Lana A.

  • Joined May 2016

I'm a word lover- I want to read them, edit them, proof them, write them, admire them and go on long walks on the beach with them.

  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lana A.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Worked with

Services

Categories

Public Relations Admin Community Content

Experience

Summary

My professional career to date has involved me working across Journalism, PR, Administration, Copy Editing and Proofreading. My main love is language which has led me to become a freelance Editor and Proofreader- this is where I'm at and why I'm here.

Work history

Ogilvy Public Relations Australia
Account Coordinator/Office Coordinator
Media relations support, proofreading and editing content, researching, writing and distributing media releases, media pitching and building, maintaining media databases, market and media research and planning, developing and implementing PR strategies.
Sydney Writers' Festival
Volunteer Supervisor
Author and publisher liaison, writing book reviews, crowd management , supervising information booth, organising and supervising book signings.
Australian Film Television and Radio School
Administration Assistant and Student Liaison Assistant
Administrative support for students and professors, editing and proofreading manuscripts, social media content creation, fact checking of content, maintenance of the filing and library catalogue, supervising and organising student enrollment.
NewsLocal- Inner West Courier
Journalism Intern
Interviewing people in a range of different circumstances, proofreading and editing copy, seeking out and investigating stories, writing stories to tight deadlines, fact checking of content, filtering press releases.
Priceline Pharmacy
Office Coordinator
Providing customer service, staff supervisor, merchandising, invoicing and banking, diary management, product management support, inventory maintenance.

Education

Accreditations

Macquarie University
08-11 Bachelor Of Media and Communications, 05-07 Bachelor Of Media and Writing
Ogilvy Public Relations
March 2016 Effective Business Writing
The University of Sydney- Centre for Continuing Education
Nov 2015 Editing and Proofreading- An Introduction
The Writers Studio
Dec 2014 Unlocking creativity- Creative writing course

Skills

Skills

community content creation content curation editing editorial proofreading writing sub-editing public relations newsletters

Tools

Asana Mailchimp Facebook Eventbrite Instagram LinkedIn Powerpoint Wordpress Twitter

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Education Food Government Media PR & Communications Philanthropy Professional Services Travel

What I read

Lots and lots and lots of Fiction, Food Blogs, NewPhilosopher Magazine, More Fiction.

Side projects

I enjoy utilising my free time by volunteering anywhere that will have me- so far with St Raphael's mission feeding the homeless, Uniting Care Christmas Hampers packing, Double Bay Library events and the Greek Orthodox Welfare Centre.