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Manyesha Batist

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Freelance Writer/Editor

About Me

I'm a seasoned editor/journalist who is passionate about equipping people with information that adds value to their lives, businesses & industries.


EXPERTISE: beauty, business, retailing, B2B, wellness, spirituality


SPECIALTIES: copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, fact checking; reporting, news writing, blogging, essay writing, interviewing, copywriting, research, social media, content creation & strategy; features, profiles, bios, buyers guides, calendar events, show coverage, ebooks, email copy ... across online, digital & print platforms


ADDITIONAL INTERESTS: vegetarianism/veganism, minimalism, sustainable living, women's lifestyle topics; & I LOVE helping people slow down & live more purposeful/authentic lives.


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE: on-camera reporting, voice-over, speaker & panel moderator experience, from large venues to small.

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PRINT-EDITING SPECIFICS:
Books (Business Development, Instruction, Novel, Writing Development)
 Magazines


ONLINE-EDITING SPECIFICS:
Digital
Magazines
Ebook Copy
Enewsletters
Website Content
Email Content


WRITING TOPICS/CATEGORIES:
Beauty, including Products/Trends

Business, including Profiles/Strategy/Tools

Consumer Goods

Consumerism, including Cultural/Generational

Cosmetics

Environmental

Events

Family Life

Jewelry

Marketing, including Cultural/Generational (e.g., Millennials)

Motherhood

New Businesses/Products

News, including Industry/Launches

Profiles, including Businesses/Executives

Retailing, including Strategy

Spirituality

Technology

Trends Wellness (meditation, mindset, mindfulness, authenticity, purposeful/conscious living, rest)

Work-Life Balance

Additionally, I've authored & edited a 100-page office policy & procedure manual, which was an indulgence for my detail-oriented mind.

Industries I Write About

Retail

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Consumer Goods

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Cosmetics

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Executive Office

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Luxury Goods & Jewelry

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My Writing Samples

Charcoal Beauty

This article highlights for beauty retailers the origin, uses and benefits of charcoal in beauty products and regimens.

http://beautystorebusiness.epubxp.com/i/913903-jan-2018/72

Logistics First

This article helps product creators navigate the ins and outs of logistics, as well as determine the best time to outsource it.

http://beautystorebusiness.epubxp.com/i/921221-feb-2018/50

Experience

Freelance Writer & Editor

I produce online and print content for the trade beauty industry, and edit/proofread writing books and other content within the book publishing industry.

Company: Freelance Writer & Editor

I worked there from 1/2016 until now

Senior Editor, Editor, Associate Editor

Conceived, produced, developed and managed print, digital, social media and Web content; managed freelancers; managed team meetings, deadlines and calendar; determined magazine's final content; collaborated with various departments and brand partners; attended industry events to produce editorial, photos and video.

Company: Creative Age Publications/Beauty Store Business

I worked there from 10/2006 until 1/2016

Assistant Managing Editor

Fact checked/copyedited/proofread copy; produced and managed multiple enewsletters; edited, produced and managed Web content; worked with multiple departments to ensure quality.

Company: Virgo Publishing Inc.

I worked there from 2/2005 until 8/2006

Staff Editor

Proofread/copyedited and managed peer-reviewed academic journal and supplements; edited, reformatted and redesigned supplemental materials; authored 100-page office policy and procedures manual; contributed to the publication of a neurosurgery book.

Company: Neurosurgery Journal

I worked there from 5/2001 until 12/2004

Journalism Degree

Bachelor's degree

Company: California State University Northridge

I worked there from 9/1991 until 5/2001

Content I Write