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  Mythili Sampathkumar
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Freelance writer and global trade consultant. I cover everything from international trade issues, business, legal writing, foreign affairs, and even dabble in travel writing. Based in New York City and available for all manner of assignments.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Social Media Entry Level
Technical Writer 2 Years
Writer 8 Years
Specialty
Business (general) 6 Years
International 6 Years
Law 6 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
2 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
PolicyMic (11+), Media Global News (11+), Brazil Business Reports (3-5), Broker Power, Inc. (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Avaya Inc (11+), Miller & Chevalier (3-5)
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook, Lotus Notes, SAP-GTS, Evernote, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, Blogger, Google+, Tumblr)
Equipment
Mac, PC, audio recorder, DSLR camera, smartphone, Mini DVR camcorder
Foreign Language Skills
Tamil, learning Hindi and Spanish
Work Permits & Visas
U.S. citizen
Unions
Freelancer's Union
Other
Becoming a full-time freelance writer/journalist is a career change for me, and I hope to expand my portfolio to writing and reporting from all across the world. I bring all my legal, business, and corporate experience along with skills gained at non-profits to any project.

Relevant Coursework:
Passed U.S. Custom's Brokers License Exam

University of Maryland - Legal Writing, Business writing

Johns Hopkins University - International Security, International Trade Law, International Business and Contracts, Environmental Policy

Gotham Writer's Workshop - Freelance Writing
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Policy Mic, 1/23/2013)
Live blog of events (protests, court appearances, public officials' comments) surround the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh Pandey in December 2012.
(Media Global News, 10/15/2012)
Interview with Media entrepreneur, Breakthrough CEO, and champion of women's rights.
(Media Global News, 8/30/2012)
(Policy Mic, 6/29/2012)
Live blog of comments, breaking news, analysis, resources for readers, and social media coverage of the Greek election in 2012.