Anne McCarthy Strauss

New York, NY USA
Website: annemsccarthystrauss.com
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Professional Experience

I hold a B.A. in Journalism and have fourteen years of experience as a Public Relations, Marketing & Communications Manager & Director for companies in a variety of industries. Along with freelance work, I have worked in the following industries: financial services, technology, utilities, healthcare, software, telecommunications, and logistics. On the consumer side, I have written for print publications and internet sites on such subjects as interior design, architecture, technology, bridal, lifestyle, food, travel, coaching, personal interviews, and essays. Samples of my consumer work can be found on my website at http://www.annemccarthystrauss.com/. My business work samples are available by email or Drop Box. I am currently a fulltime freelancer seeking one-time and ongoing assignments.

Expertise

Writer
25 Years
Content Editor (online)
20 Years
Copywriter
7 Years

Specialty

Home & Garden
5 Years
Lifestyle
15 Years
Health
15 Years

Industries


Marketing (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
25 Years
PR (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
25 Years
Online/new media
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

25 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Vineyard Style (10+), Old House Journal (6-10), Log Home Design Ideas (6-10), Design Trade Magazine (6-10), Design New England (1-2), Metropolitan Home (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Avotus (10+), Computer Associates (10+), Nortel Networks (10+), Motorola (6-10), Verint Systems (6-10)

Other Work History

Software Company, Director, Corporate Marketing Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Media Relations Director Nortel Networks, Public Relations Director Dime Savings Bank, Corporate Communications Manager

Technical Skills

Adobe, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Quark Express, Front Page

Computer Skills

MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Equipment

Laptop, digital camera, audio recorder, fax

Work Permits & Visas

Native U.S. citizen

References

Debbie Caporusso. Global Marketing Director, Cisive Kathleen Rohrecker. Vice President of Marketing at NS1 Brianne O’Brien, Program Manager at Secure Decisions

Associations

International Association of Business Communications, Public Relations Society of America, American Society of Journalists & Authors, ASJA

Work Samples

Shelter & Design

Website copy for interior designer
Thoughts on the design business from Elissa Cullmann, Alexa Hampton, Harry Schnaper, Mica Ertegun and Stephen Shadley
A Florida couple restores the former seaplane hangar of Jock Whitney on a Long Island estate, creating a vacation retreat full of nautical style
The homes of Northport, New York, a hamlet for Victoriana.
Family makes a home on stages where Barrymore summered.
Luxury log home in Northern California

Technology

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