Leah M. Hobbs, MA               Creative professional

Leah's experience ranges from non-profits to small businesses to corporate America, giving her a variety of expertise. She has experience writing, editing, and proofreading magazines, books, commercial scripts, direct mail, email, and web content. She has design experience with books, forms, the web, graphics, and print. Leah has her Master's degree in Journalism. Her experience and education, combined with her organization, attention to detail, and integrity make her a valuable asset. Her creative experience also includes photography, video, and music.

 

Leah's professional career is expanding rapidly. Not only is she making strides in the corporate world, but she is also beginning to make a name for herself through her creative services.

 

A Strong Foundation
Leah is an aspiring writer, whose ultimate goal is to use language to be an influential voice in this world. As her professional career continues, she takes with her the principles that she has learned through her experiences on the way. She has not only gained experience through her work, but also through her education. As a History major, she has grasped the knowledge of various cultures and learned research skills that allow her to dig deep and find meaning of how the past paves the road to the future. With a Master's in Journalism, she has honed her writing and research skills to prepare the way to a fulfilling career.

 

A Wide View
Most of Leah's experience lies in the fields of multimedia and marketing, covering areas of both print and digital streams. Not only is she a writer, Leah is an editor, designer, photographer, and has worked in the television broadcast industry. She has experience working for non-profit organizations, publishing companies, and Fortune 500 financial companies. Spanning this spectrum has given her a well-rounded perspective of what it takes to be successful in her career.

 

A True Character
Leah is gifted with a creative talent that allows her artistic expression to flow freely and easily. She is independent and accountable for her responsibilites. She also works well with people. Leah anticipates a need and acts quickly to bring about resolution. She is flexible and learns quickly. She is well organized, attentive to detail, and able to multi-task. In all her professional ambitions, she walks in integrity, holding herself to a high standard of excellence in all she does.

 

An Ambitious Future
Leah has set many goals for herself. Here are some of her career ambitions:

be well-established in a prominent company; continue to develop her brand; expand ministry impact.

Leah Hobbs Resume
LeahHobbs_resume.pdf
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Richmond Free Press

Martin Luther King III brings message of hope to VCU

Be guided by your dreams, not distracted by your fears.

 

This was the message that Martin Luther King III offered to students, faculty and the community during his talk Sunday evening at Virginia Commonwealth University.

‘Racists go home!’

(2017 Virginia Press Association award winning article for general news writing)

 

Members of Tenn.-based neo-Confederate group met by hundreds of chanting counterprotesters at Saturday’s Monument Avenue rally

Stories to inspire a better community being told

The Hippodrome Theater in Richmond’s historic Jackson Ward was buzzing Saturday evening as 400 people of all ages and races — from young adult hipsters to older city dwellers — mingled with drinks in hand while a DJ rocked the turntables.

 

They were there for “Secret Stories of Self-Determined Change,” a sold-out event organized by UnMonumental in collaboration with Untold RVA and Secretly Y’all.

Past & Present Clients

Richmond Free Press - freelance writer

Upwork - proofreading and copyediting

Faith Landmarks Ministries - copyediting, proofreading, graphic design

Real Truth Ministries - graphic design

Integrated Pest Control - logo design

His Inheritance Foundation - web design

Mark's Inc. Door & Hardware Specialties - web design

Taylor Captioning Services - copyediting

PDF Samples

Genworth Financial - Forms Design Coordinator
Genworth Forms Designer Samples.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [406.4 KB]
Capital One - Email Copywriter
Capital One Email Copywriter Samples.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [424.4 KB]
Faith Landmarks Ministries - Magazine Writer & Managing Editor
CONTACT Writing Editing Samples.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.8 MB]