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  Michelle Armstrong
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  With more than a decade of expertise as a writer and senior editor, I offer an integrated approach in forwarding a publication's momentum; delivering:

1. Multimedia content with proven appeal to current and potential readers/subscribers.

2. Efficient newsroom management that improves workflow and reduces costs for team-based success.

3. An editorial direction that can improve customer loyalty and enhances a publication’s marketplace presence/perception among readers and advertisers.

Specialties: Writing and Editing for Publishing, Marketing and Public Relations; WOM; Viral and Social Media; Branding; Marketing Collateral; Community and Media Relations; Crisis Communication
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 8 Years
Editor 13 Years
Writer 13 Years
Specialty
Real Estate 3 Years
Home & Garden 6 Years
Lifestyle 5 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
12 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
FINE Magazine (11+), M Magazine (11+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Clean Energy Incubator (11+), The McMonigle Group (11+), Venti Energy & Peak Wind (3-5)
Other Work History
Adjunct Professor in Communication, Palomar College

Adjunct Professor in Journalism, Azusa Pacific University

Adjunct Professor in Journalism, Austin Community College

Lecturer in Advertising, University of Texas at Austin

Adjunct Professor in Communication, Vanguard University of Southern California
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office, Windows XP, Mac OS, Photoshop, Publisher, In Design
Equipment
Laptop, digital camera, audio recorder
References
Please inquire.
Other
Master's in Journalism
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near San Diego, CA. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Portfolio Samples  
(M Magazine, 9/1/2010)
(M Magazine, 9/1/2010)