703 N. St. Mary's Ln. NW
Marietta, GA 30064
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Word Jones, Copywriter/Editor
October 2011 to present.
Projects include copywriting and editing for northwest and national
clients that include Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener, the Portland Bureau
of Transportation, and Travel Oregon’s website, RideOregonRide.
designory. (L.A.) for Audi, Copywriter
Interviewed Ken Wheeler, creator of the Renovo wooden bicycle,
and composed advertorial for Audi Magazine in advance of the
release of the duo series of co-branded, handcrafted Audi/Renovo bicycles.
Micato Safaris, Copywriter
Researched and composed itineraries for leading luxury safari tourism
company. Subjects included sourcing Kenyan plantation coffee, South
African golf, and the predator cats of the Savannah.
Grass Valley, Copywriter and Editor
June 2009 to July 2010.
Part of a small team of copywriters composing and editing marketing
materials to completely overhaul the CMS database of a leading broadcast
television technology manufacturer.
Big Brother Big Sisters Columbia Northwest, Pro Bono Copywriter
January 2009 to November 2009.
Sole copywriter on ongoing website update for the Portland/Vancouver chapter
of the highly regarded national charity that matches volunteer mentors with
at-risk children. Project is part of the American Marketing Association (AMA)
Community Outreach Program.
Veoh Networks, Copywriter
April 2008 to July 2008.
Generated search-engine-optimized descriptions of video content on major
streaming video website affiliated with Viacom/CBS. Subjects included feature
Spring 2006 and Spring 2007.
Composed descriptions of all MTV and MTV2 programming for the networks'
2006 advertising Upfront sales guide. Created a youthful and humorous voice
to reflect MTV's target audience.
Candis Communications, Copywriter
July 2004 to August 2008.
Copywriter, editor, and staff associate for boutique public relations firm catering
to luxury lifestyle and hospitality clientele. Clients included Sanctuary Hotel,
Surface magazine, and The City of Hollywood, FL.
Pass It On Public Relations, Copywriter
July 2003 to January 2008.
Press release and corporate biography writer and copy editor for public relations
firm catering to the restaurant and entertainment industries. Clients included
Daisy May's BBQ USA, Applewood, PUBLIC, and Axia.
Researched, wrote, and edited notes and descriptions of more than 1,500 import
albums and singles as part of an overhaul of the company's database of CD, vinyl
and DVD-Audio recordings.
August 2005 to January 2006.
Author of weekly fantasy football column for financial lifestyle magazine's website.
Analyzed players and trends among NFL teams and provided commentary as the
French Culinary Institute, Copywriter
Composed a series of three promotional emails to attract prospective students for
its Career Course, The Art of International Bread Making. FCI is a highly regarded
training center for New York City's up-and-coming chefs.
Food Arts, Copy Editor
July 2002 to November 2005.
Line edited and revised content for bimonthly marketing newsletter for leading
trade magazine to the restaurant and hospitality industry.
June 2001 to October 2001.
Researched and wrote scripts integrated with historical audio sources for
New York cell phone–based tourism service.
Time Out New York, Technology Editor
September 2000 to April 2002.
Wrote, assigned, and edited stories to fill one to three pages weekly. Subjects
included feature stories, interviews, and reviews of consumer electronics,
video games, and websites.
Television Broadcast, Managing Editor
July 1998 to September 2000.
Writer, editor, and administrative coordinator for monthly trade tabloid
reporting on digital television production technology. Also wrote, edited,
and coded stories for weekly website.
Videography, Assistant Editor
June 1997 to July 1998.
News and feature writer for monthly, semi-pro video production magazine.
Also responsible for editing and managing the magazine's first website.
Time Out New York – Film, album, DVD, and book reviews and feature stories.
The Stranger (Seattle) – Album reviews and music-related features.
Guitar One – Profiles and Q&As of breaking rock bands.
Pro Sound News – Feature stories for trade magazine covering audio technology.
Home Furnishings News – Trend stories on home cleaning products.
Editor's Guild Magazine – Trade show coverage and interviews related to motion picture editing.
Pomona College, Claremont, CA. Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)
Proficiency with Mac and Windows operating systems and software including
Quark, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, MS Office. Familiar with HTML coding.
available upon request