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  Paul Toth
Professional/Personal Overview
  From my 9/11 novel selected by Shelf Unbound Magazine as the 4th Best Independent Novel of 2011 to nonfiction for Salon.com, to press releases, video and audio scripts and much more for Smart Recovery, an alternative addiction recovery group with a massive Internet presence I assisted in fostering, I pride myself on being adaptable to any project that comes my way. With a recent MA in Communications and Leadership from Gonzaga University (3.98 GPA), I'm narrowing my career focus to copywriting as I continue working part-time on a major nonfiction book.
Work Info
Copywriter 3 Years
Book Author 10 Years
Editor 25 Years
Law 6 Years
Medicine 6 Years
Books & Literature 30 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
30 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
SMART Recovery (nonprofit) (11+), Bleak House Books (1-2), Norman Bell (author) (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Art Bell Newsletter (radio magazine) (11+), Raw Dog Screaming Press (1-2), Salon.com (1-2)
Other Work History
In-house work included editing legal-medical documents fro my early twenties to my final job as a legal assistant, which ended in 2001 when I began my freelance career.
Computer Skills
HTML, some flash, all word processors, all operating systems
Technical Skills
Video editing using Final Cut and Sony Vegas. Audio editing using Sony Acid and Adobe Audition.
Digital camera, voice-over. I've produced a few freelance programs for CBC Radio One.
Foreign Language Skills
English Only
Work Permits & Visas
Valid Passport
Upon request
Author of Shelf Magazine's 4th Best Independent Novel of 2011

nominated numerous times for the Pushcart Prize, Best American Mystery Stories and The Million Writers Award.
Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media
Research Gate
My MA in Communications & Leadership focused on mass media and how it is consumed and processed. My novel-writing background provides proof of my creativity, while my work for an attorney and later as a volunteer PR assistant for SMART Recovery grounded me in very real everyday issues as they are addressed in very specific, targeted formats.
Freelancer Availability
Not currently, but interested in pursuing it. I live near Flint, MI. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
(Various, 2/11/2014)
Creative briefs, banners, posters, writing samples, bio...the whole shebang,