Carina B.

  • Joined November 2016

I am a German with a Greencard who founded her own business at 21, received my BS in communications at 25. I am a creative businesswoman.

  • Richmond, VA, United States
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Carina B.
Richmond, VA, United States

Services

Categories

Design Social Media Marketing Email Content

Experience

Summary

I went from working for one of Germany's biggest newspapers to founding my own business in the US. I regularly work with international publications and editors, create editorial work and InDesign documents. I am bilingual, driven and a team player.

Work history

Freelance Journalist + Photojournalist
You will find writing samples, as well as some of my published work on my ePortfolio. Some of my design + PR work can be found there as well.
Owner, Photographer, Editor, Social Media Expert
I am the owner, photographer, editor, social media expert and PR specialist at Michael and Carina Photography.

Education

Accreditations

Thomas Nelson Community College
Associates Degree
Old Dominion University
Bachelor of Science (major: professional communication)

Skills

Languages

French

Elementary proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

German

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

brand strategy communications blogging content creation customer segmentation design digital media editorial email journalism

Tools

Facebook Google Analytics iMovie InDesign Instagram Issuu Photoshop Pinterest Powerpoint Storify Twitter YouTube Yoast Wordpress Facebook Advertising

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 35hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Entertainment Events Fashion Health & Wellness Media PR & Communications Photography Travel

What I read

BBC, Huffington Post, Southern Weddings, Harper's Bazaar. photography books (Luminous Portrait by E. Messina for example), National Geographic

Side projects

I work with international blogs + magazines to get my photography work featured. I write articles for these submissions as well. I also host photography workshops for photographers from all around the world, and create presentations for that.

Ideal team

Small team, self-driven, highly motivated but open-minded. I work best under a democratic or laissez-faire management style, however, I pride myself at being both a strong leader or a good follower when necessary. Creative + open-minded clients are ideal.