Hey there! my name is

Josh Pederson

I am a multimedia specialist

I am a content creation specialist

I'm upset with the Game of Thrones TV ending

I am a journalist

I am an avid esports follower

I love to travel

myself looking like a snack hahaha just kidding

Josh Pederson

Welcome to my website and thank you for stopping by!

I am currently working as a Content Specialist for hire. I provide stellar copywriting services to various clients.

I graduated in my field of education with a Diploma in Journalism, which I achieved in April of 2018.
My writing style has been constantly evolving throughout my lifetime and I am continuously working on perfecting this craft by honing my writing talents through creation of compelling works of non-fiction and fantasy.

One will find many immersive samples of mine right here on my portfolio and I encourage you to check out my blog if you’d like to gain a more personalized understanding of the subject matter that interests me.

For business inquiries please contact me at:

Jcolepederson@gmail.com





Portfolio

- A collection of my work -

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News | Published: September 26, 2017

Competition fierce at Guelph gaming lounge

The Afterlife Gaming Lounge is a popular establishment in the heart of downtown Guelph. Visitors can pay a small fee for access to several different video game consoles.

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News | Published: October 16, 2017

Candlelight vigil Honouring Aboriginal victims

Story about The Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis and their hosting of a candlelight vigil for the honouring of missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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News | Published: October 2, 2017

Kicking off fall at Strom’s Farm in Guelph

A fun fall themed story about Stroms Farm and their annual Harvest Fun Area. An exciting event filled with lots of things to do for the entire family. Pumpkin chuckin', tractor rides, a puppet show.

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News | October 14, 2017

Online game currency - why we should be worried

The Afterlife Gaming Lounge is a popular establishment in the heart of downtown Guelph. Visitors can pay a small fee for access to several different video game consoles. Tournaments happen weekly with popular games like Super Smash Bros. and have cash prizes available.

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News | December 30, 2017

SWATTING "PRANK" - a streamers worst nightmare

The Afterlife Gaming Lounge is a popular establishment in the heart of downtown Guelph. Visitors can pay a small fee for access to several different video game consoles. Tournaments happen weekly with popular games like Super Smash Bros. and have cash prizes available.

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Reflection | December 12, 2017

Creativity found in video games - reflection on Terraria

The Afterlife Gaming Lounge is a popular establishment in the heart of downtown Guelph. Visitors can pay a small fee for access to several different video game consoles. Tournaments happen weekly with popular games like Super Smash Bros. and have cash prizes available.

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- Get in touch with me -

Josh Pederson

Multimedia Journalist

Guelph, ON N1E 1C3

Work Experience


Content Specialist -

Nimble Media - Toronto, ON

May 2019 to Present
  • Creation of specialized writing content (Blogs, Web-copy, SEO Articles, Newsletters, etc) for a variety of clients.
  • Working with clients to address writing needs and stipulations and then delivering content in a timely and professional manner through use of cloud based software.
  • Adhering to deadlines as required in a fast paced environment.

Writer/Editor -

Fansided - Guelph, ON

October 2018 to February 2019
  • Contributing various writing packages for an online E-Sports magazine.
  • Reached an audience of over 10,000 unique site visits per month.
  • Paying strong attention to detail while maintaining pristine grammar and punctuation.
  • Editing as required.

Journalist At KW Tonite -

KW Tonite - Kitchener, ON

September 2017 to April 2018
  • Creation of various news packages, both written and visual, to an online audience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Suite - InDesign, Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop.
  • Excellent written and photography skills - Knowledge of camera equipment - including video.
  • Responsible for handling the social media and helping to market the company. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram savvy.
  • Knowledge of Canadian laws in regards to libel. Well versed in Canadian Press style, APA, MLA and Chicago Style formats.
  • Deadline driven in a fast-paced environment.

Education


Diploma in Journalism -

Conestoga College - Kitchener, ON

September 2016 to April 2018


Skills


Wordpress, Public Relations, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Editing, Copywriting, Bookkeeping, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office



Awards


Edward Hayes Memorial Award

April 2018

Journalism award for outstanding feature article.




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