Virtual Assistant for News Article Summarization

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Project Budget (USD)
$30 - $250

Project Description:
A virtual assistant is needed for a local news summary website. You will rewrite local news articles into a 100-word summary in English on regular bases.

Expectation is to write 15 summaries per week (3 per day on average) and we are willing to pay up to $1 per summary. It is an ongoing work and we would like to build a long term relationship with you. This project is for the first 2 weeks (= 30 articles = up to $30) as a trial. Upon a successful completion of this 2-week trial, we will work on a longer term commitment.

· Pick local news in Chennai, India from major news websites like the Hindu or Times of India, etc.
· Summarize articles on your own words into 100-word summary. No copy & paste and must pass copyscape test. No grammar error
· This is a recurring task. Delivery of 15 summaries per week must be evenly distributed over the week. Ideal to have 3 per day for 5 days a week, but can be a little bit flexible. At least you should be able to work more than 3 times a week
· Must have a PC with high speed Internet connection
· Local in Chennai, India preferred

Selection Criteria for Bidders:
· Understanding of the project requirements. Please read this description carefully!
· Clear and prompt communication via PM. We expect a good communicator
· Long term commitment. This is a regular work, requiring constant deliveries
· Good review records. If you are new, please provide us some convincing facts
· Compliance to Freelancer guideline

If you decide to bid, please send us a PM with the following points:
1. Short summary of your understanding of the project
2. Short summary of what you know about Chennai, India
3. Any question about the project

Skills required:
Article Rewriting, Articles, Research, Technical Writing, Virtual Assistant
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