ABOUT


Patrick Wachira, BA Communications
university way, Nairobi
Mobile: (254) 723-536-140 patrickwambugu19@gmail.com
Writing Portfolio: Patrick Wachira (www.patrickscontent.com)

TALENTED WEB WRITER (with strong references)



  • Recent graduate in Communications from Nairobi University
  • Flexible writer for a variety of web and multi-platform applications.
  • Sharp eye for detail (spelling, grammar, tonality).
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work with subject matter experts, adapting their
  • knowledge into stories, articles, summaries and more.

RELATED EXPERIENCE


  • Web Content WriterCo Op Placement via Nairobi University
 CITGO FUND SERVICE      2014 – 2015

  • Wrote targeted content for consumer portion of website. Encompassed a range of financial     service offerings.
  •  I have also undertaken a course in Cisco at ACWICT. I am an article writer, designer, web        developer and software developer.
  •  Created a brand new series of articles highlighting how Citgo’s consumers employ financial products throughout their needs life-cycles.
  •  Edited content contributions from staff to ensure accuracy, readability and brand-consistent    tonality.
  • Developed tutorial scripts, FAQ’s, emails and communication briefs.
  • Prepared and presented analysis of existing CMS to senior management. Proposed a       reduction in content turnaround times of 25% by deploying editorial calendar.

 Freelance Writer (Occasional)

AS A STUDENT 2013 - 2014


  • Wrote an array of web, mobile-based and print articles, reviews and communication
                       briefings for e-magazines, newsletters and blogs.

EDUCATION

Nairobi University, University way, Nairobi Sept 2011 - April 2014
BA in Communication/ Procurement managementRelevant courses: Writing for the Web 205, Target Readership Analysis 312, Intro to
Communications 101, Content Management Systems 120, Editing for Style and Precision
301.


KEY SKILLS

  • Writing 
  • Editing for style
  • Proofreading / grammar checking

  • Research & fact-checking
  • Target readership analysis
  • Creating proper tonality and level

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

  • Windows & Mac OS   Platforms
  • MS Office (Word,   PowerPoint,Excel)
  • Adobe PDF, Joomla CMS

  • HTML 5 basic coding
  • Info graphics tools &  software (Flash, Processing Dundas, Infragistics)




I have been writing and publishing articles for the last 4 years. 

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