Ryan J. Prado

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

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Ryan J. Prado - Updated status
Said "Currently, I've been steeped in weekly music features for the Portland Mercury, as well as plugging away at my blog. I've also procured a contributing writer assignment for a Portland offshoot of TheDrinkNation.com, writing featurettes and reviews about regional craft beer, wine and spirits."
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Example of enviro-tinged article writing.
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A story about a local activist struggling against corporate pharmaceutical companies for the cancer medication she needs, with the backdrop of the Occupy Portland movement. This article is an example of my news-oriented/political writing, of which I gained much experience during my time writing for Just Out - a now-defunct LGBT bi-weekly newsmagazine in Portland.
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A recent article I wrote from an interview with Santa Barbara band Gardens and Villa for The Portland Mercury.
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About Me:
I am interested in branching out with my experience in journalism and applying those skills to a more diverse career path. As a freelance journalist, a managing editor, an associate editor for a nationally distributed arts and culture magazine, and as a music promoter, I have dipped into only a fraction of what I’d like to. I’d like to begin to delve into the bigger picture and provide your company with a mutually beneficial scenario.

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Just Out Newspaper 5/09-12/11
Staff Writer – Portland, OR
Was employed as a part-time staff writer for Oregon’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans news magazine. My duties include covering local business profiles, local news, arts and culture, and statewide politics. I conducted interviews, adhered to strict deadlines and assisted the...
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Portland, Oregon, United States