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  Patrick ONeill
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  As a broadcast/web journalist, Ive covered everything from the mayhem of the financial crisis to the secrets of being a four-star bartender, while my advertising & promotional work has ranged from writing commercials for the Wall Street Journal to offering tips on grilling the perfect steak. www.patrickjoneill.com
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 25 Years
Editor 25 Years
Writer 30 Years
Specialty
Food 10 Years
Personal Finance 30 Years
Business (general) 30 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
35 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Dow Jones (11+), Bloomberg Radio (11+), Inside F&B (3-5), Hamowy, Conigliaro & Assoc (1-2), Fox News Radio (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Bloomberg LP (11+), Dow Jones (11+), Vanguard Direct (3-5), Webb Communications (3-5), Barron's (3-5), Fox News Radio (1-2), Hamowy, Conigliaro & Assoc (1-2)
Other Work History
Executive Producer, Bloomberg Radio, 2007-2009
Sr News Editor, Wall St Journal Radio, 1998-2007
News Editor/Reporter/Anchor, Wall St Journal Radio, 1982-1998
Freelance Writer, Good Housekeeping, 1997-2002
Freelance Writer, Viacom, 1989-1990
Freelance Reporter, WKTU-FM, 1981-1983
Freelance Reporter, WPLJ-FM, 1981
Reporter, Writer, WRVR-FM, 1977-1981
Computer Skills
Microsoft Word
Technical Skills
Audio editing (Adobe Audition, Cool Edit Pro, INews)
Equipment
Dell XPS laptop computer
Sony digital audio recorder
Sony digital cameera
References
Available upon request; include executives at Bloomberg LP, Dow Jones and Hearst Publications
Awards
Winner Culintro Food Writer Challenge 2009
Associations
Culintro Culinary Trade Association
James Beard Foundation
Society of Professional Journalists
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Business Writing  
(Hamowy, Conigliaro & Assoc., 6/1/2007)
Brochure, Web content sales piece for an elite financial services firm.
Food Writing  
(Inside F&B, 9/15/2010)
Hitting the right note with a restaurant playlist
(Inside F&B, 5/10/2010)
The importance of good service in the restaurant & bar business
(Inside F&B, 12/10/2009)
Exploring culinary team-building as a revenue producer
Radio Ads  
(Wall Street Journal, 1/1/2007)
Several radio commercials for the The Wall Street Journal designed to bolser newsstand sales.
Website Content  
(Webb Communications, 9/6/2010)
Patient Advocates for Medical Billing Issues
(Maltajo Productions, 6/1/2010)
Audio & Video Production Studio