Mara Etienne-Manley


maramanley@gmail.com
http://maraetiennemanley.writersresidence.com

Mara Etienne-Manley is a Journalist / Multi-Media Producer / PR Specialist and and Creative Writer with a proven track record for meeting deadlines and writing content designed to inform and entertain a wide-cross section of readers.

She has strong knowledge of the Caribbean and understanding of current development issues as well as culture, arts and entertainment.

Qualifications

Writing : Professional writer with over twelve years experience in print and online (SEO) content including: Feature articles, News articles, Press Releases, Reports, Children's stories, Speeches and Scripts for radio and television. Listed in the Caribbean Journal Index, compiled by the National Library and Information System Authority in Trinidad and Tobago.

Editing: Experienced proofreader and copy editor for magazines, newspapers and websites.

Research : Substantive research skills with outstanding knowledge of internet search tools.

Interviewing : Excellent communication and interviewing skills.

Broadcast Communication (Radio / Television / Podcasts): Experienced radio and television presenter. Ability to assimilate and convey complex information quickly and effectively.

Radio and Film Production: Writer and Producer of radio programs, as well as Assistant Director of television commercials and Public Service Announcements.

Work History

Writer / Multi-Media Consultant, October 1996- Present

Magazine Features: Writing & Editing

Caribbean Homes & Lifestyle Discover Dominica Authority Dominica Food & Drink Domnitjen Experience Dominica IslandWhere Red Mango SHE Caribbean Zing

Broadcast Journalism

Government Information Service (GIS) Dominica Kairi FM Radio KRUA FM- University of Anchorage, Alaska Lakeland Radio, UK

Screenwriting

Invest Dominica- Promotional Video

Website Clients

Caribbean Property Magazine http://www.caribpro.com/Caribbean_Property_Magazine/index.php?pageid=532 Delphis www.avirtualdominica.com

Media Consultancy Clients

Dominica Tourism Authority Christian Children’s Fund (CCF) SHAPE, Dominica Olive’s Everfresh

Film Clients

As Production Manager: Digicel Ministry of Health (Dominica) Invest Dominica

As Production Assistant: LINK International Productions Red Sky Night- Pirates Master (TV show broadcast on CBS) As Script Supervisor: Les Cours Artes de la Dominique

Education


University of London


London School of Journalism