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Jennifer B.

Average rate
$32/hour
  • Joined July 2016

I am a Communications and Social Media Strategist with a journalism background. My passion is developing creative and engaging content.

  • Atlanta, GA, United States
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Jennifer B.
Atlanta, GA, United States

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Services

Categories

Copywriting Public Relations Social Media Email Strategy

Experience

Summary

I spent four years in the journalism industry reporting for outlets in Georgia, Florida and Texas. I decided to leave journalism, but did not want to stop being a storyteller so I became a Communications Coordinator and Social Media Strategist.

Work history

Communications Coordinator for Council Member Gallo
∙ Write and edit media statements, press releases, speeches and talking points for Council Member ∙ Compose weekly District 10 newsletter based on interests and concerns of constituents ∙ Create messaging that promotes the Council Member's priorities
Central Austin Reporter
∙ Pitch and write innovative stories for print and web content ∙ Promote content and increase brand visibility using various social media outlets and strategies ∙ Photograph action and still shots to accompany content

Portfolio

Bridget Dunlap continues to gamble on success in Austin

Bridget Dunlap is one of Austin's most successful bar and restaurant entrepreneurs, which is not an easy feat in a city where every one is trying to make their culinary dreams a reality.

DK Sushi

This business profile for an Austin sushi restaurant also showcases the unique personality of the owner, which is infamous around town. While he has slowed down in recent years, tales of his mischievous karaoke nights live on.

Medical District coming to life

This in-depth, front page story takes a look at how The University of Texas at Austin's new medical school is progressing and what impacts it could have on the community. The story won both Editorial Excellence and Photography Excellence awards from Community Impact Newspaper's leadership team.

Education

Accreditations

Georgia Southern University
B.A. in Writing and Linguistics, Minor in Information Technology

Skills

Skills

brand strategy communications content creation customer outreach data analysis editing event organization journalism media relations newsletters

Tools

Bitly Constant Contact Eventbrite Facebook Advertising Final Cut Pro Google Analytics Hootsuite Instagram Periscope Wordpress Tweetdeck Storify Photoshop Snapchat InDesign

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available evenings and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Food Health & Wellness Medtech PR & Communications Philanthropy Professional Services Retail Tech

What I read

I enjoy blogs which showcase fashion, beauty and food news or businesses.

Ideal team

Working with a talented team of graphic designers is always a joy of mine! I love creating written content and working with a designer to make the content visually engaging.