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  Christine Giordano
Professional/Personal Overview
  Once we agree on an assignment, it is my goal to become your favorite contractor.
Work Info
TV Reporter 2 Years
Editor 7 Years
Reporter 16 Years
Health 4 Years
Lifestyle 3 Years
Business (general) 10 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
16 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The Villages News Network (print and television) (11+), House magazine (11+), Networking magazine (11+), New York Times Company (11+), Newsday/Cablevision (11+), US News and World Report (6-10), InvestingAnswers.com (3-5), LTV (1-2), Edible magazine (1-2), Green magazine (1-2), New York Times (1-2), Yourtango.com (1-2), Ode magazine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Cablevision (11+), NYT Co (11+)
Other Work History
Investigative journalist, enterprise reporter, health reporter, government reporter, celebrity journalist, video interviewer, television talk show host, producer and director
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Office, Social Networking, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Various Apps
Technical Skills
Final Cut, Adobe, Quark, InDesign, HTML, itunes, Safari, Explorer, Mac and PC, studio cameras,
digital video, digital camera, audio recorder
available upon request
2007: New York Times Chairman's Award for tornado coverage (team award)
2006: Legal Reporting, Grand Prize, The Florida Bar

First Place State Awards:
2006: Education Reporting, 1st Place, by Florida Press Club
2006: Health Reporting, 1st Place, by Florida Press Club
2006: Diversity Reporting, 1st Place, by Florida Press Club

State Awards:
2006: Government Reporting, by Florida Press Club
2006: Government Reporting, by The Society of Professional Journalists
2005: Feature writing, by Florida Press Club
Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Media Bistro Avant Guild, Society of Professional Journalists, Press Club
I'm a writer, video interviewer, talk show host, producer and occasional director comfortable getting to the heart of the story using multimedia platforms. I'm available to travel for assignments, and live in New York, NY, as well as Southampton.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
(New York Times, 11/15/2015)
How drones are trending
(U.S. News and World Report, 11/9/2015)
Before cashing in that investment, read this.
(U.S. News and World Report, 10/30/2015)
Key things to keep in mind to assess tolerable risk in a 401k
(Networking magazine, 12/1/2012)
Actor Michael J. Fox is about to return to television with his own series, but first, he's working on finding a cure for Parkinson's Disease. This story is an in-depth profile of the actor's trials and tribulations with a background on medical trials.
(Networking magazine, 7/1/2012)
In-depth profile on actor and activist Alec Baldwin.
(Networking magazine, 7/1/2012)
An in-depth profile on the life of Matilda Cuomo, mother of New York's governor Andrew Cuomo, and wife of Mario Cuomo.
(My writing sample site, 6/1/2012)
A collection of celebrity interviews and writing samples on my portfolio site.
(U.S. News and World Report, 10/26/2015)
What analysts are watching now that Yum Brands (Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut) announced a split with its China division.
(Newsday, 1/1/2013)
Q & A with Bob Burns of Osmosis, who competes with Dell and HP.
(Newsday, 12/26/2012)
Matt Silver launched a limousine company from his basement and grew it to a 25,000 foot showroom. But times are changing for limo companies, as SUVs are starting to take over the market. The ins-and-outs of owning a limo company.
(Newsday, 11/1/2012)
Interview with a Long Island and HVAC leader on regional development.
(Newsday, 11/1/2012)
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy's devastation, an interview with Mario Saccente of the New York Sate Restaurant Association on the state of business and what it will take to rebuild.
(Newsday, 11/1/2012)
What it takes to have a successful lighting business, trends in lighting design and home decor, and a smooth father-to-son business progression.
(Newsday, 7/28/2012)
John Hogan, president of Broadridge Financial talks about how his company became listed as one of the best places to work in NY
(Newsday, 6/21/2012)
An interview with Dan Siegel, executive vice president of Lifetime Brands. Lifetime Brands has developed 30,000 kitchen and household products.
(Newsday, 5/30/2012)
An interview with Paul Elenio, CFO of the publicly traded Arbor Realty Trust, on current influences and trends in the commercial real estate market.
(Networking magazine, 12/1/2012)
Despite a crowded market and devastating office fire, the story of how Cameron Engineering became a leader in sustainability.
(Newsday, 12/1/2012)
Salvation Army's Major Guzman was new on the job when Superstorm Sandy struck, yet victims of the storm were delivered to his doorstep covered in mud, with barely the shirts on their backs. What he learned.
(Edible magazine, 10/1/2012)
New community gardens are becoming Edens for neighborhood kinship.
(Networking magazine, 2/1/2011)
An in-depth feature on offshore windpower and its markets.
Video work  
(creditcards.com, 9/1/2013)
Video: a news review of Pet Credit cards (produced and hosted by Christine Giordano)
(On Your Watch TV Show, LTV)
Tips from a headhunter about where the jobs are, and how to show that you are a clear fit for the job you want.
(On Your Watch TV Show, LTV)
A television show to the theme of helping people to find jobs and prepare for the job interview/jobsearch process. This segment is with the jobsearch guru Amanda Augustine from the jobsearch firm The Ladders, and it's geared to helping recent college grads. I conceived, produce and host the show.