmart Corporation Various Midwest Locations
Hired as assistant store manager for Crystal Lake location in May 2000.
• Applied creative merchandising and planning to execute department resets and sale
• Led various store projects, overseeing refurbishing and reset teams
• Managed 4 department managers and the employees within their divisions
• Other positions held: Department Manager, Customer Service, Checkout Supervisor


Bachelor of Social Work, Evangel University, Springfield, MO May 2000
GPA: 4.0
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Blog Writing