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I have a broad background in English and Communications from which I draw upon to support my tutor activities. I’m also currently working as a Freelance Business Writer, and before that was Director of Communications for the American Lung Association’s LA office, which included administering their social media program. Prior to that, I was Worldwide Director of Public Relations for a large tech company, where I implemented all communications plans and strategies for their business units.
I've held a number of public relations positions at a major film studio, both in corporate communications and motion picture publicity. As an independent Communications Consultant, I've served customers in the entertainment, technology, healthcare and non-profit areas.
I'm a patient mentor and love working with students of any age who have the desire to learn, but need that bit of extra help. I have a BA in Journalism from Marquette University and studied in the MFA Cinema/TV Program at the University of Southern California, as well as Film Arts Foundation in San Francisco and the UCLA Extension Writers Program (for fiction and screenplay/TV writing).
As of fall 2013, I've started working with the Sherry Lansing Foundation Primetime LAUSD mentor program to help Los Angeles high school seniors prepare their personal statements for college admission.
I can help you with all American History subject areas, from early discovery and colonial times to Civil War and 20th Century issues. Elementary, High School and Undergrad.
Univesity of Southern California (Master's)
Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00
Cancellation: 4 hours notice required
Jim will travel within 3 miles of Valley Village, CA 91607.
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