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  andrew alper
Professional/Personal Overview
  Specialty metals, mining, and new technology consultant who is interested in writing as a career.

I am seeking writing, photography, and writing abot photography opportunities large and small.
Work Info
Book Author Entry Level
Photographer Entry Level
Content Editor (online) 14 Years
Science 42 Years
New Tech, Alternative Energy, Entrepreneurs, Metals, Punk Rock 42 Years
Music 25 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office, any OS, any basic software from iWeb to Garageband
Technical Skills
Photoshop w/ plugins galore, Aperture, Audacity intermediate, various audio programs and conversion programs.
Macbook Pro, Apple mini, eos 5d Mkii, Zoom H4, microphones, Zalman "silent" PC Tower, enough guitars to start a band camp.
Foreign Language Skills
International Tungsten Industry Association.
I'm an NYU Tisch Dramatic Writing Grad who worked for Viacom and magazines during the Great Mens Rag Boom of the late 90's. I moved across America to become the front pages Editor for Bikini and/or Raygun Magazine until 2001 when they tanked.

Post 9/11 I dropped out of the dues-paying game entirely and joined my father in his business brokerage and consultancy start-up.

In 2004 I became the sole Marketing Entity for a Fortune 500 companys specialty powder metals business in Alabama, while still writing and editing Metalsnews. I created their corporate identity, online presence, branding, copy, press, and directed all new product research and development. Four successful years later I resigned.

I need a stringent editor to appear sane, but am a lot of fun at parties and ALWAYS get work in under deadline.
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Chicago, IL. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.