Lawson Joins Blink to Freelance for Media and Connect with Freelancers for Hire

  • Posted on: 29 September 2015
  • By: LMP

Rob Lawson is the publisher, media specialist and IT project manager behind Lawson Media & Publishing and he joins freelancers and other media agencies across the world by joining Blink.la, a freelance platform developed by former media professionals from the Wall Street Journal and other companies.

The site helps freelance media professionals and agencies connect better during the freelance process with a social media kind of platform that allows users from across the world to connect. Think of it like LinkedIn for freelancers. LMP is of course still building its own site specifically for freelancers to gain access to projects that LMP is working on, but that site is still in development.

In the meantime, LMP and Rob Lawson will be able to contribute to media projects all over the planet using this special invite-only platform. Follow LMP and/or Rob Lawson on social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, SoundCloud, Google+ and YouTube. Also, follow LMP publications', partners and associated pages on Facebook like Slanted Magazine Southern Minnesota Arts & Culture, Mankato Event Center, Mankato Gazette, The Paper of Southern Minnesota, MyMusicLocal, The Drug War Times, Independent Forum Review, Owatonna Chronicle, Downtown Rochester News, Twin Cities Gazette, Austin-Albert Lea Record and iFoodLocal.

Rob Lawson is a professional media producer, content creator, writer, editor, journalist and IT project manager that can take your idea and help turn it into an intricate process with a beautiful design and a cohesive structure. Lawson has more than a decade of experience working in the media, tech industry, events/entertainment and restaurant business. He has also worked in manufacturing and ecommerce development. He has served as a reporter, contributor and editor to countless newspapers, websites, newsletters and magazines. Lawson has also worked in the music and comedy business as a promoter and producer in recording studios. He also served as a production assistant in public access television programming for several years. Lawson plans to continue building upon his network of contacts and his experience in media, publishing and IT through the new Blink platform in addition to other professional networking opportunities. Connect with @RobLawson3 or @LawsonMedia on Twitter.

Rob Lawson received his bachelor of science degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2008. His major was Mass Communications (journalism tract), with a minor in Technical Communication. His final year at MNSU was spent working on an independent study in digital media technology and practicum. For this he studied web development as part of a consortium with MNSU at Riverland Community College in Austin, MN. He also studied broadcasting at Lake Superior College while still in high school. He currently studies online courses in IT including JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Cold Fusion, MySQL, Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, HTML5, CSS3 and other topics at Code Academy, MIT open courseware and other online learning modules for professional and technical development. He also attends trade shows and industry events and participates in seminars, webinars, training opportunities and networking functions as part of a continuing education and personal/professional development effort.

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