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Headline

Ghostwriting with the speed of a journalist and the accuracy of an account manager

About Me

With over five years of writing experience under their belt, Rivera-Lawrence has been published as a part of "2018 Poetry & Short Story Anthology - Oregon Writers Edition" and is always adding more to publications online such as Weeds and Wildflowers and Politics: Fast and Slow. Rivera-Lawrence has worked with several publications, including newspapers like The Commuter and The Corvallis Advocate.
A strong public speaker at heart, Moriah stays in touch with Linn-Benton Community College's Civil Discourse Program by volunteering. They have spoken in multiple events including being invited to speak at LBCC's first-ever Braver Angels debate covering the Portland, Oregon civil rights protests in October 2020. Combining these speaking skills with video editing knowledge, Rivera-Lawrence has also launched a YouTube channel featuring short spoken word films.
Whether they're creating articles or performing another slam poem, Rivera-Lawrence has a wide range of writing ability and knowledge.

Their experience shines when writing news, politics, health, wellness, lifestyle, disability, chronic illness, food, food supply chain, food-grade cold storage, and warehousing. Other related experience includes animal and pet care, exotic animals, rabbits, horses, terrariums, fish, and aquariums, ponds, houseplants and gardening, vegetable gardening, hiking, and backpacking.

Industries I Write About

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My Writing Samples

Cold Storage, Shipping, and Covid-19 Vaccines: Why it Matters

Temperature requirements are a big deal in the cold storage industry. If the temperature of a given shipment falls too far above or below the acceptable range, it can cause previously perfect goods to degrade in quality, possibly losing the ability to be sold along the way. This is especially true of the new vaccines developed to fight Covid-19. Learn more here.

https://medium.com/politics-fast-and-slow/cold-storage-shipping-and-covid-19-vaccines-why-it-matters-7c2c3e6a3f38?sk=59f8445bbad534f7c80667842704af90

How Did Idaho Become Known for Potatoes?

Whether you’re not sure if potatoes grow underground or on trees, if chickens have ears, or if you can farm an alligator, these five fun ag facts will fill you in on a few interesting facts about US Farming and Agriculture.

https://mriveralawrence.medium.com/how-did-idaho-become-known-for-potatoes-26aa8d4b4605?sk=f31887e7b1c28717f485e7aaeedd010b

Tension Headaches, Mental Health, and Migraines, Oh My!

Taking a casual tone by using a first-person perspective, Rivera-Lawrence examines the relationship of tension headaches, migraines, and mental health by using strong sources for their research. This article shows personal experience being used to hook the reader.

https://mriveralawrence.medium.com/tension-headaches-and-mental-health-255e0ee3115f?sk=fce1fa3b548a30482ceec77f298f3923

Portland: Our City Of Roses Runs Red

Examining the Portland protests from a historical perspective, Rivera-Lawrence shows a timeline of events that lead from the founding of Oregon state to present-day Portland protests.

https://medium.com/@mriveralawrence/portland-our-city-of-roses-runs-red-bc4f6b54ed11?sk=936d6d068982e7b37c02676d3615bfc7

Why Forced Sterilization in the USA Shouldn't Surprise Anyone

In a piece combining history and current events, Rivera-Lawrence covers an intense topic by sticking to the facts and delivering a digestible perspective.

https://medium.com/politics-fast-and-slow/why-forced-sterilization-in-the-usa-shouldnt-surprise-anyone-4b4760f97f92?sk=d3dc2ebe1ec301fb21a50d305071e92a

Experience

Alumni Volunteer - Linn Benton Community College Civil Discourse Program

-Promoting the 'With Malice Toward None' Braver Angels initiative by founding opportunities for artistic and literary work about relevant topics made by LBCC students and community members to be featured. - Used graphic design and marketing knowledge to create cohesive and attractive flyers and banners using templates. - Engaged in public speaking in an online panel to promote the initiatives and program and/or to engage in civil discourse with attendees to represent a perspective for the gro

Company: Linn-Benton Community College

I worked there from 10/2020 until now

Customer Service Representative

- Worked in the office and remotely managing several customer accounts. - Awarded "Most Improved Employee" in December 2018. - Promoted to complex customer account management in Fall 2018. - Known for solving complex issues and teaching difficult tasks with a positive attitude.

Company: SnoTemp Cold Storage

I worked there from 3/2018 until 12/2019

Sales Associate

-Lots of travel experience in several locations along the Oregon Coast. -Helped to build floorset for the opening of Albany, Lebanon locations. -Learned and taught warehouse management software and managed custom orders and their shipment. -Strong sales training with many dedicated professionals.

Company: America's Mattress

I worked there from 8/2017 until 1/2018

Student Ambassador

-Made student experience in Destination Graduation courses better by mentoring students. -Created curriculum with a team of other ambassadors and professors. -Managed a Facebook group to communicate with students and keep them engaged throughout the week.

Company: Linn-Benton Community College

I worked there from 4/2017 until 6/2017

Individual Contributor Apprenticeship

-Completed remote and in-office work to research, interview, and write content. -Submitted photos, video, written content. -Contributed to edits, post-production meetings, and office supplies. -Known for a sharp eye and turning their articles in right on time.

Company: The Commuter | Linn-Benton Community College

I worked there from 10/2015 until 6/2017

Social Media Editor Internship

-Worked with the design team to re-brand social media. -Removed clutter from old accounts like Facebook and started new ones, such as Snapchat and Instagram.

Company: The Commuter | Linn-Benton Community College

I worked there from 6/2016 until 9/2016

Sales Associate

Educated customers on techniques to quit smoking Offered technical support Sales and manufacturing skills

Company: RockNVape

I worked there from 8/2016 until 3/2017

Keyholder

-Store management, cashier, sales, and customer service -Contributed significantly to floorset/freight projects and store resets as well as full inventory scan procedures -Was invited back by several different store managers over the years to help with floorsets several times

Company: Bath and Body Works

I worked there from 11/2015 until 10/2016

Summer Internship

-Writing and photography -Used Dropbox to remotely collaborate with the team and share edits and ideas

Company: The Corvallis Advocate

I worked there from 6/2016 until 8/2016

Content I Write