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Alexander Castiglione | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 21, 2014

Alexander Castiglione

Writer, Wordsmith, Proofreader, Marketing Whiz
   United States
  |   Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

Expert writer for feature, news, creative, and fiction pieces with a Journalism background (Minor) and a BA in Broadcasting from Seton Hall University. Vast experience in viral marketing and social media, with experience in branding, raising awareness, and grassroots marketing initiatives. (Took a small art magazine with an exceptionally small staff and received close to 1,000,000 hits to date in six months)
Experienced in writing about a vast array of topics from music and nightlife, to art, movie, and book reviews, to technical and...

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Portfolio

Review of Chuck Palahniuk's latest novel
http://nevermindtheposers.com/2011/09/11/damned-by-chuck-palahniuk-2/
Feature with tattoo artist Ami James for Everything Is Art magazine.
Feature on Sculpture artist
Creative Piece for Everything Is Art Magazine
CD Review for Alkaline Trio's latest album
Book Review
http://nevermindtheposers.com/2010/10/08/gonzo-the-life-of-hunter-s-thompson-by-jann-wenner-corey-seymour/
Book Review
http://nevermindtheposers.com/2010/10/02/scar-tissue-by-anthony-kiedis/
Book Review
http://nevermindtheposers.com/2010/05/27/tell-all-by-chuck-palahniuk/
Book Review
http://nevermindtheposers.com/2010/08/18/the-rum-diary-by-hunter-s-thompson/
Feature article on artists/designer David Bromstad
http://www.everythingisart.cc
Creative piece designed and written by me.
Press Release for music producer

Skills (10)

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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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English
WordPress
Adobe Photoshop
Technical Writing
Business Writing
Academic Writing

Service Description

I can provide potential clients with whatever they require: if it has words, I can deliver you the product you need.
A writer of everything from press releases to fiction, my lyrical use of diction and ability to convey whatever tone you require will strike you as nothing short of symphonic.
I have been published in several magazines, blogs, and am currently working on my first fiction novel, I also am an accomplished book and movie reviewer with solid contacts in the industry, and multiple reviews published.
From promotional copy to creative stories, I can help you come up with a product that pops, shines, sparkles, and every cliche to describe stellar work in between.
As a freelance writer and radio host, I have interviewed countless celebrities and high profile figures, ranging the spectrum from musicians to politicians.
In addition to my writing services, I also am extremely tech and social media savvy and have an innate marketing ability to bring your product or service to the audience you require.

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Employment

Everything Is Art Magazine
Editor At Large
2011 - Present
o Duties include writing creative and feature pieces, conducting interviews, drafting press releases and other public relations initiatives, writing sales copy, advertising kits and overseeing all...
WSOU-FM Radio
Program Director, Production Specialist
2005 - 2010
rogram Director, Apr 2009 Apr 2010 o Oversaw all on-air content including music selection, DJ rotation, news, and general programming. o Responsible for training staff and DJs for on-air...

Education

Seton Hall University
BA Broacasting and Film, Journalism
- 2010
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writer
creative
marketing
proofreader
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Alexander Castiglione | Elance

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