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  Christine Tusher
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  An accomplished writer and editor, I specialize in lifestyle content, with an emphasis on the restaurant, hospitality, and retail sectors. I currently serve as Deputy Editor at Rundown.com.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Radio producer and editor 4 Years
Content Editor (online) 5 Years
Writer 9 Years
Specialty
Fashion 3 Years
Food 3 Years
Lifestyle 3 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
9 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Rundown.com (11+)
Other Work History
Writer/Producer/Editor, CBS News
Freelance Writer, Dotmed
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Basic Photoshop, OS 10, Windows XP
Technical Skills
Basic Photoshop Skills, advanced CMS skills
Equipment
Laptop, desktop, audio recorder, Canon digital SLR and tripod
Foreign Language Skills
Basic Spanish
Unions
WGA, AFTRA
References
Upon request.
Awards
-- 2008 RTNA Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Newscast" as writer on KCBS' coverage of the
California Supreme Court's controversial ruling on same sex marriage.
-- 2009 Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Website" as part of a team of content managers at KCBS.com
-- RTNA Golden Mike for "Best News Special" in 2006 for Money 101's in-depth look at MySpace.
-- 2007 Associated Press Television and Radio News Association Mark Twain Award in the "Best Special Program" category.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near San Francisco, CA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Food & Restaurants  
(Rundown SF, 8/14/2013)
A restaurant preview of the Park Tavern team's new opening, The Cavalier.
Fashion & Retail  
(Rundown SF, 11/13/2012)
Specialty department store Wilkes Bashford unveils its freshly remodeled -- and re-opened -- digs.
Gear  
(Rundown SF, 1/15/2013)
I highlight a theft-proof bike light with a winning design.