Adam Wisniewski

 

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

March 2011.

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

Spring 2011.

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

films, episodic television (Gossip Girl and The Simpsons), and

news/documentary content.

 

MTV, Copywriter

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.

 

Muze, Copywriter

April 2006.

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.

 

Trader Monthly Magazine, Contributing Writer

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

"Fantasy Trader."

 

French Culinary Institute, Copywriter

February 2004.

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.

 

BeyondGuide.com, Copywriter

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.

 

 

Freelance Writing

 

Publications include:

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.

 

Education

 

Pomona College, Claremont, CA. Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)

 

Skills

 

Proficiency with Mac and Windows operating systems and software including

Quark, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, MS Office. Familiar with HTML coding.

 

References

 

available upon request