Jessica Branco

Freelance Article Writer & Portuguese Translator

Location:New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Phone: 7744515142
2 Skills

Prompt Communications Cambridge, MA
Public Relations Account Executive May 2012 – present
• Responsible for writing press releases, blog posts and web content for clients in the technology sector
• Communicate with clients and press, exchanging ideas and securing relevant coverage
• Responsible for client-related and internal social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and WordPress

Summer Guide Cape Cod Cape Cod, MA
Freelance Writer December 2011 – present
• Composed a 1000-1500 word article on the history of Falmouth, which ran in the 2012 edition of the tourist guide
• Responsible for similar task for the upcoming 2013 edition

The Hubbell Group, Inc. Hingham, MA
Media Research Intern January 2012 – May 2012
• Conducted research on reporters, outlets, and Fortune 500 companies
• Assisted with compiling media lists and media briefings for various clients, including Bank of America and Natixis

The Summit Easton, MA
Features Editor/Staff Writer September 2009 – May 2012
• Assign and create feature articles relating to relevant on-campus topics through interviews
• Lay out stories on the newspaper’s four feature pages using Mac software, including inDesign

The Stonehill College Writing Center Easton, MA
Writing Consultant December 2011 – May 2012
• Edited, proofed and assited students in making changes to an original piece of writing

The Enterprise Brockton, MA
Intern/Staff Writer September 2011 – December 2011
• Composed stories on an array of topics, from lifestyle pieces to cops and courts
• Retrieved police documents and created the newspaper’s police log

SoCo Magazine New Bedford, MA
Intern January 2008 – June 2008
• Wrote articles for the local events magazine while assisting the editor with in-house duties