My name is Zakkyya and I am a Business Content Curator. What that means is I help you, through the written word, engage your audience more effectively by writing and editing your communications.
I am a seasoned communications professional having worked in public relations and communications for nearly ten years. In 2004 I graduated with honors from Paul Quinn College with a BA in Communications. Later, I received my Masters in Management from the University of Redlands.
Not only do I have a passion for writing, but also I have a passion for helping others enhance their communications to create attention-grabbing, professionally-written content. In my pursuit to help you, I work collaboratively to ensure your “voice” and style of message is consistent and true to you.
As a content curator, I am committed to helping you connect with your audience through clear, concise and creative communications.
Background & Expertise
Content Curator & Editor
June 2008 - Present
My passion for content creation and editing was fueled while working in corporate and non-profit public relations and communications roles. I have effectively developed measurable communication plans and strategies to support companywide projects, developed concepts and oversaw production and editing of rich media content for internal distribution, and developed initial social media plans and presence for various organizations. In addition, I have worked with executives in drafting and editing their communications, proofread and edited press releases, and wrote and disseminated fact sheets, news releases, feature articles, etc.
What I’ve Learned
October 2011- May 2013
MA University of Redlands
Expanded my skills and confidence to launch, lead, and sustain a successful career, campaigns, projects, and teams. Further, the program emphasized effective leadership and communication.
August 1999 - May 2004
BA Paul Quinn College
Honed my writing, investigative and critical thinking skills. In addition, undergrad successfully prepared me to work in the corporate arena independently and as an asset to any team.
What I Do
WRITING & EDITING
Raising the Bar
Above and Beyond
"If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done"