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  Andrew Zaleski
Professional/Personal Overview
  A part-time freelancer who has covered music (Mike Posner, Chiddy Bang, Lifehouse, and more), urban farming, environmental/greening issues, the role of private schools in public education, and what you should be drinking during the summer months--and a slew of other subjects. More on www.AndrewZaleski.com.
Work Info
Content Editor (online) Entry Level
Editor 4 Years
Reporter 4 Years
No specialties specified
Total Media Industry Experience
4 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
College magazine (11+), Patch.com (11+), The Greyhound newspaper (11+), Urbanite magazine (3-5), Venues Today magazine (3-5), Richmond magazine (1-2)
Other Work History
Digital Media Editor, Urbanite magazine (held currently)
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office suite; InDesign; Illustrator; Photoshop; Audacity recording software; Windows and Mac operating systems; HTML; Flickr; well versed in social/digital media
Technical Skills
iMovie; Wordpress; Web 2.0
MacBook Pro; Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28; Olympus audio recorder
1st place Region 2 Mark of Excellence Award in feature writing (Society of Professional Journalists, 2011); 2nd place Region 2 Mark of Excellence Award in non-fiction magazine writing (Society of Professional Journalists, 2011)
B.A. in English literature with minors in journalism and African & African American Studies
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Baltimore, MD. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
Writing Samples  
(Urbanite magazine, 10/1/2011)
Should private schools should serve the public good, and not just the kids fortunate enough to attend them?
(College magazine, 11/1/2010)
The story of Annmarie Nitti, full-time college student and model. (Winner of 2nd place Mark of Excellence Award for non-fiction magazine writing from the Society of Professional Journalists.)
(The Greyhound, 10/26/2010)
From the blacktops of West Baltimore to the hardwood of Reitz Arena, Jamal Barney is on his game. The story of how one boy navigated a neighborhood of drug use and friends' arrests to become the Hounds' starting shooting guard. (Winner of 1st place Mark of Excellence Award for feature writing from t
(College magazine, 9/1/2010)
After all, did you turn down a record deal from Jay-Z?
Contact Info
  Andrew Zaleski
Baltimore, MD 

E-Mail: andrew@andrewzaleski.com
Website: http://www.AndrewZaleski.com