Portfolio

 

COPY WRITING 

Proposal

You Have the P.O.W.E.R!

Wrote a grant proposal for a public awareness campaign on renewable energy on behalf of Stop the Violence-Increase the Peace Foundation.  Proposal was  aimed at raising awareness of the severity of California’s energy crisis and offering ways to reduce energy consumption and costs. Stop the Violence-Increase the Peace Foundation proposed to reach Southern California energy consumers through targeted advertising, marketing materials and community events.

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Product Descriptions

Wrote product descriptions for RightStart.com, online retailer for baby products.   Item categories include accessories, toys, furniture, equipment, and bath items.

Product Descriptions

Wrote brochure copy for Kiosy Health Supplements called “29 Herbs and Spices to Boost Your Health”

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Invitation Letter

Wrote letter inviting mental health professionals to speak at a conference organized by relationship expert Dr. Tapo Chimbganda.

Tapo Panelist Invitation

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TECHNICAL EDITING

Article for Medical Journal

Edited article that was later published on Appliedclinicaltrialsonline.com.  Article makes a case for increased participation of minorities in clinical trials. Written by Patricia Sanders, Executive Director of 50 Hoops, a health advocacy group in Dallas, TX.  See Page 42.

Minorities and Clinical Trial Inclusion

 

COPY FOR ADVERTISING

Sample ads posted to Craigslist.

Craigslist Posts by Veronica Mackey

Full list of Craigslist posts

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ONLINE CONTENT

Online Content 

How to Create Content that Gets Results.  This article appeared in WriterAccess.com

Dull content can cause you to miss out on opportunities you’ll never know about.  Here’s how to get and keep the attention of your audience, and get the results you want.

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FEATURE ARTICLES

Here are samples of some of my best articles.  Topics include personal development,  health, beauty, career, entertainment, politics, economy, and personal finance.

Personal Development/Spiritual:

Healing for the Walking Wounded

Make the body-mind connection.  Change your thoughts and improve your health.

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Cures for the Mid-Year Resolution Breakdown

Are you in a mid-year slump?  Do you feel your New Year’s resolutions slipping away?  There is still time to redeem yourself.  Here’s how.

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Health:

         8 Week Guide to Healthy Living for those 40 and Over:
         How to achieve healthy aging

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        Weigh in on Weight Loss

Adopt these routines to lose and keep it off.

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Sex, Surgery and Self-Esteem
Has surgery affected your sex life?  Here’s how to get it back. Feature article for Family Health Guide,

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Black, Beautiful and Obese

To what extent should obesity be addressed by the black church?  Feature article for Family Health Guide.
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‘Health Plumbers’ Say Clean Colon is the Key

         A look at what goes on inside a colonics clinic. Feature article for Wave Community News.

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Foot Care ‘Apostle’ Has Advice for Diabetics   
Podiatrist, Dr. Bill Releford, has a challenge for diabetics–lose a limb or change your lifestyle!  Feature article for Family Health Guide.
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Taking Charge of Asthma and Allergies
Know what triggers asthma and allergies.  It could save your life. Feature article for Family Health Guide.
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The Skinny on Cellulite Treatments   
Pills and creams don’t work on cellulite.  Here is something that does.  Feature article for Family Health Guide.
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Work/Career:

How to be Gainfully Unemployed

Uncover the hidden job sabotages that are keeping you from the job you want.

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10 Good Reasons to Become a Virtual Assistant  

Can you say freedom?  That’s just one reason why the  virtual assistant industry is growing by leaps.  Here are 10 reasons to consider this work-at-home  job opportunity. Top 10 list published in the www.virtualassistants.com newsletter.

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Bring a Positive Mindset to Your Next Interview
Being confident in a job interview is just as important as your qualifications–maybe more.  How-to tips revealed in the Lovick Career Journal (www.LovickCareer.com)
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Entertainment:

‘Django’  Slave Dolls Fuel Controversy
Is ‘Django’ a brilliant spaghetti western, or does it trivialize slavery?  News article for
Inglewood Today Weekly (www.inglewoodtoday.com).
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Politics:

Obama for a Miracle
The election of Barack Obama was more than historic–it was miraculous!  News article for Inglewood Today Weekly (www.inglewoodtoday.com).
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Money:

Shift Toward Gold is Growing
Protect the future of your money with solid gold.  Investigative report for Inglewood Today Weekly (www.inglewoodtoday.com).
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Use Your Consumer Power
It’s still a buyer’s market on nearly everything.   Investigative report for Inglewood Today Weekly (www.inglewoodtoday.com),

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Making Money in a ‘Jobless Economy’
Work is one thing.  Income is another. Feature article for Inglewood Today Weekly
(www.inglewoodtoday.com).
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How to Negotiate a Higher Salary
Scared of asking your boss for a raise?  A bad economy is all the more reason you should ask.  How-to article for Lovick Career Journal (www.LovickCareer.com).
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PUBLIC RELATIONS

Media Consulting & Public Relations

Successfully secured media coverage, interviews and on-air mentions for 50 Hoops,  a national nonprofit devoted to health education and free screenings in underserved communities.   Major  television/radio networks and newspapers include: ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CW, CNN, NPR, Clear Channel, Radio-One, L.A. Times, L.A. Weekly, Miami Herald, St. Louis Dispatch, Dallas Morning News, and Chicago Tribune.  Responsible for creating local and national promotions, coordinating events, generating publicity, negotiating advertising rates, developing marketing materials, producing audio PSAs, appearing on talk shows, media liaison and follow up.

My work appears throughout the yearbook.  See Page 61 for a one-page description of the clinical trials recruitment program.

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Hired to plan and publicize “A Better Life” Health Forum & Fair at New Life Christian Center in Los Angeles. Purpose was to encourage increased consumption of fruit and vegetables and overall better nutrition in underserved communities. Program was a community outreach component of the California 5-A-Day Program, Dept. of Nutrition.

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Wrote  a press release for James Gavsie, author of  Renegade’s Guide to Stopping Bullies.

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