Andrew Zaleski

Baltimore, MD USA

Professional Experience

A part-time freelancer who has covered music (Mike Posner, Chiddy Bang, Lifehouse, and more), urban farming, environmental/greening issues, the role of private schools in public education, and what you should be drinking during the summer months--and a slew of other subjects. More on


Content Editor (online)
Entry Level
4 Years
4 Years


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
Entry Level
Newspaper - Local/Regional
4 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

4 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Venues Today magazine (3-5), Urbanite magazine (3-5), College magazine (10+), The Greyhound newspaper (10+), Richmond magazine (1-2), (10+)

Other Work History

Digital Media Editor, Urbanite magazine (held currently)

Technical Skills

iMovie; Wordpress; Web 2.0

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office suite; InDesign; Illustrator; Photoshop; Audacity recording software; Windows and Mac operating systems; HTML; Flickr; well versed in social/digital media


MacBook Pro; Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28; Olympus audio recorder


1st place Region 2 Mark of Excellence Award in feature writing (Society of Professional Journalists, 2011); 2nd place Region 2 Mark of Excellence Award in non-fiction magazine writing (Society of Professional Journalists, 2011)


Writing Samples

From the blacktops of West Baltimore to the hardwood of Reitz Arena, Jamal Barney is on his game. The story of how one boy navigated a neighborhood of drug use and friends' arrests to become the Hounds' starting shooting guard. (Winner of 1st place Mark of Excellence Award for feature writing from the Society of Professional Journalists.)
Should private schools should serve the public good, and not just the kids fortunate enough to attend them?
The story of Annmarie Nitti, full-time college student and model. (Winner of 2nd place Mark of Excellence Award for non-fiction magazine writing from the Society of Professional Journalists.)
After all, did you turn down a record deal from Jay-Z?