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Location:
Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
June 17, 2019

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Anthony Sokol

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South Hackensack, NJ 07606

201-***-****

ac9mul@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

-Over 20 years’ experience as an editor and writer for news wire services, magazines and scripts

-Interview entertainment and crime personnel for in-depth research articles

-Rotten Tomatoes-accredited film and TV reviewer

-Comfortable with extremely tight deadlines, SEO and AP styles

Experience

2012 - Present Culture Editor Den of Geek New York City

http://www.denofgeek.com/us/authors/tony-sokol

-Culture Editor covers arts, film, theater, TV, true crime and the supernatural.

-Write daily entertainment news, film reviews, career retrospectives of actors and directors, and in-depth investigative news on film and crime, for an online entertainment magazine

-Oversee and train writing staff

-Write and co-produce mini-documentaries.

-Participate in panel discussions of movies and TV shows.

-Grew magazine readership through both SEO and non-SEO writing

2017 - present TV Editor Entertainment Voice NY/LA present

-Assign stories, request screeners and interviews from networks and cable stations, write TV, film and theater reviews, interviews and features.

-Delegate writing assignments to staff.

2016 - present Editor-at-Large/Producer Cosa Nostra News New York City

http://www.cosanostranews.com/

-Collect works over different media syndicated in the magazine.

-Aggregate and promote Cosa Nostra News articles to select magazines.

-Research and source gangster-related content.

-Package and pitch content to network and cable outlets.

2016 - present Editor-in-Chief/Producer Entertainment 2morrow New York City

http://entertainment2morrow.com/

-Write exclusive content, interviews, and film reviews.

-Delegate writing assignments to staff.

Previous Experience

PR Newswire 1988 - 2012 http://www.prnewswire.com Jersey City, NJ/New York City

Content Provider/Media Relations

Wrote the Quick Reference Guide for working with the Content Management System (CMS) for use throughout the organization - Uploaded stories, photos and video to PR Newswire's public and journalist sites - Produced training videos for internal staff - Tested and implemented new journalist and public sites with emphasis on end-user ease - Interfaced with journalists around the world - Researched and vetted journalists for access into our secure site - Summarized PR Newswire stories for translation and distribution to the Pacific Rim and Latin America.

Editor-in-Chief of Editors' Update, the company’s monthly newsletter

- Developed and trained writing staff - Wrote all non-bylined copy - Assigned stories - Responsible for design and layout - Editor-in-Chief of Y2K 2000, feature issue of Editors' Update explaining technical concerns addenda solutions to the millennial change.

KpopStarz.com New York City http://www.kpopstarz.com/reporters/tony-sokol

Smashpipe New York City http://www.smashpipe.com/

Daily Offbeat New York City

1001 Home Ideas (Monthly Magazine with a Readership of Over 6 Million)

THEATER: Writer and Producer La Commedia del Sangue New York City (New York’s Original Vampire Theater)

Education: Fordham University – Bachelor of Arts Bronx, New York

References and Freelance Examples: Upon Request



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