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Summary

Hi, I'm Miranda. I'm a Seattle-based copywriter/journalist/storyteller/content strategist and former English professor who is actively looking for full-time and/or freelance opportunities in the fields of copywriting, journalism, content strategy, content marketing, and/or editing.

I have taught persuasive writing courses (composition/rhetoric) both online and in the classroom, have written for various publications, websites, agencies, and clients, have extensive copywriting (including SEO-optimized copywriting and persuasive marketing copy) and copy editing experience, and have crafted and put into place effective and innovative content and communication marketing strategies for brands, businesses, and individuals.

I have an M.A. in English Language and Literature, a Certificate in Teaching College Writing, and a Certificate in Editing, among other relevant professional certifications, all of which are listed on my LinkedIn profile.

My writing portfolio and selected examples of my published work are available at portfolio.mirandachale.co

Please contact me anytime if you're interested in my freelancing services, if you have a job opportunity to share, or just to connect. I'd love to hear from you. Also, please feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn.

Thanks!

Experience

Sep 2001Present

Writer/Copywriter/Editor/Journalist/Content Strategist

Freelance

I have written for various publications, websites, agencies, and clients since 2001 (articles, essays, reports, blog posts, marketing copy, white papers, business writing, finance writing, content writing, reviews, news writing, travel writing, interviews, academic writing, editorial writing, etc.) and have extensive copywriting (including SEO-optimized copywriting and persuasive marketing copy), editing, copy editing, and proofreading experience.

My writing portfolio and selected examples of my published work are available at portfolio.mirandachale.co.

Jan 2004Jun 2015

Adjunct English Professor

North Idaho College

I taught composition/rhetoric courses to undergraduate students both in the classroom and online, using Blackboard, ANGEL, and Vista online teaching interfaces. As a result of my online teaching experience, I am familiar with a variety of educational technology tools and resources. During my time as an instructor, I also worked as a faculty advisor/tutor/mentor in the campus Writing Center.

Professional Certifications/Professional Development:

  • Received Certificate of Completion for Blackboard LMS Training on April 4, 2012.
  • Received Certificate of Completion for Designing with Vista and Teaching with Vista on March 16, 2006.

Education

Bachelor's Degree, English Language and Literature

University of Washington
  • University of Washington's Quarterly Dean's List for four quarters.
  • University of Washington Annual Dean's List High-Scholarship Award.

Selected Certifications

Selected Specialties and Skills

Writing, Copywriting, Journalism, Article Writing, Editing, Copy Editing, Proofreading, Content Strategy, Brand Storytelling, Brand Strategy, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Persuasion, Marketing Communications, SEO, SEM, AP Style, Business Writing, White Papers, Blogging, Creative Writing, Research, E-learning, Teaching, Rhetoric.

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