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Tony Stone - Freelance Technical Writing & Journalistic Photography
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4.5
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Not your typical, common or garden journalist, Tony is a specialist in civil engineering, construction, HVAC&R, mining and waste management technical writing and editing. During his 24 year media career, he has worked for publishing houses such as Mead & McGrouther, Primedia, Media24, Caxtons, Brooke Pattrick Publications, 3S Media and Interact Media Defined. You can visit his web site at...
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Lisa Swearingen - Freelance Article Writing & Poem Writing
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Lisa A. Swearingen Experience: 1.) June 2013-present Eastern Echo *Copy editor, Senior staff writer Contact- Kevin Devine: 734-904-6560 As copy editor for the Echo, I have helped the copy team edit the written material, usually as the final step before it is set to print, to correct errors in grammar, spelling, usage and style. Promoted to senior staff writer, I have edited my section's stories, taken photos and have written four or more articles an issue. I obtained the senior staff writer position because I produced more stories for the issues and scooped some investigative pieces. 2.) Jan. 2013-May2013 Eastern Echo *Co-news editor Contact-Kevin Devine: 734-904-6560 As co-news editor, I was in charge of a team of news reporters and photographers. My job entailed assigning stories, editing articles and photos and holding office hours for the staff. As editor, I became familiar with many of the police departments and city council members around the city of Ypsilanti. 3.) Aug. 2012-present Eastern Echo *Staff writer As a staff writer, I produced stories for the news and life sections and assisted my editors in seeking out stories to cover and edit stories from other colleagues. I also took photographs of the stories that I covered. 4.) Jan. 2013-present Eastern Echo *Courier As courier, my job consisted of passing out papers and making certain that all of the newspaper racks were always full. 5.) Aug. 2010-June 2012 In Motion (newspaper) Aeolus (literary magazine) Ole (literary magazine)Daytona Beach, Florida *Editor-in-Chief for In Motion, Managing editor for Aeolus As EIC for In Motion, I was in charge of about a group of 30 college students. I balanced the budget and worked alongside the advertising department. My job entailed writing stories, taking photos, designing the paper, designating stories to other staffers and also being a courier for In Motion. *Copy editor for In Motion, Art and Literary editor for Ole Contact- Elena Jarvis: 386-506-3268 Jarvise@DaytonaState.edu SKILLS: Computer Skills, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, Power Point Education: BS in Journalism 2014 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, Michigan Major: Journalism Minor: Criminal Justice AA in Journalism 2011 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, Florida Major: Journalism
Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Subhajit Guha - Freelance Accounting & Accounting Systems
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5.0
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_______________________________________ Subhajit Guha,CPA (Illinois),CGMA(AICPA),FCA(India Room No.906,Hotel Marriot Residence Inn,425 Street Bonham Street,San Antonio,Texas 78205,USA Phone: 2104965614x5122(Day Time),2102125555x906(After 7 p.m.) _Highly Competent Finance & Accounts Head / CFO / Financial Controller/Internal auditor/Business Investigation 23+ years of record in mapping financial vision, implementing best finance & accounting practices, streamlining processes, increasing efficiency, improving forecast accuracy, maximizing internal controls, minimizing financial risks, reducing costs, saving money / time, enhancing economical advantage and realizing business objectives. ________________________________________ Business Planning ? Financial Strategy / Analysis ? Budget Planning & Control ? SOX with Section 404 Compliance ? Costing / Taxation ? Auditing ? Fund / Capital Management ? Systems Development / Implementation ? MIS & Functional Support ? Financial Statements / Reporting ? Statutory / Tax Compliance ? Value Addition ? Business Development Diligent and results driven C-Level executive with expertise in the entire gamut of financial operations from ideation and execution of policies / procedures to finalizing and maintenance of accounts in line with organizational strategy and mission. Rich blend of business, financial planning, analytical, reviewing and problem solving skills backed with a FCA, a Diploma in CIMA and a CPA certification. Solid exposure to ERP. Astutely combine superior financial leadership, sound business practices and sharp ERP skills to understand existing systems, identify future fiscal requirements and necessary financial controls, develop cost saving systems & processes and drive improvements in all areas of business. Change agent, set-up and expand business from scratch. Noted for imparting best business / financial inputs to top management and helping them take strategic decisions. Analyze business performance (actual v/s budget) aimed at enhancing cost consciousness and improving productivity / bottom line, competitive advantage and corporate image. ________________________________________ Key Competencies / Strengths • IFRS / US GAAP Accounting ? Cost Planning / Analysis ? Activity Based Costing ? Cost / Finance Reconciliation • Product Costing ? Credit Policy / Pricing ? Tax Laws / Plans ? Tax Assessment / Filing ? Treasury Functions • Stock Management ? Operation Management ? Risk Management / Reporting ? Acquisitions / Mergers • Management Reporting ? Process Implementation ? Process Management / Improvement ? Systems Revamping • Receivables / Payables ? Account Reconciliation ? Inventory Management ? Expenditure Management • Efficiency & Productivity Analysis ? Break Even Analysis ? Variance Analysis ? Compliance of Sarbanes Oxley • Value Engineering ? Relationship Management ? Production / Bistribution / Brand Management • Staff Management ? Team Management ? ERP (SAP, Oracle, BAAN & JD Edwards) ? SAP – FI/CO & Oracle Financials • Keen and continuous learner with excellent communication, liaison and prioritization skills. • Efficient in handling complex negotiations with overseas personnel. • Extensive experience in Arab countries with proficiency in Arabic language. ________________________________________ Snapshot of Career Highlights Practising Financial Consultant • Preparing and monitoring risk based audit plan for internal audit and concurrent audit of retail liabilities and assets branches. • Reviewing and monitoring processes, internal controls, risk and performances of bank units under retail liability group. • • Identify and reporting the issues observed during the audit tot the management • Streamlining the audit & accounting process, addition of new audit areas and establishing new approaches for audit IFFCO, Kuwait • Effectively revamped G/L, financial systems, reports and schedules. Improved forecast precision and standardized reporting procedures. Successfully designed, and documented internal controls and procedures. • Profitably built a finely tuned accounting department and fostered a collaborative environment that improved productivity, individual accountability and team morale. • Prudently perceived need for and obtained a $1.5 Million line of credit. Enhanced level of customer service. • Participated in purchase and implementation of $5,000,000 computer system, vehicles and other fixed Assets. • Successfully implemented BAAN ERP system. Played a key role in due diligent acquiring of companies. • Cleared tax related issues pending for 5 years. Saudi Masterbaker • Productively merged 2 financial systems into one. Reduced cost in productions and logistics. • Computerized data on fixed assets (since inception - over 10 years old data) with gross block 10 Million USD. • Successfully arranged export facility through Banks for Egypt, Yemen and South Africa. • Implemented Oracle Financial system ERP. Adapted best practices in Finance and Accounting. • Introduced checks and controls within the business accounting system to minimize any risk from errors. • Established model / framework for management of working capital. Landmark Gulf Group • Established business from the scratch and expanded it by adding 6 new retail malls of 20,000 square meter. • Helped top management in taking strategic decisions through value added management reporting. • Facilitated the right product mix and thus enhanced the bottom line. Tata Motors • Key member of teams involved in development of various systems for Payroll & Costing Department, Value Engineering and Cost Benefit Analysis. ________________________________________ Summary of Business Exposure Practising Chartered Accountant :- Present occupation Head-Finance & Accounts, IFFCO, Kuwait, 2008 to 2011 (Based in UAE, IFFCO manufactures and markets integrated range of mass-market consumer products. Its interests include F&B, Personal Care & Cleaning, Packaging & Industrial Products, and Logistics) • Reporting to the Group Finance Director, took complete ownership of all functions related to business planning, budgeting, financial accounts / statements, MIS and functional support, product costing / stock management, working capital management, treasury and policy control, and statutory / tax compliance. PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS Financial Controller, Saudi Masterbaker Ltd.(SML), KSA - 2003 to 2008 (The firm is a leading producer and marketer of branded bakery products for the past 25 years and enjoys tremendous goodwill in GCC and Yemen, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Sri Lanka, South Africa and UK markets) • Reporting to the Group Finance Director, supported the budgeting process by collating individual SBU budgets. Planned, monitored and reported cash flows to the Chief Executive Officer and Group Chief Financial Officer. • Coordinated with Auditors in completing the statutory audits and declaration of financial results within time. • Performed break even and efficiency /productivity analysis, and introduced checks and controls within the business accounting system. Identified training needs of operational staff on financial controls. • Liaised with Banks / Governmental agencies, and ensured timely reconciliations of suppliers and vendors accounts. Finance Manager / Head-Accounts & Administration, Landmark Gulf Group, Dubai and KSA - 1996 to 2003 (The group is into retail business of garments, shoes and lifestyle products and is one of the largest retail chains in the Middle East. It operates in all GCC countries, UK, Spain, Italy and Portugal and enjoys a turnover of US$1 billion) • Reporting to the Group Finance Director, handled a wide array of activities such as accounting, budgeting, man power planning, variance analysis and financial / sales reporting, and business development. Manager-Finance, Tata Motors (previously TELCO), Jamshedpur & Mumbai - 1990 to 1996 • As a part of the Core Finance & Costing team, involved in working capital management. Performed cost analysis of various models of vehicles and cost / finance reconciliation. Assessed and filed corporate tax. Senior Auditor, Deloitte (formerly S. B. Billimoria & Co.), Jamshedpur – Jan 1989 to Jan 1990 ________________________________________ Auxiliary Information Education / Certification • Certified Public Accountant (CPA),llinois ,USA(Certificate Number-101026) • Chartered Global Management Accountant- American Institute of Certified Public Accountant,USA • Diploma in Advanced Management Accountancy, CIMA, UK, • FCA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, India, • Bachelor of Commerce with Honours- Saint Xaviers College, Calcutta University, India, Training Conducted • Finance for Non-finance Managers ? Effective Communications. Professional Affiliations • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. • Member, Chartered Institute of Management Accountant, UK. • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountant, USA. Referees :- Mr. Keshawa Shriniwas Director Sefeena Trading, Kuwait 0096590903706 pkshrini46@gmail.com Mr. Shekhar Chatterjee Ex.Vice President-Finance, British Oxygen Ltd. 00919830041442 shekharswl@hotmail.com Mr. Aninda Chatterjee Vice President - Nokia-Siemens 00919830015000 aninda.chatterjee01@gmail.com ________________________________________ Date of Birth: 4th January 1963 ? Languages: English, Bengali, Hindi
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Debra A. Revell (Doc, nickname) - Freelance Technical Writing & Editing
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D. A. Revell --------------- 22 years of technical writing and editing experience including project management and training of jr. and mid-level writers and editors Over 5 years of marketing writing experience Over 10 years of creative writing experience Goal ------ To help your company or organization by contributing my writing and editing experience, marketing and public relations experience, strong leadership and communication skills, and training/curriculum development and facilitator experience in a leadership role or project manager capacity. My writing and editing skills include technical, business, marketing, and human resources fields. Professional summary of skills ------------------------------------- Technical writing and editing; Research and analysis; Applying business and technical writing styles; Researching and developing new writing styles; Marketing/public relations writing and editing (Web page copy, marketing business proposals, fundamentals documents, white papers, customer surveys, press releases, feature articles, company newsletters, advertising copy writing, and broadcast copy writing); Project management; Managing teams or committees, or being team leader; Marketing research; Event and campaign planning; Business writing and editing; Program development, evaluation, and auditing; Seminar and training classes development and presentation; Training facilitator/education coordinator and curriculum development; Public speaking; Photography skills; Human resources writing; Interviewing, mentoring, coaching, and career development for writers and editors Management/Project management skills ------------------------------------------------ • Served as the Information Development lead for modularized publishing for the business products division during effort to move publications to Lexmark’s Internet site. (1999) • Revised and restructured documents per IBM (Lexington, KY site) needs for the IBM LaserPrinter 4019 refresh project in 1990 when PDR loaned me to IBM. My role was project coordinator and lead writer for a library of manuals as I directed the work of seven writers. Responsible for a library of manuals. Contributed some writing efforts, performed peer edits for technical accuracy, and acted as liaison between the PDR writing and illustrator staff, and the IBM Information Development staff. • Maintained client relations and tracked engineers’ performance on call maintenance by distributing client call maintenance sheets to engineers on a weekly basis. • Assigned feature stories to executive producers as I led weekly meetings. • Recruited and coordinated volunteers to complete a bulk mail-out of the flyers and the city-wide distribution of the posters each quarter. • Performed time management skills for projects containing 20 or more publications. Mentored writers on this talent. • Led team meetings for projects or special document development, and led committees for maintaining databases of job procedures for writers and editors. • Served as team leader or lead writer on numerous projects requiring mentoring and development of writing skills of mid-level and entry-level writers for Lexmark and PDR. Writing skills and accomplishments ------------------------------------------- • Wrote all kinds of technical manuals, service manuals, sheets, setup guides, or quick reference cards for software, hardware, and firmware products for three companies. • Wrote Web page copy for Lexmark to provide short descriptions of user manuals or other publications, so readers could determine which document they needed. Worked with Web designers to post the descriptions. • Wrote updates and released a training manual on document development called Business Printer Division Information Development Writers’ Guidelines: Writing, Editing, and Production Tips for Lexmark. (1996-1999) • Wrote white papers and fundamental documents for the Lexmark marketing department while on loan to them various research assignments and marketing writing assignments. • Wrote department writing and process procedures for delivering publications to translations or production which were posted on the Lexmark Information Development Infoserve database, ID Portal, or department Wiki. Conducted a yearly audit to maintain accuracy of procedures. (2000-2009) • Developed the user documentation for the Lexmark Optra S family of printers including the User’s Guide, Quick Reference card, Kiosk Adapter Option User’s Guide, and various other cards and sheets. (1995-1996) • Developed the Lexmark X422 User’s Reference which was the first multifunction laser produced with all parts contained in one printer, as opposed to bundled models with a separate scanner and furniture. (2003-2004) • Developed the first editions of the operator’s guide, quick reference card, and print cartridge label for the IBM LaserPrinter Model 4019 which was IBM’s first printer. Since there was no existing or predecessor product for this model, to produce the documents, I interfaced with over 70 engineers, developers, and human factors experts to gather information. Coordination of artwork development with three illustrators was required. (1987-1989) • Developed a history file template available in both FrameMaker and Microsoft Word formats to enable Lexmark writers to complete a project history file faster since the basic text and tables were available (2003). • Worked with the Lexmark Safety department to rewrite all the warning notices on inserting cards, PictBridge, and Bluetooth items. Provided the new wordings to the Lexmark editing department. Information Development department of writers could reuse the notices in all future publications. (2006) • Determined the method and implemented the project to restructure the Lexmark Technical Reference into two documents. Certain document information remained in FrameMaker with a new title of “Printer Languages and Interfaces Technical Reference” and other information was moved to Vasont, a content management system, and gained the new title of “Technical Reference < model names>.” (2009) Editing skills and accomplishments ------------------------------------------ • Performed technical accuracy and consistency edits on many hardware and software projects when my role was project manager or lead writer for two companies. • Performed peer edits for junior or mid-level writers. • Edited marketing proposals, company newsletters, weekly marketing reports, press releases, and broadcast copy for public announcements. • Evaluated publication requirements to determine audience requirements and reading levels. • Analyzed competitor publications to see different writing styles, trends in terminology, and subject matter they documented in order to change or better my publications or submit these findings to the Lexmark editing team. • Based on a request that Lexmark use a more friendly writing style, I researched and developed a new technical writing style for the IBM LaserPrinter 4029 A Series manuals based on the friendlier style of Apple manuals. (1991-1992) • Edited the Lexmark Master Consumer Product Division index prior to the master document moving to a content management system and edited software screens for the software development teams. • Edited the marketing script for the Lexmark Optra Color 45 installation film. Aided the marketing person in correcting the script prior to filming. (1998) Marketing/Public Relations skills ---------------------------------------- • Wrote white papers and fundamental documents for the Lexmark marketing department. • Developed customer survey forms to gather information about inkjets, lasers, networks, and online help for Lexmark. • Responsible for editing, layout, and word processing of marketing proposals, in addition to team writing of marketing proposals for an engineering firm. • Prepared and executed a public relations/publicity campaign for nine play productions for a university drama organization. Handled the publicity budget. • Wrote, edited, and created the layout of text and graphics for a company’s newsletter, and handled mass production of a newsletter. • Prepared and submitted press releases to local newspapers for two companies and two campus organizations. • Wrote feature articles or ads for the local and campus newspapers. Wrote television and radio public announcements to obtain free advertising from local stations. • Prepared weekly marketing reports for an engineering firm. • Handled all media arrangements and correspondence dealing with marketing issues for an engineering company and a campus organization. • Researched several state newspapers for articles which led to possible work for an engineering firm, or researched newspapers or magazines for engineering articles on issues to update the staff. • Served as the public contact person for students and county residents for one university organization and one university cable television show. • Kept records of purchases, television and radio appearance dates, and dates for newspaper ads and articles. • Designed, submitted, and bought space for newspaper ads to advertise play productions. • Kept accurate accounts on weekly shows in production and previously aired shows. • Designed posters and mail-out flyers, and submitted them to a campus printer. Planned and coordinated mass mailings and poster distribution. • Recruited student volunteers to serve on crews of executive producers. • Arranged for talk show appearances for cast members with local media personalities. • Arranged for a city newspaper photographer and a campus newspaper photographer to attend a rehearsal to take pictures of cast members for the newspapers for each production. • Handled arrangements for large holiday company parties and employee farewell parties. Training development, training coordinator (facilitator), coaching, mentoring, and teaching accomplishments ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- • Developed and presented seminars on various subjects relating to writing, editing, index development, e-mail etiquette, and copy verification to PDR and Lexmark writers, editors, and other co-workers. • Coached junior- and middle-level writers and editors on projects, so they were able to solve issues, meet deadlines, find needed information, and work with their team more productively. • Trained and mentored Lexmark writers in: all aspects of creating the publications produced by Information Development, Adobe FrameMaker, how to use other department tools or programs to develop publications, how to determine and coordinate needed illustrations, and how to deliver manuals to translations or production departments. Developed and taught training classes on ProcessMaster, BookMaster, and use of the basics for a Conversational Monitor System (CMS) to new employees for PDR. • Developed and maintained department writing processes and publishing procedures for translations and production for Lexmark. Conducted a yearly audit to maintain accuracy of procedures. (2000-2009) • Trained six Lexmark American writers and one Cebu, Philippines writer on how to develop a Technical Reference. Key Lexmark committee accomplishments --------------------------------------------------- • Served to organize, update, and eliminate duplication of procedures on the department’s database. (2002) • Served with four others to create a GUI or prototype for a database to house Lexmark Information Development procedures. Database allowed for many writers and a system administrator. Prototype defined the capabilities of yearly audits to alert writers for procedure updates. Prototype was used as the specification for a new department database. (August 2001 – February 2002) • Served on two committees to evaluate and improve the department’s artwork request form and develop the steps a writer should take to lead a project artwork kickoff meeting. (2007) • Served to determine the writers’ method to send reviews to subject matter experts within the company, so they could review and respond to documents presented in a PDF file. (2008) • Led a committee to discuss the split of font information between two manuals. (2009) Cost reduction or profit efforts --------------------------------- • Saved Lexmark Information Development from hiring a third-party survey developer when I developed customer survey forms to gather marketing information about inkjets, lasers, networks, and online help. (May – June 1999) • Saved Lexmark Information Development the cost of hiring a training coordinator when I developed curriculum for training seminars and conducted the seminars as the training facilitator. (1997-2008) • Achieved a cost reduction for Lexmark by designing new FrameMaker template page layouts that significantly reduced the page count of manuals. (March 2004) • Saved Lexmark staff resources and production costs by proposing and creating one manual, the Lexmark Technical Reference Optra Color 40, Optra Color 45, and Optra Color 1200, which covered multiple printer models, rather than individual manuals for each. This effort was so successful, that it became the standard development method. (April – July 1998) • Created and delivered a plan on how I could quickly react and change Lexmark Optra S User’s Guide files late in the development process, enabling us to be more responsive to last-minute engineering or production changes. (1996) • In two quarters for UAH’s University Playhouse, I had taken this organization from debt to profit, and within two more quarters, based on the money taken in at the box office for productions, the drama board was able to move the productions from the free, campus gymnasium to the Von Braun Civic Center theater in downtown Huntsville which we rented for the dates of each production. Work history ---------------- • May 2013 to present Semi-retired. I accept part-time, freelance writing and editing work only. • November 2011 - April 2013 Removed myself from employment in order to take care of my mother as she aged and then fought cancer. • June 2011 - November 2011 (part-time, short term contract) Researcher and database administrator Perdue Law Offices, Winchester, KY • 14 years, 7 months Worldwide Information Developer (5 years, 10 months); Senior Worldwide Information Developer (8 years, 9 months) [Senior technical writer and other skills (including editing). On loan to the Lexmark Marketing Department for various research assignments and marketing writing assignments. Performed as training coordinator; see training section. Performed as survey developer. Lexmark International, Inc., Lexington, KY • 7 months Marketing Coordinator Quest Engineers, Inc., Lexington, KY • 7 years, 5 months (full-time employee) 5 months (on-call employee) Senior Technical Writer PDR Information Services, Lexington, KY (PDR was an in-house publications agency which loaned me to IBM and Lexmark to be an on-site contractor for 4.5 years during my 7.5 years of employment which included writing for many clients including IBM locations throughout the USA.) Internships or elected offices ---------------------------------- • One semester Assignment editor Madison Magazine (a daily, local cable TV show at Eastern Kentucky University), Richmond, KY [Recommended by professors for this campus position.] • Two years and one quarter Publicity/Public relations chairman, drama board member, and secretary for University Playhouse at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. [Elected to the campus board. Recommended by a professor for the PR position.] Education ------------- Degree: B. A. in Psychology and Elementary Education (two majors) Institution: University of Alabama in Huntsville Grade Point Average: 2.14 out of 3.0 Degree: B.A. in Public Relations Institution: Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY Grade Point Average: 3.93 out of 4.0 Memberships, certificates, honors, and awards --------------------------------------------- • Member of Psi Chi, National Psychology Honor Society • Member of Alpha Epsilon Rho, National Honorary Broadcasting Society • Member of Mu Alpha Theta, National Math Honor Society • Hold a restricted radiotelephone operator license from the Federal Communications Commission • Selected by Lexmark management to represent Information Development at the International Society of Technical Communication Conference held in Toronto, Canada (1997) • Lexmark “Make it Happen” award winner for outstanding work for the Blue Angel Award for German customers (2009) • Member of the Society of Technical Communication while employed at PDR and Lexmark. Society of Technical Communication (STC) awards --------------------------------------------------------------- 1999 – Lexmark Optra S User’s Guide; Lexmark Optra Color 45 User’s Guide 2000 – Lexmark Optra M410 User’s Guide; Optra M410 Quick Reference Card 2001 – Lexmark Optra M410/M412 User’s Guide 2002 – Lexmark W820 User’s Reference on Publications CD 2004 – Lexmark T630, T632 User’s Reference on Publications CD 2007 – Lexmark 9300 Series User’s Guide; Lexmark X940E, X945 Setup Sheet (See www.stcmidtenn.org/newsletters/PDF/?January2008Communique.pdf on page 3 and http://www.stcmidtenn.org/competitions/2007awards.pdf on page 1.) Creative writing ------------------- • Essay editor for the Lee High School literary magazine. • Member of the Lexmark Creative Writing Group from 1998-2001. • Leader of the Lexmark Creative Writing Group from 2001-2004. • Member of the Winchester Writers’ Group from 2010 to the present. • Presented several works of poetry at the 2011 Kentucky Writers’ Day Celebration in Danville, KY on April 16, 2011. • Published author of two short stories in soon-to-be released anthology called “Before the Ninth Life” being published and edited by Anne Congleton, an award-winning playwright and author of Richmond, Kentucky. Community involvement ------------------------------ • Active in Lexmark Habitat for Humanity builds for four Lexington, Kentucky builds during 1999-2008 • Lexmark International, Inc. United Way Canvasser 2002 • Lexmark International, Inc. United Way Volunteer 1999-2008 Systems proficiencies --------------------- Adobe Acrobat Distiller 7.0, Adobe FrameMaker 6.0 and CudSpan tools, Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0, Arbortext Editor 5.3, Conversational Monitoring System (CMS), IBM BookMaster and ProcessMaster, Jasc PaintShop Pro Version 7.0, Jasc PaintShop Photo Album 5, Lotus Notes 6.5, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Paint Version 5.1, Microsoft Picture It! Premium 10, Microsoft Windows XP and 2000, ThumbsPlus 4.0, Vasont 11.6
Winchester, Kentucky, United States
Abode Godsent - Freelance Portrait Painting & Landscape Painting
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I am Abode Godsent. I am also known as "skilled". I am the secobd in a family of four. I am a painter with so many commisioned works to my credit. I do abstracts, portraitures, landscapes etc. I am also a scriptwriter, a motivator and a film maker. One quality that stands me out is the fact that I deliver promptly.My hobbies include traveling, drawing, singing, meeting new people and playing table tennis. A minute with me can make "the" difference in your life.
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Debbie McRill - Freelance Article Writing & Book Writing
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I have written and published fiction novels, children's books, non-fiction magazine articles and hundreds of web content articles with a special emphasis on business matters. I am a technical writer for laptop computers and a documentation program manager. I enjoy exploring all types of writing and I can quickly adapt to the needs of the audience.
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Jo-Ann Bettencourt - Freelance Graphic Design & Content Writing
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Brainstorms Creative is a seasoned creative services studio offering print and web design, writing, marketing and advancement solutions customized to your unique needs. For more than 20 years, we have provided both freelance and contract services to clients from diverse professions—business and industry, health care, nonprofit administration, and education—to expertly craft media and message that achieves results. Our clients have included a regional system of hospitals and health care facilities, two statewide energy provider collaboratives, gas utilities, community service agencies, private schools and an Ivy League university. We are known for our vibrant visual design, polished content writing, expert command of the English language, attention to detail and deadline, seamless project management and client-centered service. Brainstorms Creative is dedicated to delivering creative excellence—every client, every project, every day. Our print and web design services include: brand development, brochures, catalogs, newsletters, annual reports, direct mail postcards and literature, display and banner ads, posters, trade show displays, special event collateral, and web design and development. Our writing and communications services include: feature articles, press releases, news briefs, announcements, web content, blog posts, donor appeal letters and campaign collateral, recruitment materials, grant writing, proofreading and editing. Summary of Skills and Experience > Quark XPress, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office > Superior writing, proofreading and editing experience > Project management expertise > Extensive experience working with commercial printers, ad production departments and related vendors in the design and marketing industry
Westport, Massachusetts, United States
Travis Kellar - Freelance Creative Writing & Report Writing
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EDUCATION Westminster College New Wilmington, PA Bachelor Degree in English GPA: 3.43/4.00 Minor in Creative Writing Dean’s List Recipient May 2012 WORK Sheetz Grove City, PA EXPERIENCE Sales Associate March 2011 – Sept. 2011 • Responsible for cashier duties, preparing food, customer assistance, and janitorial duties. Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week Williamsport, PA Head Intern / Head Residential Advisor July 2007 - Present • Set up various venues and activities. • Supervised camp participants and ensured safe behavior and adherence to camp rules. • Managed intern and residential advisor staff • Facilitated effective communication between Chief Executive Officer and staff. Holcad Newspaper of Westminster College New Wilmington, PA Arts and Entertainment Writer March 2011 - Present • Preview and review video games, film, music, television series, and other popular entertainment. George Junior Republic Grove City, PA Recreational Supervisor October 2008 - Feb. 2011 Sept. 2011 - Present • Supervised youth during their activity period and dealt with emergency situations • Encouraged and promoted good behavior as well as enforced campus regulations. County Market Grove City, PA Cashier August 2008 - Oct. 2008 • Cashier duties and quality customer assistance. • Various janitorial tasks. INVOLVEMENT Sigma Tau Delta • Inaugurated in Spring 2011. • Elected Vice President in Fall 2011.
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States
John C Williams - Freelance Portrait Painting & Real Life Painting
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Hello,my name is john williams.I consider myself to be a professional artist.Sense I have know professional training.I have self taught myself everything that I have learn over the years.I am one of those people who just happen to be born with the god giving talent and ability to draw.paint.sketch.And to create any kind of art work in any genre.And I thank god for this gift everyday.One of my favorite things that makes me Soooo happy; Is when I present someone with a commissioned peace of art work. I just love seeing the smiles on there faces.That makes me feel good all over.
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Debra Kelley - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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seiterevisions@gmail.com 203-313-4840 1079 Pleasant Street, Palmer, MA 01069 • Developed, produced, coordinated, disseminated financial press releases, presentations, and investor reports (annual & quarterly) to media and investment community. • Heavy copy editing, fact-checking and proofreading, readying reports and documents for publication. • Meeting hard deadlines on high-volume production schedule. • Collaborating to develop and/or implementing semester-long syllabus designed to develop writing and critical thinking. • Responding with short lead-time to short-term assignments. • Managed department resources within modest budget of $300K • Reported to CFO/CEO of this Fortune 300 industrial conglomerate. EDUCATION: 2007 Western Connecticut State University Master's Program in English Literature 1988 New School for Social Research Master's Program in Philosophy/ minor in Economics 1978 SUNY Stony Brook Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy EXPERIENCE: 2/2010 – 3/2010 Adjunct Lecturer Gibbs College 270 Farmington Road Farmington, CT 860-882-1690 9/1999 - 2009 Adjunct Lecturer 9/1995 - 5/2000 Graduate Assistant Western Connecticut State University 181 White Street Danbury, CT 203-837-8200 1/1986 - 8/1995 Investor Relations, Financial PR Administrator Crane Co. 100 First Stamford Place Stamford, CT 203-363-7300 9/1979 - 9/1982 Editorial / Administrative Assistant United Nations Children's Fund 683 First Ave New York, NY 212-326-7550 SKILLS: Writing Reports (business / academic); Copy (adv / release); Presentations Recording Minutes and transcriptions (meetings; audio & video transcription) Editorial Editing, Copyediting, Proofreading Softwares MS Office: Word, Powerpoint, Excel; Adobe: Photoshop; Acrobat Pro; InDesign INTERESTS: Aesthetics; Multidisciplinary Arts and Social Sciences; Music; Psychology; Comparative Literature LANGUAGES: English Mother tongue (American) French Translation – good Conversational – Limited
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