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  Dick Pirozzolo
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Journalist, Media Relations Expert & Author whose credits include hundreds of national consumer and trade magazine articles and four nonfiction books.

Recent articles on banking, foreign exchange, medical technology and US foreign policy.

Author of four books on Homebuilding.

Credits include: Consumers' Digest, Yankee,Washington Times, The Boston Herald, Banking Technology, e-Forex Magazine, Transpacific Magazine, Natural Home and PCB (Printed Circuit Board) Magazine.

Commercial client history: UBS, Wilmington Trust, Mass Mutual, United Technologies and the Governments of Vietnam and Japan.

Corporate bios: A History of TV for WBZ-TV (CBS) and "Oriental Rugs of the Silk Route", Rizzoli, New York.

Memberships: National Press Club, Washington, DC, Society of Professional Journalists, Foreign Press Association and editorial board of Boston Global Forum, a think tank focused on Asia-Pacific policy.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Content Editor (online) 15 Years
Copywriter 20 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Business (general) 25 Years
Finance 20 Years
Technology 12 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
25 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Timber Frame Home (11+), Banking Technology (11+), Gibbs Smith (Book Publishers) (3-5), Globe Pequot Press (Book Publishers) (3-5), Builder Magazine (3-5), Lodging Hospitality (3-5), New England Real Estate Journal (3-5), PCB Magazine (3-5), The Boston Herald (3-5), Vietnam Business Journal (3-5), Washington Times (1-2), Systems Builder (1-2), The Advertiser (1-2), Yankee (1-2), Rizzoli (Book Publishers) (1-2), Oil Daily (1-2), Luxury Wood Homes (1-2), Natural Home (1-2), Caviar Affair (1-2), Consumers' Digest (1-2), Dan's Hamptons (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
FCM360, High Speed Computer Trading (11+), Legacy Financial Advisors, Inc. (11+), Mass Design, Inc. Printed Circuit Boards (11+), Rypos, Advanced Clean Diesel Technology (11+), SIBOS - Banking Technology Conference (11+), Trayport Ltd, UK Trading Platform (11+), UBS - AgriVest (Investment Division) (11+), J/Brice International. Hotel Development (6-10), Government of Japan (3-5), Billy Sims-China Food Group (3-5), National Association of Homebuilders (1-2), Wilmington Trust (1-2), Wright Express, Motor Fleet IT & Financial Svces (1-2)
Other Work History
Pirozzolo Company, a Boston-based Media Relations and Communications Consulting Firm, Worcester Telegram, Boston University Public Relations Manager, WBZ-TV Public Relations Consultant, US Air Force Information Officer
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Technical Skills
Project Management, Event Management. Event and Architectural Photography, Photo Styling, Photo Editing, shelter magazine article production
Equipment
Nikon D-600 and lighting
References
Jay Cassell, editor, Skyhorse Publishing, (212) 643-6816 x 266; Jubin Pejman, FCM 360, ( 917) 650-5725, Marcel Kay, Aité Consulting, Tel +44 (0)207 092 8137; Jeffrey Ornstein, CEO, J/Brice Design, 617-695-9456; Charles Jago, editor eForex Magazine, +44 1736 74 11 44
-2797,
Awards
Bell Ringer
Associations
The National Press Club, Washington, DC, Society of Professional Journalists, the Foreign Press Association of New York, am on the editorial board of Boston Global Forum, a think tank focused on Asia-Pacific policy and the PR Committee of the New England Canada Business Council.
Other
Highpoints:

Recently assigned to cover SIBOS Boston, the international banking technology conference for Banking Technology Magazine.

Editor of Forex Summit, a monthly online publication covering foreign exchange trading and technology.

Under contract with Skyhorse Publishing, New York for my first novel "Leaving Saigon," 2016.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Security Magazine, Protecting the Homeland Innovations, 10/1/2012)
Article recommends putting old-fashioned cop-on-the-corner tactics to work when it comes to fighting terrorism in the United States. Quotes antiterrorism authority Todd Mc Ghee who figured prominently in revamping security at Logan International following 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.
(PCB Magazine, 9/1/2012)
SUMMARY: While John Q. Public is thinking about healthcare reform during this presidential election year, PCB makers are focusing on technol- ogy that will improve home-based monitoring and treatment.
(Caviar Affair Magazine, 12/1/2010)
PhiliP Johnson's famous glass house in new Canaan, ConneCtiCut, obsCured the distinC- tion between indoor and outdoor living sPaCe. The house, completed in 1949, was hugely inno- vative with its modern window walls that let nature and light pour in. Inspired by Johnson is Ebrahim Nana, designer and
(Trayport/Oil Daily, 9/1/2010)
Ghostwriter of Op-Ed piece on Carbon Trading for Jubin Pejman of Trayport, Ltd., appearing in Oil Daily. Trayport is the dominant carbon trading platform used in the European Union.
(The Griffin Report, 9/1/2010)
Report on how the BP spill impacted the seafood industry in the US
(J/Brice Design- Qatar Construction, 3/10/2010)
Speech Coverage. Jeffrey Ornstein, CEO, JBrice Design, Inc. in Doha, Qatar on the outlook and trends to watch in the hotel industry in the Middle East. Notably, the Middle East hospitality industry is developing a unique style and identity.
(Consumers' Digest, 3/1/2010)
Review of Ceiling Fans covering product selection, energy and latest lighting requirements.
(Natural Home Magazine, 3/1/2009)
How tax incentives for going green in your home can put some green in your wallet.
(Globe Pequot Press, 9/2/2007)
Sample Chapter from The Timberframe Way, book on luxury home deign and interiors. See details on this and other books on the home by Dick Pirozzolo at www.Amazon.com
(The Affuent Page, New York, 9/2/2001)
Article for New York-based lifestyle magazine covering luxury lifestyles, products and services. Publisher EPIC ONE MEDIA LLC. Published on a monthly basis. Perfect bound, glossy. For a complete clip, please e-mail me at dick@pirozzolo.com.
(Aircraft Interiors)
Cover Feature on private and corporate aircraft ownership.
Contact Info
  Dick Pirozzolo
PO Box 812-909
Wellesley, MA 02482
USA

Tel: 781-235-9911  
E-Mail: dick@pirozzolo.com
Website: http://www.pirozzolo.com