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Assistant High School

Location:
Brooklyn, New York, 11215, United States
Posted:
May 24, 2010

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Kimberly M. Reyes

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Brooklyn, NY 11215

Cell Phone (347) ***-****

Email: abmrnl@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

ALM: COPYWRITER-NEW YORK, NY:

FEB 2010-PRESENT

. Work directly with art directors and clients to concept, brainstorm

and produce B2B copy and collateral material, brochures, direct mail,

print, online and interactive content across ALM's portfolio of

distinct brands under very tight deadlines while writing, copy editing

and proofreading all ALM editorial as the only on-staff copywriter.

. Help supervise freelance workload under tight budget while editing all

freelancer's projects for correct brand tone and voice.

MACYS.COM: SENIOR COPYWRITER- NEW YORK, NY:

MAY 2009-FEB 2010

MACYS.COM: COPYWRITER- NEW YORK, NY: MARCH

2007-MAY 2009

. Worked with clients and vendors to concept and brainstorm marketing

campaigns including emails, banners, homepages, sitelets, special

online promotions, contests, product descriptions and all trend

reporting editorial.

. Co-produced and helped conceive very successful and interactive coat,

dress and swim finders (including writing all copy and helping with

image selection and art direction) making for a much easier customer

experience.

. Created and constantly updated internal style guide that kept all

website copy clear, cohesive, on-brand and SEO friendly; this is also

the guide that new copywriters and merchandise assistants now use

during training.

EVERYDAYHEALTH.COM/WATERFRONT MEDIA: EDITOR- BROOKLYN, NY:

JULY 2006-FEB 2007

. Wrote, researched and copyediting health, food, exercise and nutrition

content for South Beach Diet website and newsletters.

. Repurposed clinic trail information into accessible blurbs for end

users.

. Wrote, researched and produced the Success Story sections of the

website and newsletters.

MEREDITH, INSIDE DIRECTV: WRITER/COPY EDITOR- NEW YORK, NY:

JAN 2005-JULY 2006

. Served as editor, proofreader and fact checker for monthly TV, music

and movie entertainment magazine.

. Routinely reviewed movies and TV shows and contributed a number of

trend pieces that involved celebrity interviews.

DISNEY, ABC NEWS: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER- NEW YORK, NY:

JAN-DEC 2004

. Produced weekly movie review segment with ABC entertainment reporters

in addition to booking and producing entertainment related special

events.

. Produced daily news clips for local and national ABC affiliates while

coordinating breaking news segments with reporters.

TIME WARNER, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: EDITORIAL ASSISTANT-NEW YORK, NY:

MAY 2002-JAN 2004

TIME WARNER, TIME INC: RESEARCH ASSISTANT- NEW YORK, NY:

JAN 2001-MAY 2002

. Covered industry events (movie premieres, concerts and award shows)

and conducted celebrity interviews while contributing stories and

story ideas to the magazine and website.

. Worked closely with publicists and industry contacts to report for

music and video game sections of magazine.

. Extracted text from Quark files of all Time Inc. magazines to

copyedit, proofread, index, enhance, and format for company-wide

accessibility and indexing under tight weekly schedule as Time Inc.

research assistant.

CONTRIBUTIONS FROM 2001-2008:

The Associated Press, The Village Voice, Time.com, Rolling Stone, The New

York Post, NY1 News, Jane Magazine, ESPN The Magazine, Honey Magazine,

Alternative Press, Shecky's Bar, Club & Lounge, Pandomag.com

MEMBER: NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists), NAHJ (National

Association of Hispanic Journalists)

EDUCATION

Mills College, Communications, 1996/ Lehigh University, BA, Journalism,

June 2000

Bronx High School of Science, Regents Diploma, 1995



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