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Elliott Smith

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Freelance writer/editor

About Me

Writer, editor and author with more than two decades of experience both in print and online. Areas of expertise include sports, entertainment, travel, higher education, copy writing, branded content and men's issues. 

Present/past clients include:

Author of Beltway Boys, Playmakers: Bryce Harper and the upcoming series Natural Thrills.

Industries I Write About

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My Writing Samples

The True 'Colors' of Collaboration

Branded content for Coca-Cola on the partnership between pop music star Jason Derulo and the company's global campaign for the FIFA World Cup.

https://www.coca-colacompany.com/stories/coca-colas-anthem-for-the-fifa-world-cup-colors-crosses-borders

Jean-Claude Van Damme Kicks Way Back into the Spotlight

Feature for ET Online on action star Jean-Claude Van Damme on his new TV series.

https://www.etonline.com/jean-claude-van-damme-talks-amazon-series-and-spotlight-exclusive-92766

All-Star Starters

Sports/Travel feature for United Airlines on the MLB All-Star Game in Washington, D.C.

http://www.unitedmags.com/all-star-starters

Richmond, Virginia Could Be America's Next Great Beer Town

Travel feature for Men's Journal on the booming beer scene in Richmond, Va.

https://www.mensjournal.com/food-drink/richmond-virginia-could-be-americas-next-great-beer-town-w509276/

Inner City Inspiration

Branded content feature for Chick-fil-A about the company's sponsorship of an inner-city summer sports camp.

https://thechickenwire.chick-fil-a.com/Inside-Chick-fil-A/Inner-City-Inspiration-Camp-Inspires-Future-Leaders-On-and-Off-the-Field

The USO and the NFL are a Winning Team

Feature for the USO magazine about its longstanding partnership with the NFL.

https://www.uso.org/stories/173-the-uso-and-the-nfl-are-a-winning-team

Short-Term Global Opportunities

Website copy for Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, detailing the opportunities for students to study journalism abroad.

https://www.medill.northwestern.edu/journalism/undergraduate-journalism/exclusive-opportunities/short-term-global-opportunities.html

R&B Songbird Tamia Performs Live

Event description for live ticketing site Goldstar.

https://www.goldstar.com/events/scottsdale-az/tamia-tickets

Experience

Freelance writer

Freelance writing and editing for a variety of clients, covering a wide range of topics, including sports, travel, entertainment and more. Past and present clients include Coca-Cola, Chick-Fil-A, ET Online, Red Bull, PressBox DC, Washington Post Express, Sports Xchange, CBSSports.com, University of Phoenix, American Airlines, Washington Times, Goldstar, MSN.com, Medill magazine, Northwestern University, MLB.com, SAIC, Indian Health Services, USA Today, Entrepreneur, The Associated Press, Zap2It, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Miami Herald, ModernMan.com, Outside The Press Box, What Would Van Damme Do? and others.

Company: Various Employers

I worked there from 10/2005 until now

Content I Write