Driadonna R.

  • Joined January 2017

I'm a versatile multimedia writer and editor with nearly 10 years' experience.

  • NYC, NY, United States
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Driadonna R.
NYC, NY, United States

Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Email Social Media Public Relations

Experience

Summary

After earning my stripes as a newspaper reporter, I became a digital content producer for NFL Network. I helped determine editorial standards and house style as a copy editor at BuzzFeed. Now I lead content strategy at an entertainment website.

Work history

Copy Editor/Writer
Polished my colleagues’ writing across all site verticals Helped create Style Guide and run corresponding Twitter Taught copy editing workshops Conducted celebrity interviews, covered events, and wrote highly shareable pop culture posts
Senior Editor
Handpicked by CEO to create the tone, identity, and content plan Cover music and entertainment for millennials Recruit and edit freelancers Conceive packages, features, and editorial stunts Articles have garnered the highest engagement in site history
Freelance Writer and Editor
Publish news, editorials, and lifestyle pieces in various online outlets Proofread content for miscellaneous projects, including books, résumés, and blog posts Provide ghost writing, copy writing, and email newsletter services
NFL Network
Digital Content Producer
Edited, prioritized, packaged, and posted content for sports news desk Programmed the home page using analytics and news judgment for proper story prioritization Programmed daily newsletter for email subscribers Learned AP Style and SEO best practices
Multimedia Journalist
Wrote daily stories as reporter for Gannett newspaper and website Contributed to staff blog and met social media goals set by management Collaborated with other departments for special projects Often ranked among most-read online stories of the day

Education

Accreditations

Florida A&M University
B.S. Broadcast Journalism/Business
THREAD at Yale Modern Media Storytelling Fellowship 2016

Skills

Languages

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

communications content marketing content curation editing media relations proofreading blogger relations brand strategy copywriting journalism

Tools

Mailchimp Cision Canva Facebook Twitter Instagram Google Analytics Powerpoint Snapchat Wordpress

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available evenings and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year