Jocelyn Kerr

Houston, USA
Website: jocelynkerr.com
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Professional Experience

Former newspaper editor, current magazine contributing writer, worked on media projects ranging from PBS-aired documentaries to marketing collateral for corporations and nonprofit organizations. Specialties include food and lifestyle features, business profiles, interviews, book editing and proposal writing and editing.

Expertise

Editor
5 Years
Writer
10 Years
Researcher
7 Years

Specialty

Travel
10 Years
Books & Literature
9 Years
Food
6 Years

Industries


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
6 Years
Online/new media
10 Years
Nonprofit
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Gayot Publications (3-5), Tiger Oaks Publications (10+), Pixels Studio (6-10), Fresh Media, LLC (3-5), Writing World (1-2), The Writer magazine (1-2), Writers Market 2016 (1-2), Houston Chronicle (10+), Houston Community Media Group (10+), Community Impact Newspaper (10+), Backstage Magazine (1-2), DRAFT Magazine (1-2), RCMA (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Axis Studio (3-5), Praxis Partners, LLC (1-2), Infodat International, Inc. (3-5), CITAND Multimedia (3-5), Define It Fitness Studio (1-2), Senior Citizens Bureau (3-5), Urban Bound (3-5), New Start Career Coaching (1-2), Pantex Ennerflo (1-2), Callisto Media (1-2)

Other Work History

Ghostwriter, newspaper editor, copy editor, developmental editor

Technical Skills

Final Cut Pro (certified), InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Lightroom, WordPress, GN3 Newsroom CMS, MetroPublisher CMS

Foreign Language Skills

conversational French and Spanish

Unions

Freelancers Union

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OSX, Windows and Mac, XML, HTML, metadata standards

Associations

Editorial Freelancers Association Houston Writers Guild

Work Samples

General

Texas craft distilleries bring cocktail culture to meetings and events
Organic caterers bring farm-to-table cuisine to Texas meetings and events
These technology trends are re-making meetings in 2016
Restaurant business profile with accompanying video interview
Newspaper story on an Astrodome film panel on the facility's history and potential future
Trade magazine roundup of new and recently renovated high-tech convention centers