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@jbarber
Flag of United Arab Emirates Derby, United Arab Emirates
Member since November, 2010
2 Recommendations

Friday Brunch

An English-born writer and communicator, with more than 15 years combined experience in media and public relations. Have worked with the BBC, Ferrari, Paramount Pictures, FENDI, Versace and The Trump Organisation.

$15 USD/hr
16 Reviews
3.9
  • 67%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 8%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

  • image of mariks Content Writing $166.00 USD

    “Well done. Several orthographic mistakes on the final project though.”

    mariks Flag of Canada 1 year ago.
    • Copywriting
    • Technical Writing
    • Ghostwriting
    • Articles
    • Content Writing
  • image of lillylm Content Writing $55.00 USD

    “Jon did his research and really tuned into my brand. He provided an excellent press release! I am 100% using him again!”

    lillylm Flag of United States 1 year ago.
    • Copywriting
    • Ghostwriting
    • Public Relations
    • Press Releases
    • Content Writing
  • image of tfahkry Write a Media Release to Promote Upcoming Book $90.00 AUD

    “Jon was a pleasure to deal with. His thorough professionalism and turnaround on work is most commendable.”

    tfahkry Flag of Australia 1 year ago.
    • Public Relations
    • Press Releases
    • Content Writing
  • image of PauliusR High quality texts for a startup project (~1700 words in total) $50.00 USD

    “Very pleased with the results. I appreciate the time that Jon has put into my project. Would hire him again.”

    PauliusR Flag of Lithuania 2 years ago.
    • Copywriting
    • Technical Writing
    • Articles
    • Reviews
    • Press Releases
  • image of i3gp Quick Project: Press Release and Product Review Writing $50.00 USD

    “No communication and abrupt abortion of project.”

    i3gp Flag of United States 2 years ago.
    • Copywriting
    • Articles
    • Reviews
    • Press Releases
  • image of AlexanderTassone 3x Press Releases for New Social Media Application $30.00 AUD

    “Excellent Press Release Writer - doubled with great customer service and industry knowledge. I will hire again.”

    AlexanderTassone Flag of Australia 2 years ago.
    • Copywriting
    • Blog
    • Articles
    • Press Releases

Experience

Communications Manager

Jun 2010 - Jul 2012 (2 years)

Broadcast Journalist

Sep 2000 - Nov 2008 (8 years)

Presented Drivetime and commentated on Leicester City for BBC Local Radio

Education

BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism

1997 - 2000 (3 years)

Certifications

BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism (2000)

A 2:1 BA (Hons) Degree in Journalism form reputable English university. A three year, full-time course.

Publications

BBC Online

Editor and publisher of web material to the BBC

Badges

  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • Pro-Profile

    Complete your Profile 100%.
  • The Investor

    Post a featured project.
  • Speedy Hire

    Award 15 projects within 24 hours of posting
  • Full Service

    Successfully complete a contest, then use the design to complete a project.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • The Selector

    Award 1 contest.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • Contest Host

    Post a contest.
  • Straight A's

    Earned a score over 90% (Minimum 3 exams)
  • US English Expert

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 3)
  • US English Expert

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 3)
  • Essential Credentials

    Update your account details 100%
  • Spread the News

    Invite 10 friends to join Freelancer.com
  • The Rocketeer

    Sponsor 20 bids.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • US English Pro

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 2)
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • Insta-Hire

    Use Hire Me to employ a Freelancer.
  • UK English Pro

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 2)
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • Quick Pick

    Award your project within 24 hours of posting
  • Grand Tourer

    Visit all recommended features that Freelancer.com offers
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • Look-At-Me

    Highlight 1 bid.
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • The Speculator

    Sponsor 1 bid.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • The Giver

    Award your project to a Freelancer.
  • The Prospector

    Post your first project.
  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • US English Expert

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 3)
  • US English Expert

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 3)
  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • Speedy Hire

    Award 15 projects within 24 hours of posting
  • Full Service

    Successfully complete a contest, then use the design to complete a project.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • Straight A's

    Earned a score over 90% (Minimum 3 exams)
  • The Rocketeer

    Sponsor 20 bids.
  • US English Pro

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 2)
  • UK English Pro

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 2)
  • Grand Tourer

    Visit all recommended features that Freelancer.com offers
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • Pro-Profile

    Complete your Profile 100%.
  • The Investor

    Post a featured project.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • The Selector

    Award 1 contest.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • Contest Host

    Post a contest.
  • Essential Credentials

    Update your account details 100%
  • Spread the News

    Invite 10 friends to join Freelancer.com
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • Insta-Hire

    Use Hire Me to employ a Freelancer.
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • Quick Pick

    Award your project within 24 hours of posting
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • Look-At-Me

    Highlight 1 bid.
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • The Speculator

    Sponsor 1 bid.
  • The Giver

    Award your project to a Freelancer.
  • The Prospector

    Post your first project.

Exams

  • Employer Orientation
    83%
  • Numeracy 1
    98%
  • Freelancer Orientation
    75%
  • US English Level 3
    90%
  • Academic Writing
    78%
  • UK English 2
    75%
  • Blogging 1
    78%

My Top Skills

  • Press Releases 9
  • Copywriting 4
  • Ghostwriting 3
  • Blog 2
  • Marketing 2
  • Technical Writing 2
  • Report Writing 1
  • eBooks 1
  • Internet Marketing 0
  • Proofreading 0
  • Editing 0
  • Publishing 0
  • Forum Posting 0
  • Fiction 0
  • Academic Writing 0
  • Travel Writing 0
  • Copy Typing 0
  • Viral Marketing 0
  • English (UK) 0
  • English (US) 0

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