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Michael D. | Elance
 
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Michael D.

Award-winning writer/editor
   United States
  |   North Haledon, NJ

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Content is king. And yet, for or all my talent and experience as an editor and writer, overcoming obstacles is what I do best. At my last gig, the PR reps with whom I worked were under the impression that my site was produced by an editorial team, when in fact, it was the product of a very resourceful one-man band.

Did I mention that the number of unique visitors to the site doubled in the two years I ran it?

In my 30 years in publishing, I've improved every publication I've touched, and won several awards along the way. If you're looking...

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Copy Editing
Editorial
Journalism
News Writing
Editing
Publicity
Entertainment
Music
Blogging
Proofreading

Service Description

I specialize in thought-leadership ghost writing. I also excel at news and feature articles, interviews, pop culture, politics, opinion pieces and press releases. If you have a quick-turnaround assignment, count on me, because my first draft is usually very close to final. I also have excellent researching skills.

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Employment

the ad tech press
Editor & Publisher
2014 - Present
The Ad Tech Press is the new go-to portal for online advertising professionals.
ADOTAS
Editor
2012 - 2014
Created, curated and edited written and visual content for this B2B trade news website covering the online advertising industry, and promoted the site on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Among my...
North Jersey Media Group
Editor
2001 - 2010
Editor of the Glen Rock Gazette and Suburban News-Ridgewood. News editor for The Ridgewood News. Multiple award winner for reporting, column and headline writing (NJPA, SPJ).
Passaic County Fair Committee
Talent Buyer/Stage Manager
2004 - 2008
Oversaw the live entertainment portion of this annual non-profit event, which ran for 4-5 days each July. Contracted talent, created schedule, managed all aspects of the live production, and...
Rodman Publishing
Managing Editor
1998 - 1999
Managing editor of Nonwovens Industry, a B2B trade magazine.
Recorder Community Newspapers
Editor
1997 - 1998
Editor of the Echoes-Sentinel.
Davis, Hays & Company
Account Executive
1986 - 1988
Devised and executed publicity campaigns for clients in the fields of automotive, health care and hi-tech research.
The News
Staff Writer/Editorial Page Editor
1984 - 1987
Initially covered local, state and national news for this daily publication. As Editorial Page Editor, scheduled and oversaw editorial board meetings with national, state and local political office...
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thought leadership
ghost writing. news
feature articles
interviews
entertainment
politics
opinion articles
press releases
ad tech
advertising technology
digital marketing
music
sports
editing
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