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  cheryl fenton
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Visit www.cherylfenton.com...Whether it's this season's favorite getaway, the latest health news, skincare advice or who's wearing what where, I've covered the bases. From editorial director to copy writer, magazines to books to blogs, my 20-year career in the media has involved me in all aspects of crafting the perfect editorial. As part of the hand that has guided several publications to award-winning success, my finger is no stranger to the pulse of today's trends and goings on in beauty, fitness, fashion, travel and lifestyle. I'm available for your creative needs--full-length features, quick-hit blurbs and blogs, brochure copy, direct email campaigns, and product copy or branding. I am the founder of EasyPeasyBlog.com, the only place for achieving beauty, fashion, life and style all in record time.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 16 Years
Editor 21 Years
Writer 21 Years
Specialty
Fitness 21 Years
Travel 21 Years
Beauty 21 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
21 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
USAirways magazine (11+), Stuff magazine (11+), Exhale magazine (11+), Gilt City (11+), Glamour magazine (11+), MDG (11+), MomTrends.com (11+), MySecretBoston.com (11+), Boston Common (11+), Boston magazine (11+), Wellesley Weston magazine (11+), Cooking Light magazine (6-10), Wallpaper magazine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
AOL - City's Best and Wow.com (11+), Cybex Fitness Equipment (11+), New Balance (11+), Pur~lisse Skin Care (11+), stride rite (11+), Timberland (3-5), Tsubo/UGG (3-5)
Other Work History
Serve as stringer for Glamour magazine; special sections writer for Boston magazine; Gilt City deal writer; interior design and beauty columnist for Stuff magazine; style writer for Exhale magazine; beauty writer for Boston Common magazine; beauty editor for Momtrends.com; restaurant blogger for MySecretBoston.com; as well as creative voice for Tsubo/UGG and Pur-lisse skin care. Also contributing writer for Boston Common, Boston, Glamour, Wallpaper, Cooking Light, USAirways, Ocean and Wellesley Weston magazines. I also write for my independent blog EasyPeasyBlog.com--beauty, fashion, life & style all in record time. During my career, I have held full-time staff positions from staff writer to editor-in-chief.
Computer Skills
Quark, Microsoft Word, Lotus, Excel, Pagemaker, Photoshop, Mac OSX, Powerpoint
Technical Skills
uploading photos to web, creating hyperlinks, simple html code
Equipment
Digital camera, scanner, laptop, desktop, photoshop, professional photo printer
References
Ariel Kanter, Gilt City Editorial Director, akanter@giltcity.com;
Jackie Houton, Managing Editor, Stuff magazine, jhouton@phx.com;
Shalini Vadhera, owner of Global Goddess skincare line and celeb makeup artist, shalinivadhera@earthlink.net
Jennifer Yen, owner/founder Pur~lisse skin care, jennifer@purlisse.com
Awards
How magazine, Client Promotions Award, New Balances Fall 06 Women Book
Silver Gamma Award, Magazine Association of Georgia (MAG), Best Over-All Issue, 1998
Gold Gamma, MAG, Best Service Journalism, 1997
Bronze Gamma, MAG, Best Editorial Commentary, 1996
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
writing samples  
(Wellesley Weston magazine, 12/1/2008)
Feature on estate jewlery
(Boston magazine, 11/1/2008)
Special Advertising Feature on Entertaining during the holidays
(Wellesley Weston magazine, 9/1/2008)
Feature on raising a healthy eater where I interviewed nutritionist and utilized government health organizational data
(Ocean magazine, 8/1/2008)
Feature on choosing the best trends for summer jewelry
(Ocean magazine, 7/8/2008)
Feature article on great products for the beach
(The WE Channel - We Go Bridal, 6/1/2008)
Online article on planning your reception for the WE channel's website on weddings and engagements - We Go Bridal
(Glamour magazine, 5/1/2008)
Quick hit one-pager on financial know-how
(Ocean magazine, 5/1/2008)
Feature article on the green movement in cosmetic and skincare lines
(Ocean magazine, 12/1/2007)
Feature on gift ideas for hostesses
(Wellesley Weston magazine, 1/1/2007)
Interview and feature article on New England Patriots football player Ted Johnson
(Boston magazine, 11/1/2006)
Special Advertising Feature on Pregnancy
(Boston magazine, 6/1/2006)
Special Features section on Destination Maine
(Industry Magazine, 9/1/2005)
Feature on the Boston night club/restaurant
marketing/ad copy  
(Pur~lisse skin care, 10/10/2009)
Product copy for upscale skin care line created by actress Jennifer Yen.
(Global Goddess Beauty, 1/1/2009)
Product copy and branding for international makeup line Global Goddess Beauty, founder by celebrity makeup artist Shalini Vadhera
(Mirror magazine, 1/1/2007)
(New Balance/MDG, 10/1/2006)
New Balance Fall Women's Book that won the How magazine Client Promotions Award for Best Copy
blogs  
(Cheryl Fenton, 1/1/2010)
What happens when a professional fashion and beauty writer has a baby? She blogs about it! Enter Easy Peasy--beauty, fashion, life & style all in record time.
(www.hotmomsclub.com, 1/1/2009)
Contact Info
  cheryl fenton
53 Elm Street
Medford, MA 02155
USA

Tel: 617-968-4435  
E-Mail: cheryl@cherylfenton.com
Website: http://www.cherylfenton.com