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Microsoft Office Media

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

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Nina Lill *** E. Greenview Road, Itasca, IL ac7m65@r.postjobfree.com 630-***-****

Objective

Seasoned writer/editor and communications, public affairs and media relations professional seeking a senior writer or communications/editorial director position.

Experience

FREELANCE WRITER/EDITOR, 2001 2017

Professional writer/editor with 20 years of experience producing content for non-profit associations and organizations. Projects primarily consist of online and print content, but also include video and meeting scripts and CEO speeches. Clients have included Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCIAA), Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare and American Fraternal Alliance (AFA).

PROPERTY CASUALTY INSURERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (PCIAA), CHICAGO, IL, 2000-2001

Public affairs specialist responsible for promoting PCIAA’s advocacy activities in the 50 states and Congress. Participated in multi-faceted public affairs/media campaigns to enact PCI-supported legislation in the states. Contributed to Annual Meeting scripts, produced media kits and press releases. Achieved earned media in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune and WBBM-AM radio, among other media outlets.

ELMHURST MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE, ELMHURST, IL, 1998-2000

Media relations specialist serving as primary media contact for health system. Wrote and edited content for the healthcare web site, consumer newsletter and physician newsletter. Participated in the planning and execution of media and events for hospital construction campaign.

COPLEY NEWSPAPERS, ELGIN, IL, 1989-1997

Journalist covering all the major metro beats (education, courts/cops, villages) on a daily deadline. Created enterprise health care beat and wrote award-winning series of articles on open-heart surgery program. Won numerous awards for in-depth reports on school district test score discrepancies, county government hiring and a series of articles on domestic violence.

Education

University of Illinois, Springfield Masters of Public Affairs Journalism, 1989

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Bachelor of Science, Journalism, 1988

Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, WordPress, Dreamweaver



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