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Joan M. Matney - Freelance Book Writing & Editing
5
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4.0
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$12
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Joan M. Matney Objective To obtain an open position in Journalism Experience Author Xlibris Publishing 2008 – Present (4 years 8 months) • Redlands, CA Book: Make Me Immortal Project: Make Me Immortal 2 Event Worker Redlands Unified School District August 2009 – 2012 (3 years 1 months) • Redlands, CA This is a customer service position. I sell tickets at school...
Redlands, California, United States

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