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Kim Kelly | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 10, 2014

Kim Kelly

   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

I'm a Brooklyn-based writer, music publicist, and roadie who's spent a long time on the road and is happy to be back (in black) in my adopted hometown - the city that, appropriately enough, never sleeps.

In addition to my publicity work with Catharsis PR and gigs as a touring merch professional, I have written about music and various other subjects for The Guardian, NPR, The Atlantic, Pitchfork, Spin, Village Voice, Kerrang, VICE, The Daily Telegraph, FADER, The Wire, Iron Fist, Decibel, Terrorizer, The Quietus, Metalsucks,, Myspace,...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Writing
Music Journalism
Music Industry
Online Journalism
Publicity
Rock
Punk
Press
Promotions
Social Media

Employment

Pitchfork Media
Columnist & Contributing Writer
2012 - Present
Contribute music reviews, special features, and year-end lists to Pitchfork.com, and curate a monthly edition of the 'Hell Awaits' column.
Iron Fist
Sub-editor
2012 - Present
Heavy/ Doom/ Death/ Black/ Thrash. Scribbling and scheming at the best heavy metal magazine in the world.
NPR
Contributor
2011 - Present
Contribute interviews and special features to NPR.org. Appeared on an All Songs Considered episode discussing Maryland Deathfest.
Maryland Deathfest
Editor in Chief, Official Festival Program
2011 - Present
Oversee production and editorial for this annual publication. Each year since I first came up with the idea in 2011, 5,000 copies have been printed and distributed for free to attendees of...
Brooklyn Vegan
Contributor
2010 - Present
Occasionally contributing interviews, live reviews, and other content.
Terrorizer Magazine
Staff Writer
2009 - Present
Write features, reviews, blogs and more for Terrorizer Magazine, the UK's biggest extreme metal magazine. Completed an internship there in August 2009. My column, Ravishing Grimness, runs in the...
Doomed to Suffer Promotions
Promoter
2008 - Present
Doomed to Suffer Promotions was born in Philadelphia, PA and is currently based in Brooklyn, NY. I occasionally book doom, sludge, death metal, grind, stoner, black metal, and experimental music in...
Catharsis PR
Publicist
2008 - Present
Handle PR & publicity for a variety of amazing underground extreme metal, hardcore, punk (and otherwise) bands and labels. www.catharsispr.tumblr.com
Touring
Merchandiser/Roadie
2008 - Present
Road doggin' it across the globe hustling merch, hauling gear, problem-solving, and generally making myself useful for the likes of Saint Vitus, Orange Goblin, Fu Manchu, Black Tusk, Corrosion of...
Freelance
Music Journalist
2003 - Present
Currently contributing to Pitchfork, NPR, Wondering Sound, The Guardian, Iron Fist, Noisey, Spin, Kerrang, The Atlantic, Wondering Sound, The Chicago Reader, The Quietus, London's Daily Telegraph,...
AMEBIX
Press Officer
2010 - 2012
Coordinated all press and promotion for the last album from legendary UK band AMEBIX. No gods, no masters!
AOL
Noisecreep Columnist/Blogger
2009 - 2010
Brought the extreme into the mainstream with interviews and features.
WKDU 91.7 FM
Metal Director/DJ
2007 - 2010
(Dawn of the Apocalypse)
Unrestrained! Magazine
Staff Writer
2008 - 2009
Interviewed bands and wrote features for this glossy extreme metal magazine until it was discontinued.
Metal Maniacs Magazine
Contributing Writer
2008 - 2009
Wrote several pieces for this long-running, incredibly influential and well-respected extreme metal magazine before it closed its doors. Best gig ever.
Relapse Records
RESOUND Magazine Contributor
2007 - 2009
Contributed interviews and feature stories to this Relapse Records-affiliated glossy magazine until it went on hiatus.
Earache Records
Summer Intern
2008 - 2008
Relapse Records
Promotions Intern
2008 - 2008
Relapse Records: (www.relapse.com)
Metal Maniacs Magazine
Summer Intern
2008 - 2008
www.metalmaniacs.com
Candlelight Records
Retail/Promotions Assistant
2007 - 2007
-Used Peachtree Accounting system to create sales orders, do invoices, count/adjust inventory. -Packed and shipped orders for customers. -Wrote emails and made phone calls concerning label...

Education

Foundation for International Education
Spring Program 2009
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Drexel University
B.S.
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