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nDash Writer Profile for Carol Thompson

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Writer, Editor, Teacher

About Me

I am a former news reporter and editor. I have always done freelance writing and editing for various clients including Fortune 500 companies, book publishers, government agencies, and small businesses. I specialize in national and international policies, real estate investing, SEO, celebrity interviews, and technical writing. 

I have done proofreading for many websites, including How to Geek and Readers' Favorite. 

I was an editor for a construction data website and I've written articles for women's magazines, farming publications, the military and judiciary. 

I teach high school level English and ESL. I am a runner and enjoy a game of tennis now and then. 

Industries I Write About

Law & Politics

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Lifestyle

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Real Estate

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Industrial

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Education

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Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

Hannibal: The Road Not Taken

This is an award-winning investigative story about government waste and a failed attempt at covering it up.

https://www.syracusenewtimes.com/hannibal-road-taken/

International Scandal Reaches Fulton

This story was the first in a series that exposed a money-laundering scheme that operated out of the former Nestles Chocolate plant in Fulton, NY with federal and state money falling into the hands of a terrorist organization in Cote d'Ivoire.

https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM2B8E_International_Scandal_Reaches_Fulton

Orphanage Story Rekindles Childhood Friendship

A story about an orphanage reached a California resident who resided at the orphanage when the subject of the story did. They were reunited after 56 years.

http://www.oswegocountynewsnow.com/featuredstories/orphanage-story-rekindles-a-childhood-friendship/article_9c878ff4-f8ca-5852-ad39-0cc48227dbc4.html

Experience

Writer

I wrote stories about various businesses. I did this in the 1900s and again during the dates provided.

Company: Oswego County Business Magazine

I worked there from 3/2014 until 11/2017

Investigative repoter/government reporter

I worked as an investigative reporter covering local, state, national and international news. I received over 50 awards for my reporting.

Company: The Valley News, Fulton, NY

I worked there from 10/1990 until 7/2013

Freelance Writer and Editor

I have written content for many publications and edited for private clients, book publishers, government agencies and educational institutions.

Company: Self-employed

I worked there from / until /

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Content I Write