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  Elisabeth GInsburg
Professional/Personal Overview
  I have broad freelance experience in both traditional and new media; with interests including ecology, nature, gardening, food, education, the arts, history, historic preservation and women's issues. I have written on topics ranging from urban restoration ecology to Edna St. Vincent Millay's house and can produce concise, readable prose geared to the interests and demographics of specific audiences.
Work Info
Fact-Checker 20 Years
Reporter 20 Years
Researcher 20 Years
Arts & Humanities 20 Years
Education 20 Years
Home & Garden 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
25 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Worrall Newspapers (11+), Christian Science Monitor (6-10), Preservation (Online) (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Nature Hills Nursery (11+)
Other Work History
Also write "The Gardener's Apprentice", a regular (weekly) gardening blog at http://www.gardenersapprentice.com
Computer Skills
Word, Excel: Windows
PC with printer/scanner/fax capability
Foreign Language Skills
Some reading knowledge of French and Italian
Available on request
Garden Writers of America
I have liberal arts degrees in music and history as well as advanced coursework in horticulture. I have also taught basic writing skills and tutor students in English literature, grammar and composition.
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
A weekly blog on all aspects of gardening--How-to, garden history, lore, plant profiles and personal anecdotes. Leavened with humor.