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  Michael Berick
Professional/Personal Overview
  From under-the-radar bands to over-the-top family entertainment, hip dining to free events they are all among the pop culture topics that I write about. I have written about music and books for outlets like the L.A. Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly and the LA Weekly. As LA Parent Magazine calendar editor, I write the monthly event listings, CD and DVD reviews and spotlight pieces; I am also NAPPA judge for childrens music. I was a regular contributor to Citys Best Los Angeles, doing a weekly musician Q&A and a column on free events, as well as articles on other L.A.-based happenings. My writing experience also includes penning press bios, catalog content and liner notes. Additionally, I worked in the film industry for many years, which has provided me with a good understanding of the show business world.
Work Info
Writer 10 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 3 Years
Music 10 Years
Entertainment 10 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
City's Best Los Angeles (11+), Cleveland Scene (11+), LA Parent Magazine (11+), New Times weeklies (11+), LA Times (6-10), M: Music And Musicians magazine (6-10), Entertainment Weekly (3-5), San Francisco Chronicle (1-2), American Songwriter magazine (1-2)
Other Work History
I was a freelance film script analyst with a number production companies for a decade.
Computer Skills
Word, OS 10
I have an iMac, Canon elph digital camera and an audio recorder.
I have an MFA in Film History/Theory/Criticism from Columbia University and a BA in History from Kenyon College.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Los Angeles, CA. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.