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Jocelyn Kerr

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Writer | Editor

About Me

I write and edit content. Former contributor to the Houston Chronicle, Writer's Market, The Writer, Texas Meetings + Events, DRAFT, Backstage, Urban Bound and other online and print publications. Ghostwrote a book. Wrote and consulted on grant proposals, media campaigns, RFP responses and book proposals. Wrote web copy, email/social campaign copy and marketing collateral for corporate clients that increased engagement by up to 150%, according to client feedback. 

Industries I Write About

Hospitality

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Food & Beverages

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Events Services

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Farming

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Facilities Services

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My Writing Samples

Baltimore urban farm provides local food support

Profile of a successful urban farm and farmers market helping to solve the food desert problem

http://seedstock.com/2016/09/19/eight-acre-urban-farm-in-baltimore-provides-foundation-for-self-supporting-local-food-system/

A Taste of Texas Wines

A roundup of Texas wine regions, wineries and venues that host corporate events.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/external_clips/1962579/Kerr_TXME_Su16.pdf?1467736179

Carefully Crafted

Cover story on Texas distilleries and the history of Texas craft cocktail culture

https://s3.amazonaws.com/external_clips/1702801/TXME_CarefullyCrafted.pdf?1456507416

10 Audition Tips from a Top Casting Director

Blog post for Backstage magazine

http://www.backstage.com/advice-for-actors/cd-donise-l-hardys-10-audition-room-tips/

Farm-to-fabulous: local caterers set the table with organic fare

Cover story on farm-to-table caterers and event venues across Texas

http://tx.meetingsmags.com/meet-caterers-bringing-organic-and-farm-table-cuisine-events

‘Resources are the real money’ at Last Organic Outpost Urban Farm

Profile of a man who built an organic farm for refugees in an industrial part of east Houston

http://seedstock.com/2016/09/12/resources-are-the-real-money-at-last-organic-outpost/

Doggie Luxe

Roundup of luxury hotels catering to dogs and their owners

https://s3.amazonaws.com/external_clips/1283619/Kerr_DoggieLuxe.pdf?1436674135

Experience

Editor in Chief, Editorial Product Manager

EIC of FMJ, the bimonthly magazine supporting facility management professionals in 104 countries. Editing all content and writing standing features and occasional articles while maintaining editorial quality and running day-to-day magazine production.

Company: IFMA

I worked there from 7/2017 until now

Freelance Writer-Editor

Through GetGhostwriting.com, wrote and edited articles for magazines and custom publications, business plans, SEO web copy, nonfiction book and film proposals, ebooks and traditional books, grant proposal narratives that raised more than $875,000, RFP and grant proposals, corporate white papers, marketing collateral & sales materials and direct response emails. Publications include: Writer's Market, Houston Chronicle, Backstage Magazine, The Writer, DRAFT, Gayot Publications, Aspire and more

Company: Freelance

I worked there from 8/2009 until now

Content I Write