Richard Hand
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Richard Hand

Writer/Editor/Proofreader of articles and blogs

$15.00/hr

Halifax, Canada


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Possessing an education and work background in journalism, I understand ... morethe importance of accuracy and on-time delivery. Now retired from my "regular" job (2012), providing writing, editing and research are primary means of keeping my skills honed. In addition to a journalism degree (Ryerson University), I also have degrees in arts and science (Dalhousie University), as well as certificates in English language teaching (CELTA) and marketing. Teaching has been another career for me and I have worked in Ukraine and Canada instructing international students in ESL. My writing has been at a professional level for over 35 years and most of my life as a hobbyist. My experience has been in the broadcast industry (copy writing, reporting and editing), providing copy for the public and private sectors, entrepreneurial endeavours and experience with airlines. My interests are in travel as well as the wine, food and tourist industries with a diversified, published writing portfolio. less

Overview

Possessing an education and work background in journalism, I understand the importance of accuracy and on-time delivery. Now retired from my "regular" job (2012), providing writing, editing and research are primary means of keeping my skills honed. In addition to a journalism degree (Ryerson University), I also have degrees in arts and science (Dalhousie University), as well as certificates in English language teaching (CELTA) and marketing. Teaching has been another career for me and I have worked in Ukraine and Canada instructing international students in ESL. My writing has been at a professional level for over 35 years and most ... moreof my life as a hobbyist. My experience has been in the broadcast industry (copy writing, reporting and editing), providing copy for the public and private sectors, entrepreneurial endeavours and experience with airlines. My interests are in travel as well as the wine, food and tourist industries with a diversified, published writing portfolio. less

Richard Hand
Drop Here

Richard Hand

$15.00 /hr

Writer/Editor/Proofreader of articles and blogs

Halifax, Canada

Overview

Possessing an education and work background in journalism, I understand the importance of accuracy and on-time delivery. Now retired from my "regular" job (2012), providing writing, editing and research are primary means of keeping my skills honed. In addition to a journalism degree (Ryerson University), I also have degrees in arts and science (Dalhousie University), as well as certificates in English language teaching (CELTA) and marketing. Teaching has been another career for me and I have worked in Ukraine and ... moreCanada instructing international students in ESL. My writing has been at a professional level for over 35 years and most of my life as a hobbyist. My experience has been in the broadcast industry (copy writing, reporting and editing), providing copy for the public and private sectors, entrepreneurial endeavours and experience with airlines. My interests are in travel as well as the wine, food and tourist industries with a diversified, published writing portfolio. less

Richard Hand has added 3 portfolio pieces. Create an account to review them.

Work History and Feedback

  • News article

    Nov 2015 - Present
    Job in progress

    227 hours

    $13.33 / hr
    $2,992.59 earned

  • Gardening articles

    Nov 2015 - Present
    Job in progress

    2 hours

    $13.33 / hr
    $20.00 earned

  • Content writing for Canadian audience

    Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
    5.00
    It's a pleasure working with Richard. He's a master of a written word for sure.
    $28.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Press release in English (native speakers only!!!!)

    Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
    5.00
    $20.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Marketing Messaging writer

    Oct 2015 - Nov 2015
    No feedback given

    2 hours

    $13.33 / hr
    $20.00 earned

  • Writer for writing reviews

    Feb 2015 - May 2015
    5.00
    I and my collegues like to work with Richard very much, him attitude to the work is at the high professional level, this fact is reflected in him unique quality of his work, I will work with him in the my future business activity
    $219.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Work hard on the content for the new essay services project in English language for Canadian residents

    Jan 2015
    5.00
    The works of Richard is wonderful, I am very glad to work with him in the my business, thank him very much for his high level help of professional, I think we will work together in the future of all activity
    $75.56 earned
    Fixed Price

  • I'm looking for English teacher

    Oct 2014
    No feedback given

    4 hours

    $12.00 / hr
    $48.00 earned

  • Creative Review Writer

    Apr 2013 - Sep 2013
    5.00
    Richard did a good job on the content

    96 hours

    $12.22 / hr
    $1,167.01 earned

  • Very Easy. US/Canada only. Short Video. $5

    Oct 2012
    5.00
    Richard was a pleasure to work with. He has a perfectionist's eye for detail and quality and he completed the job in half the time I asked. I would love to work with him again in the future.
    $5.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Writer

    Aug 2012
    5.00
    Great writing and a pleasure to work with!

    25 hours

    $11.11 / hr
    $272.20 earned

  • Journalist - Experienced North American Writer with Journalist Experience

    May 2012 - Aug 2012
    No feedback given

    5 hours

    $11.11 / hr
    $55.55 earned

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)4.10Above Average23 mins
UK English Basic Skills Test4.40Top 10%27 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)4.60Top 20%20 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test4.50Top 10%24 mins
Upwork Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers4.60Above Average54 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)4.75Top 30%13 mins
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