Resume`

 

SHAR MARTINEZ
sharmartinez@icloud.com

FREELANCE JOURNALIST, WRITER AND EDITOR WITH 6+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN WRITING AND EDITING A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

  • Works independently to develop articles and stories on a variety of topics.
  • Creative copywriter able to write in a diverse range of styles and genres, including but not limited to: blog articles, creative writing, courses, features, newsletters, social media, web content and white papers.
  • Detail-oriented editor able to edit fiction and nonfiction, for print and web. Highly developed in substantive editing, copyediting, digital media, drafting, establishing tone, proofreading and revising. Familiar with AP/Chicago styles.
  • Native English speaker who works well under pressure.
  • Expert researcher.

EDITORIAL ASSETS:

WRITING: Author of 2 ebooks. Have written for blogs, law firms, social media, small businesses, websites. Have written: articles, blog posts, book reviews, brochures, contest rules and restrictions, ebooks, ecourses, executive summaries, interviews, FAQs, flyers, product reviews, sales copy, web pages. – Copywriting. Ghostwriting. Web content creator. – Basically, if you need it, I can do it. 🙂
EDITING: Have served as an editorial intern for one publishing company. One book. Two ebooks. Three websites.
DIGITAL: Experienced in analytics – audience identification – blogs – brand marketing – CMS platform: WordPress  – community building – digital media – email marketing – Google Docs – HTML/CSS – iOS – iPhone –  Microsoft Office -newsletter creation – online searches – print/scan/copy management – SEO – social media marketing.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: Business/small business. Education. Health/holistics. Home/family. Insurance. Marketing/digital media. Spirituality/religion. Travel/tourism.

RELEVANT EDUCATION + TRAINING

EDITORIAL:
University of Pennsylvania (Coursera) – English for Journalism
Collective Clicks Digital Marketing – Internship
Leap of Faith Publishing, LLC – Editorial Intern
Copywriting Academy – Breakthrough Copywriting
Textbroker University – Proofreading
CopyBlogger – Copywriting 101
MARKETING:
Google Analytics Academy – Advanced Analytics 
eMarketing Institute – Internet Marketing
University of Virginia (Coursera) – Personal Branding
HEALTH + WELL BEING:
University of Arizona for Integrative Medicine – Integrative Health Coaching
Institute for Integrative Nutrition – Nutrition

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Clients include: Xanjero Media (writer), Memory Lane Designs (copy editor), Smith Productions and Entertainment (marketing), My Kid Needs That (writer), Accidental Law Center (blogger), Equal Reviewer (writer), Sticker Paper Inc. (interviewer), Chula Vista Int’l LLC (exec. Summary editor), Upwork (writer, editor), Ali Murtaza – To Love or Not to Love, That is Art (editor), Mikahn Media (writer, intern), Subtopian Magazine (editor). Private clients, small businesses, websites, blogs and corporations.

ORGANIZATIONS

Nonfiction Authors Association – Freelancers Union

References available upon request.