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  Eyal Goldshmid
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am an outgoing, creative, self-starting individual with superb communication and investigative skills. I have more than a decade of professional writing and editing experience, including several with outlets like the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel and CitySearch.com, and I have an abundance of new media experience, working as part of the editorial staff for two prominent newspaper sites in Florida, TCPalm.com and OrlandoSentinel.com.

In addition, I am fluent in countless software applications and computer languages, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (for digital photography and graphic design), Quark and InDesign (newsletter and brochure layout) and HTML (website design, content management, XML production) and currently am the newsletter and website editor for the International FOP Association, a weekly web and print columnist with two Florida papers, and a public relations and marketing writer, among other things. I look forward to working with you.
Work Info
Content Editor (online) 7 Years
Editor 10 Years
Writer 10 Years
Lifestyle 10 Years
Technology 7 Years
Travel 5 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
12 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (11+), Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers (11+), Orlando Sentinel (11+), OverTime Magazine (6-10), Parenting Teens Online (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
International FOP Association (nonprofit) (11+), Quantified Marketing Group (11+), What My Family Should Know (1-2)
Other Work History
Project Lead for Harcourt School Publishers' Digital Media Department; Marketing Manager and web editor for the International FOP Association; Public Relations Writer for Quantified Marketing Group
Computer Skills
Fluent in numerous software applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), Access, Outlook, Publisher and Pagemaker; Lotus Notes; Corel PerfectOffice (WordPerfect, QuattroPro, etc.); Quicken; MS Money; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign and Freehand; QuarkXpress, Visio, Editworks, Homesite, Vignette CMA, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, etc.
Technical Skills
Web design, website and new media content production; digital photography and photo editing, graphic design, newsletter design, XML content production
Laptop, desktop, digital camera (Olympus SP 500UZ)
Foreign Language Skills
Read and write Spanish and Hebrew (intermediate skill)
Available upon request
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Orlando, FL. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
(Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, 5/2/2007)
One of my more recent columns for the Scripps papers, which offers technical support to seniors and computer beginners.
(OverTime Magazine, 3/1/2007)
This is a technology feature -- catering to a high-end clientele -- that highlights some cool gadgets that simplify the hassle of setting up and integrating modern home electronics.
(Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, 2/20/2007)
This is a fun web/technology feature that digs into office Oscar pool fad.
(Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, 2/13/2007)
This is a fun features piece, written for Valentine's Day, that highlights some of the more niche-market romance sites available out there.
(FOP Connection, 2/1/2007)
This is a newsier piece offering an overview of a dinner party fundraiser held simultaneously by dozens of families across the globe. It was written for a nonprofit publication published six times a year -- I am the editor and designer of the publication as well.
(Orlando Sentinel, 4/1/2006)
This is a travel feature/personality piece digging into some of the Orlando area's naturalistic attractions.
(Quantified Marketing Group, 2/2/2006)
This is profile of Bruce Dawson, former president of Dean and Deluca and supermarket chain Kash n Karry, who recently moved to Florida to open a beach-themed restaurant.
(Quantified Marketing Group, 12/5/2005)
This is a business profile press release/trend article written for prominent restaurant group E-Brands.
(FOP Connection, 8/1/2005)
This is a newsier piece recapping some significant advocacy efforts of the IFOPA, a nonprofit organization. I not only wrote the story but also designed the layout of the organization's Advocacy section of its website (and the layout of this page, which looks choppy as a PDF here, I'm afraid).
(Lea and Perrins/Quantified Marketing Group, 5/23/2005)
A profile of famed San Francisco chef Ruta Kahate for the Lea & Perrins' Art of Flavor promotional program.