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Writer &Public Relations Specialist in Halifax

Location:Halifax, NS, Canada (From home)

Education level: College/University
Education field: Communication and journalism
Years of experience: more than 5
Rate: $30
Attributes that best describes:
Team player
Independent worker
Good communicator
Planner
Creative

Skills:
WORK EXPERIENCE

Public Relations Intern, Work Term May 2019 – June 2019
QEII Foundation, Halifax, Canada
• Earned and participated in a six-week work term with a major non-profit organization
• Wrote and edited many in-house articles and collaborated on a collection of major projects such as annual report and internal design projects using Adobe InDesign

Communications Coordinator December 2017 - September 2018
The Tema Conter Memorial Trust, Halifax, Canada
• Coordinated extensive media requests for a nonprofit organization
• Organized local and national following through multiple media networks
• Managed multi-platform, social media campaigns and everyday communications
Freelance Contributor/Columnist May 2017 - December 2018
The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Canada
• Contributed freelance pieces for several sections of a local paper
• Earned Olympic coverage project
Entertainment Columnist February 2011 - January 2015
Metro News, Halifax, Canada
• Chosen as the first entertainment columnist for Halifax market
• Promoted both local and international talent
Editor February 2012 - October 2014
OptiMYz Magazine, Halifax, Canada

• Assigned, collected and edited a wide variety of content
• Increased readership and profits through advertising campaigns
• Created and managed company promotional events
Editorial Assistant June 2010 - December 2011
Progress Magazine, Halifax, Canada
• Developed online presence for the magazine using social media networks
• Created and edited business content
Editorial Intern January 2010 - June 2010
The Onion, New York, NY

• Selected out of thousands of applicants to be one of five editorial interns at this internationally known satirical newspaper


EDUCATION


Nova Scotia Community College, Halifax, NS, Canada Advanced Diploma, Public Relations, Class of 2019
Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Halifax, NS, Canada Diploma, Massage Therapy
Class of 2016
Centennial College, Toronto, ON, Canada
 Diploma, Accelerated Journalism,
Class of 2010
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
 Bachelor of Arts, Major in History, Class of 2008

Languages: N/A

 

 
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