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  Christine Waresak
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Flexible Seattle-based freelance writer/editor with experience ranging from corporate (Microsoft, F5 Networks) to creative agencies (Metia, POSSIBLE) to nonprofits (University of Washington) to trade magazines. Specialties include content marketing (e.g., newsletter/website articles), tailoring content for different audiences and mediums, and presenting complex material in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.
Recent projects:
-Writing articles for the UW Professional & Continuing Education newsletter/website, with a focus on careers.
-Writing and editing articles for POSSIBLE creative agency for an upcoming AT&T online publication, with a focus on technology and lifestyle.
-Interviewing artists and developing the website for Constellation617.com, an online journal of conversations with creative people.
-Writing the annual report for College Access Now, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income high school students go to and graduate from college.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 15 Years
Writer 15 Years
Specialty
Careers 2 Years
Education 5 Years
Technology 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
15 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Naylor Publications (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
F5 Networks (11+), Microsoft (11+)
Other Work History
-Freelance writer for the University of Washington and creative agencies such as Metia and POSSIBLE
-Creator and editor of Constellation617.com, an online journal/website of interviews with creative people
-Published fiction and creative nonfiction (RED OCHRE Lit, Written River, Emrys Journal)
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office suite; Squarespace; WordPress; Basecamp and AtTask content management systems
Technical Skills
Blogging, CMS tools, social media
Equipment
Audio recorder; laptop; printer/scanner/fax/copier; mobile phone; car
Work Permits & Visas
U.S citizen
References
Available upon request. For recommendations, see http://christinewaresak.writersresidence.com/about_me

Other
M.A. in English from the University of Florida
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Seattle-Tacoma, WA. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Articles  
(University of Washington, 4/4/2014)
(University of Washington, 2/27/2014)
(University of Washington, 12/27/2013)
(University of Washington, 10/4/2013)
(University of Washington, 4/5/2013)
(ICON Magazine/Naylor Publications)
(ICON Magazine/Naylor Publications)
(ICON Magazine/Naylor Publications)
(ICON Magazine/Naylor Publications)
(University of Washington)
Annual Report  
(College Access Now, 12/1/2013)
Corporate and IT Documents  
(Microsoft)
(Microsoft)
(Microsoft)
(F5 Networks )
(F5 Networks)
Websites/Web Copy  
(F5 Networks)
HR, website, copy, online, IT, F5 Networks
(Constellation617)
Online journal/website of interviews with creative people
Video Voiceover Scripts  
(University of Washington TV, 3/20/2014)
I wrote the voiceover script for this video. The video is based on an article I wrote for the UWPCE newsletter called "Adding More Life to Your Work-Life Balance."
Contact Info
  Christine Waresak
Seattle, WA 
USA

E-Mail: cwaresak@yahoo.com
Website: http://christinewaresak.writersresidence.com/