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Manager Sales

Location:
New York, New York, 10016, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2010

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MICHAEL LUTHER

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New York, New York 10016

212-***-**** . abmqlv@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Editor and writer for magazines, newspapers, and public relations. Skills

include managing editorial teams, concept development, budget planning,

line editing, copyediting, and production editing for consumer and trade

magazines, and client-sponsored custom publishing.

Associate Director, Public Relations, Cotton Incorporated, June-September

2008

Developed content for Lifestyle Monitor, a series of consumer marketing

studies on the apparel business. Produced Lifestyle Monitor magazine, a

biannual special issue series of select topics on cotton use in men's and

women's apparel and home furnishings.

Managing Editor, Boston Common, Niche Media, 2007-2008

Responsible for managing all copy, art, and page production for leading

luxury-lifestyle publisher. Directly involved in strategic planning of

magazine content with top editors in the Boston office.

Communications Director, Creative Marketing Plus, Inc., 2006-2007

Developed new-business proposals, advertising, and public relations

support copy for apparel, jewelry, and consumer product clients. Wrote

copy for press releases, correspondence, brochures, direct mail, e-mail

blasts, and sales promotion materials.

Senior Editor/Managing Editor, DNR, Fairchild Publications, 2004-2005

Responsible for top editing, copyediting, writing and rewriting. Oversaw

production of weekly magazine for the men's fashion business and a

consumer magazine, Menswear.

Managing Editor, Unlimited, Hachette Filipacchi Media, 2002-2004

Responsible for editing and producing consumer magazine for action,

outdoors, adventure, and entertainment. Duties included assigning and top

editing staff and freelance articles, page production during close, and

writing articles.

Copy Editor, Cond Nast Traveler, 1999-2002

Duties included copy and production-layout editing of feature articles,

departments, and service sections, from manuscript through closing, for an

upscale travel magazine.

Editor and Writer, 1988-1999

Freelance writer and editor working on consumer titles such as Art &

Antiques, Cond Nast Traveler, Computer Shopper, The New York Daily News,

Glamour, Ladies' Home Journal, Maxim, PC Magazine, Popular Science, and

SmartMoney.

Editor, Daily News Record, Fairchild Publications, Inc., 1977-1988

Chief editor and manager of Daily News Record (DNR), leading international

daily newspaper published for the men's fashion apparel business. Launched

two new monthly men's fashion magazines, DNR The Magazine and DNR

International, aimed at domestic and international men's wear retailers.

Managed reporters, writers, and editors in New York, U.S., and foreign

bureaus. Wrote and edited special features. Created a new weekly

technology magazine.

EDUCATION

San Diego State University

A.B., Clinical Psychology

Graduated Cum Laude, with Distinction in Psychology



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