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Content Writer/Copywriter

Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
Salary:
60000
Posted:
December 02, 2018

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CHAD SWIATECKI

**** ****** **** #**** * Austin, TX 78745 810-***-****

ac7us9@r.postjobfree.com www.linkedin.com/in/chadswiatecki OBJECTIVE

To work as a writer and content producer for business-focused media and marketing organizations. EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE WRITER MARCH 2002-PRESENT

Worked for a variety of national print magazines and Websites, focused mostly on music coverage. Titles include Austin Monitor, Austin Monthly, RollingStone.com, Spin, Billboard, New York Daily News, Texas Monthly Daily Post, Austin American-Statesman/Austin360, CultureMap Austin, Details, Alternative Press and CMJ New Music Monthly REPORTER, AUSTIN BUSINESS JOURNAL; MARCH 2013-OCTOBER 2015 Covered creative industries (music, film, marketing, public relations), health care and higher education in Austin with content aimed at local business community. Produced multiple breaking news blog posts each day and wrote longer news, feature and centerpiece stories for weekly print edition. ONLINE EVENTS ADMINISTRATOR, AUSTIN360.COM; MAY 2008-NOVEMBER 2011 Managed all events listings for www.austin360.com, and performed routine site production. Coordinated all music, film, fine arts, recreation and community events compiled for weekly print products in Austin American-Statesman. Contributed to paper’s entertainment coverage.

REPORTER, SECTION COORDINATOR, THE FLINT JOURNAL; JUNE 2000-APRIL 2008 Spent five years as a daily local news/suburban community reporter, while also leading creation of a weekly entertainment product aimed at young adults, writing and editing all of its content. Spent two years as a features and entertainment reporter.

EDUCATION

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY AUGUST 1996-MAY 2000

Completed bachelor’s of arts in journalism, with a specialization in Spanish. Compiled 3.2 grade point average. SKILLS

Comfortable working in a variety of online content management systems, and creating/editing content using productivity tools from Microsoft Office, Adobe products and more. Well versed in Associated Press style and able to write and edit quickly and accurately under all deadlines. 2



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