About Me

Anna Blake

Anna Larissa

Writer, Editor and Freelance Journalist

annalarissablake@gmail.com

Education:

Radford University

Bachelor of Science in Media Studies with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in English, 2008 – 2012

Experience:

FREELANCE CONTENT WRITER

January 2016 to present at Textivia

Research, compile, and create original content for client websites based on client provided files and information as well as my own fact-finding.

FREELANCE FEATURES WRITER

October 2014 to April 2015 at 919 Magazine

Write feature pieces about local people, businesses, and organizations on deadline while also researching and making recommendations for future pieces.

FREELANCE FEATURES WRITER

January 2014 to present ArtVoices Magazine

Research, interview and compile feature pieces on artists located across the country on deadline. Published online and in print.

FREELANCE SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION WRITER

October 2014 to present at ThreeShips Media

Aim to maximize the volume of inbound, organic traffic from search engines to a client’s website through research and content written on a variety of topics.

CONTENT EDITOR AND FREELANCE WRITER

2012 to present at Dental Products Report and Dental Lab Products Magazines.

Write and edit in depth pieces, based on products and dental professionals. Ensure that the magazine’s timelines are followed. Specialized in features.

FREELANCE SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION WRITER

2013 to 2014 at Search Influence.

Produce creative content aimed at online client marketing and SEO (search engine optimization) on deadline.

FREELANCE FEATURES WRITER

2012 to 2013 at Inside Business

Work remotely on deadline while staying in close contact with editors. Specialize in profiles and human-interest pieces. Published online and in print.

SALES CONSULTANT

February 2014 to December 2014 at Weatherby Healthcare.

Find and recruit gastroenterologists across the country for temporary positions. Use acquired knowledge to leverage doctors into those positions successfully.

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVE

2013 to 2014 at Victoria’s Secret Herald Square (flagship store) in VS Sport/ Emerging Concepts.

Create and maintain a long-term relationship with the customers, achieve sales goals and represent the store in a positive manner to ensure recurring business.

INTERN OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

2011 to 2012 at World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads

Stage and photograph important guests at events. Work closely with executive director to make WAC more recognizable in the community.

 

Publications

Dental Products Report

Dental Lab Products

Inside Business

SearchInfluence.com

ArtVoices Magazine

919Magazine

Skills & Expertise:

Microsoft Office

AP style writing

Facebook

Twitter

Pinterest

WordPress

Photoshop

Instagram

Eager Learner

Multitasking Skills

Video Editing

Copy Editing

Creative Writing

Grant Writing

News Writing

AP Style

 


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