A 25-year media veteran with a solid grounding in reporting and editing for outlets large and small, media new and traditional. Fluent in the literary potential for long form magazine work and the quick-hit realities of social media. Topics I've written about include (but aren't limited to) food, wine, travel, media, performing arts, politics, business, the environment, health, fitness, home and garden. See the goods at scottpruden.com/portfolio/.
Arts & Humanities
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
Newspaper - Local/Regional
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Delaware Today magazine, Wilmington, Del. (1-2), Out & About magazine, Wilmington, Del. (3-5), Main Line Today magazine, Newtown Square, Pa. (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Direct Energy Business, Pittsburgh, Pa. (10+), GlutenFreeMall.com (6-10), Signal Hill Communications, Raleigh, N.C. (6-10), North Star Media, Lancaster, Pa. (10+), YMCA of Greater Brandywine (6-10)
Other Work History
Reporter, copy editor, news editor, photographer, page designer and for daily and community newspapers in Philadelphia, southcentral Pennsylvania, Arizona and South Carolina.
Public relations writer, University of South Carolina Deparment of Media Relations
Digital photography and editing, web design, book formatting and design, basic sound editing, basic videography and editing
Windows and Mac OS, Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, OneNote, online research.
HP Pavilion G (Windows) laptop, Droid smartphone, high-speed fiber optic Internet connection, Nikon Coolpix L610 digital camera, Olympus digital voice recorder,
Available upon request
* Nominated for the 2010 Pushcart Prize for my novel "Immaculate Deception"
* Awarded four years consecutively by the South Carolina Press Association, Twice or Three Times Weekly Division
(First Place in Business Reporting, 1995 and 1996; Third Place in Business Reporting, 1993 and 1994; Third Place in Local News Reporting, 1996)
Mediabistro.com AvantGuild; Brandywine Valley Writers Group