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  Jason Carpenter
Professional/Personal Overview
  Freelance writer/editor with more than 17 years experience writing and editing digital content, news articles and full-length books. Ghostwriter of numerous business books and autobiographies, including an Amazon #1 best seller. Experienced journalist for all forms of digital and print media. My clients include Businessweek, Consumer Reports, the NY Post, Men's Health, Sports Illustrated, This Old House, Golf, Bride's, Maxim, Weight Watchers. Extensive experience producing copy and multi-media content for sites both small and large, paying particular attention to SEO. Skills also include writing and producing micro-documentaries and author video profiles. Media trained for network TV, radio, and speaking engagements.
Work Info
Producer (new media) 8 Years
Writer 17 Years
Editor 17 Years
Business (general) 17 Years
Health 17 Years
Home & Garden 17 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
17 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
This Old House (11+), Golf (11+), New York Post (11+), Bloomberg Businessweek (6-10), Men's Health (6-10), Stuff (3-5), Maxim (3-5), Consumer Reports (3-5)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Carter & Burgess (11+), U.S. Cellular (11+), Weight Watchers (11+)
Other Work History
Weight Watchers, Men's Site Editor 2007-2010
This Old House, Senior Editor 2004-2007
Franklin Report, Managing Editor 2001-2004
eTown.com, Senior News Editor 2000-2001
ycraze.com, Editor-in-chief 1999-2000
Westfield News, Editor 1998-1999
Daily Hampshire Gazette, Writer 1997-1998
Computer Skills
SEO, CMS, WordPress, Word, Excel, Photoshop, Basic HTML, Basic Quark, Web-based database management
Technical Skills
Copywriting,ghostwriting, web copy, proofreading, editing, video production,all aspects of publishing industry.
Full Professional Digital Photo (Nikon) and Video (Canon) production suite. In addition to traditional home-business communication and production tools.
Foreign Language Skills
Basic Portuguese and Spanish
Work Permits & Visas
Brazilian Visa
References available upon request.
- Henry Luce Awards (2006, Time Inc.)
- Panelist for YouTube and social media conferences
- This Old House article featured on Today show
- Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award (given to The Franklin Report: - The Insider's Guide to Home Services, for which I was the managing editor)
Avantguild, of course (mediabistro)
Many additional clips, in the form of large PDF files, available upon request.
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
(YouTube, Carpyeditor)
I have extensive experience with social media, including YouTube, which named me one of its most influential users for its five-year anniversary, and invited me to speak at several conferences. This honor was based on my more than 75 testimonial videos depicting my bone marrow transplant
(US Cellular)
I am currently working with U.S. Cellular in revamping their video strategy and serving as a Web video production consultant for a new site aimed at small- to medium-sized businesses.
(Habitat Magazine)
(This Old House)
Contact Info
  Jason Carpenter
New York, NY 

E-Mail: jason@carpyeditor.com
Website: http://www.carpyeditor.com