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Name

Kristy Griggs

Professional

Company Name

CNN.com; self-employed; Axis41; McCann Erickson

Description

CNN.com
Freelance journalist
, present; part-time producer, Nov 2010-Nov 2011
Currently research
, report and write articles for CNN.com (includes taking photos). Previously moderated comments on CNN.com; led a lively, civil debate among CNN audiences by producing original, comment-driven blog posts for all CNN platforms.

Self-employed/copywriter, 2009-present
Create to-customer and business-to-business web
, script, brochure, newsletter, ad, email, and promotional copy. Work closely with clients to meet and exceed needs and expectations.

Axis41 (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Copywriter
, February 2007 to May 2009
Wrote
, researched and edited to-customer and business-to-business copy for a variety of clients including Novell, O.C. Tanner, Browz, Movius, Contender Bicycles and Interactive Intelligence; deliverables varied widely from billboards to flash scripts. Additional responsibilities included developing messaging architectures, working closely with a creative team and assisting partners in client meetings.

McCann Erickson (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Copywriter
, October 2005 to February 2007
Wrote primarily business-to-business web, brochure, newsletter, email, and promotional copy for clients including Verizon Wireless, Intel, and Microsoft. Worked closely with project management and several creative teams—from kickoff to launch party.

Website

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TRAVEL/09/23/southern.literature.tour/ http://www.axis41.com/ http://www.mrmworldwide.com/newsroom

Years of Experience

10+

Experience

website text editing, substantive editing, stylistic editing, structural editing, rewriting, research, reference checking, proofreading, project editing, on-screen editing, non-fiction-scientific / technical, non-fiction-medical, non-fiction-business, newsletter editing, multimedia editing, manuscript preparation, manuscript evaluation, line editing, layout, fiction-short, fiction-screen-play, fiction-literary, fact checking, editorial consulting, desktop publishing, copyediting