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  Mitch Rustad
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Dynamic, highly versatile writer/editor (and social marketing whiz) with a comprehensive background in health, wellness, and celebrity/pop culture; also adept at creating and managing web content (podcasts, video, e newsletters, live streaming teleclasses); some recent clients include:

LIFE.com, Healthline.com, Men's Fitness, TVline.com, Brash.com, Tennis, Los Angeles magazine, Revolutionhealth.com, Shape, Business Week, Fashion Wire Daily, Racquet Sports Industry, Genre, DataLounge.com, aletastjames.com ...

As comfortable tackling press releases, advertorials and promotional copy as I am interviewing the likes of Serena Williams and Julianne Moore. I'm on top of deadlines, exhibit grace under pressure, am an amenable, team player, with a sarcastic sense of humor and creatively enjoy what I do...
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 5 Years
Editor 7 Years
Writer 10 Years
Specialty
Entertainment 6 Years
Health 10 Years
Sports & Recreation 6 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
16 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Brash.com (11+), LIFE.com (11+), TVline.com (11+), Revolutionhealth.com (6-10), Tennis magazine (3-5), Healthline.com (3-5), Los Angeles magazine (1-2), Men's Fitness (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Miller Publishing (6-10), Time Inc. (3-5), American Express custom publishing (3-5)
Other Work History
Communications/Public Relations Manager, ATP Tour
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license.
Work Samples
 
(GLOW Health & Beauty magazine, 10/10/2012)
Health Care Vs. Sick Care an exclusive interivew with Dr. Ilan Bohm, of the Office of Integrative Medicine in New York City.
(brash.com, 10/11/2008)
Secrets to sculpting those desirable six pack abs, featured on one of the hottest new men's lifestyle sites, Brash.com...
(Revolutionhealth.com, 10/1/2008)
Can doing yoga help relieve the symptoms of depression, anxiety and even bipolar disorder?
(Revolutionhealth.com, 3/5/2007)
What can be done to stop or postpone hair loss? Here's a closer look at your options.
(Revolutionhealth.com, 3/1/2007)
If you're managing a serious disease like diabetes, you'll need to assemble the best medical team possible. Here's how.
(American Express/Artful Living, 3/1/2005)
This was a health and wellness feature showcasing the incredible spa at the Silverleaf development in Scottsdale, Arizona.
(Pilates Style)
How can taking up pilates add zip to your serve and forehand? It's all in the core, baby.
Three minutes is all it takes to get your body ready for a night on the town.
(Men's Fitness)
This is a "one stop shopping" workout when you're crunched for time.
(Fashion Wire Daily)
I profile the launch of Aneres, the clothing line designed by tennis dynamo Serena Williams.
Advertorials/Health & Fitness  
(Los Angeles magazine, 1/1/2007)
Profiles a list of the top plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, who offer their clients everything from the latest teeth whitening techniques to Brazilian butt lifts, and more!
(Tennis Magazine advertorial, 4/1/2006)
I've done several travel advertorials for Tennis magazine, including this one on ideal winter getaways.
(Genre)
This is a pre-Academy Award profile of double-nominee Julianne Moore, one of Hollywood's most revered actresses.
(TENNIS magazine)
This is a nutrition story on the hydration value of water-rich foods like watermelon, grapes, cantaloupes, etc.
Entertainment  
(TVline.com, 12/16/2012)
What were the 5 best and worst skits of Martin Short's guest stint on this weeks' Saturday Night Live?
(TVline.com, 7/30/2012)
(TVLine.com, 5/24/2011)
Here's my recap of the Season 12 finale of the ABC hit Dancing With The Stars, for TVLine.com
(TVLine.com, 5/17/2011)
Another recap from the season 12 results show of Dancing With The Stars, this one appropriately titled "The Agony and the Ecstasy"
(TVLine.com, 4/5/2011)
After a wild, emotional Monday night featuring our fearless stars interpreting their lives' most memorable trials, tribulations and, yes, even occasional triumphs -- not to mention one spectacularly titanic tumble -- the second results-show telecast of Dancing With The Stars' twelfth season may have
Contact Info
  Mitch Rustad
New York, NY 10024
USA

Tel: 646 319 4282  
E-Mail: rusty10113@aol.com
Website: http://www.mitchrustad.com