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Candace Kirby

Yes, my name is "Candy Kirby."

Los Angeles, CA

Candace Kirby

Digital media strategist, writer and editor. Columnist for outlets such as HelloGiggles, Redbook, eHow, Disney and Nickelodeon. Former TV writer for "The Bold and the Beautiful." Alumna of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Social Media Plan for Nonprofit

Social media plan that Candy formulated for nonprofit, with organization's name redacted.
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Boeing Rose Parade Float Offers A Glimpse "Through The Years"

From rock 'n' roll tunes of the '50s to the high-tech boom of the '90s-the Boeing Rose Parade float, "Through the Years," celebrates 50 years of good times. Taking viewers on a trip down memory lane on New Year's Day, the Boeing float concludes with a salute to American ingenuity and freedom everywhere.
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New Web Site Gives Adults and Children A 'Fresh Start' on Proper Nutrition

OLIVE, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative new Web site, http://www.freshstarts.com, featuring Team Antioxidant, is now available to. educate kids, parents and teachers about the importance of obtaining proper. nutrition through a number of entertaining online resources and tools. site was created by BASF Corporation's Human Nutrition group, to encourage.
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Brain Tumor Awareness Month Press Release

Use our Twibbon for Brain Tumor Awareness Month to show your support on social media. Brain Tumor Awareness Month begins on May 1, but we believe the conversation about brain tumors is too big for just one month. That’s why we’ve developed the “May and Every Day” campaign, with awareness tools such as educational information, patient stories on social media and a new public service announcement.
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Cephalon Receives FDA Approval of PROVIGIL(R) (modafinil) Tablets [C-IV], A Novel, Wakefulness-Promoting Treatment for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Associated With Narcolepsy

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cephalon, Inc. today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug. Administration (FDA) to market PROVIGIL(R) (modafinil) Tablets, a new, non- amphetamine drug to improve wakefulness in patients with excessive daytime. sleepiness (EDS) associated with narcolepsy.
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More Than a Plane Manufacturer: Creating a Distinctive Corporate Identity at Boeing Space and Communications

These stakeholders include employees who must own the evolving brand, investors and media who must understand the brand, and customers who must trust the brand. Achieving global brand identity involves a number of challenges, including distinguishing Boeing S&C to gain a sustainable competitive advantage in a world that largely identifies Boeing as the plane manufacturer.
Northwestern University Journal of Integrated Communications Link to Story
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Lights, action, aerospace! (MEDIA CLIP)

The Arcada Theatre in St. Charles hasn't changed much since it opened in 1926, its Spanish-style decor featuring a frescoed dome, vine-covered walls and a balcony trimmed in dark wood. On weekends, audiences are still treated to live music on a pipe organ that rises from the floor. But there's one throwback to the early days of motion pictures that customers don't notice: The Arcada still receives its movies on film reels shipped in large metal canisters.
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Note to Comedians: Your Fat-Shaming Jokes Aren’t Funny

In a world that feeds comedians with an endless stream of material – bad drivers and in-laws and leather jogging pants… oh my! – why has the subject of women’s weight, of all things, become their go-to “joke”? Making fun of women’s looks isn’t just mean – it’s also bad comedy. Lame, lazy, snore-worthy comedy.
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About

Candace Kirby

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Skills

  • Digital Media
  • Content Strategy
  • SEO
  • Blogging
  • Content Management Systems
  • Writing on Deadline
  • Marketing
  • Script Writing
  • WordPress
  • Editing
  • Social Media
  • Writing