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Writer/Author/Content Provider/Editor/Consultant

New York, New York, United States
September 11, 2018

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Jodie Gould

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New York, NY 10025

H. 212-***-**** C. 917-***-****


Award-winning writer and author specializing in self-help, book proposals, collaborations, ghostwriting, and press releases. Worked with bestselling authors and celebrities. Date Like a Man sold 90,000 copies and was translated into four languages. More than 20 years experience in marketing, PR, and corporate communications. Publishing event coordinator for NPR affiliate. Substitute adjunct at NYU; tutor for Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Writing/editing consultant. Media trainer. Appeared on national and local TV and radio shows. Wrote relationship columns in magazines, newspapers, and social media.

Founder, GoKat Media, NYC, Writer/Author/Coauthor/Editor/Consultant, 9/95 – present


Beyond Beautiful: Using the Power of the Mind-Body-Skin Connection to Look and Feel More Radiant with Doris Day, MD (Hachette, 1/18)

Heal Your Leaky Gut, with David Brownstein, MD (Humanix, 10/18)

The Oxygen Cure, with William Maxfield, MD (Humanix, 9/18)

High: Six Principles for Guilt-Free Pleasure and Escape (Hazelden, 4/15)

Your Brain On Yoga, with Sat Bir Khalsa, PhD (Rosetta, Harvard Health Publications, 1/13)

Women & Recovery: Finding Hope with Kitty Harris, PhD (Wiley, 5/12)

Beautiful Brain, Beautiful You: A 7-Step Guide to a Better, Smarter, Younger You with Marie Pasinski, MD (Hyperion/Harvard Health Publications, 1/12)

Change One Thing: Discover What’s Holding You Back – And Fix It with Anna Soo Wildermulth (McGraw-Hill, 8/09)

Lose Your Mummy Tummy with Julie Tupler, RN (DaCapo, 1/05)

More Money Than God: Living a Rich Life Without Losing Your Soul (ghosted with Rabbi Steven Z. Leder, Bonus Books, 1/04)

Date Like A Man…To Get the Man You Want (HarperCollins, 2/01)

Men Are From Cyberspace: The Single Woman’s Guide to Flirting, Dating and Finding Love Online with Lisa Skriloff (St. Martin’s, 1/98)

Heather! An Unabashed, Unauthorized Celebration of All Things Locklear (Griffin, 10/95)


Wrote for Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Elle Redbook Cosmopolitan, First, Health Monitor, Recovery Today, American Health, Spy, Country Inns, Publishers Weekly, Scholastic

Blogs/Websites (regular contributor) (“Tourist in My Own City” column, 24,000 views)

Huffington Post (ghosted for Harvard neurologist) (monthly sex and relationship columnist for (Southwest travel)

Conscious Living

Courage to Change


New York Times Syndicate, New York Observer, Newsday

Publishing Event Coordinator, “Join the Conversation,” WSHU Public Radio/NPR, Award-winning affiliate heard in Connecticut and Long Island

Booked and promoted bestselling authors and celebrities speaker/booksigning series, including Anna Quindlen, Andy Borowitz, Khaled Hosseini, Rosanne Cash, Robin Roberts, Jane Pauley, Dick Cavett, Roy Blount Jr., Dave Barry, Joyce Carol Oates, Jodi Picoult, Elizabeth Gilbert, Mitch Albom, Mary Higgins Clark, and Nicholas Kristof.

Grew series from small, suggested contribution events to venues holding up to 600 paying attendees.

Adjunct Professor (substitute), New York University, NYC, 7/13 – 7/15

Taught intro to journalism course while full-time professor on vacation.

Senior Account Executive, One Potata Productions, NYC, 9/94 – 1/08

Clients included Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin.

Worked on bestselling campaigns for Grace Slick and Jose “Juiced” Conseco.

Restaurant Critic, Customer Satisfaction Institute (CSI), NYC, 9/96 – 9/01

Wrote food and service reviews undercover for national culinary institute and restaurant owners.

Articles Editor, Woman’s World, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 8/93 – 8/94

Edited/wrote features and columns for national women’s service magazine with more than 1 million circulation.

Public Relations Manager, Lang Communications, NYC, 4/88 – 8/90

Promoted McCall’s, Sassy, Working Woman and Working Mother magazines.

Organized press conferences and events, including “Working Woman Award” ceremony with keynote speaker Diane Sawyer.

Presented “Betsy McCall Award” to First Lady Nancy Reagan at White House for her anti-drug campaign.

Publicity Manager, Conde Nast Publications, NYC, 8/87 - 4/88

Publicized Vanity Fair (Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown), GQ, Vogue, Conde Nast Traveler.


M.S., Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, NYC (High Honors);

B.A., English Literature, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY (Dean’s List)

Ithaca College London Center, London, England


Pulitzer Fellowship, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Fellowship, Alfred I. duPont Center for Broadcast Journalism, Columbia

MADD Media Award (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) for Family Circle article on spring break

Alternate, Helen Malloch Scholarship, National Federation of Press Women

Jean Ennis Scholarship Award, New York University Publishing Course


American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)

Freelancers Union

Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors & Poets

The World’s Who’s Who of Women

Who’s Who of American Women

International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP)

Social Media (23,800)

LinkedIn (800-plus)

Twitter (500-plus)

Facebook (500-plus)

Instagram (recently joined/100)

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