Angela Mitchell

620 Comstock St. #204, Seattle 98109

Professional Experience

I'm an experienced freelance writer, publicist, ghostwriter and editor available to support companies worldwide per-project or on retainer. I'm affordable, successful, and responsible, offering great clips/samples and over 20 years of industry success. My ghostwritten books have won multiple industry awards.


20 Years
16 Years
20 Years


18 Years
Consumer Products
16 Years
Other, Specify
20 Years


PR (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
20 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
18 Years
Online/new media
16 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Markee Magazine (3-5), Pinnacle Post (10+), Mr. X Effects (10+), Piranha Productions (10+), (10+), Triad Studios (6-10), OceanFootage/NatureFootage (10+), Silverman Stock (6-10), Footage Bank (6-10), Hatmaker (10+), Smash (10+), Big Blue Dot (10+), Photonica (10+), Frantic Films (6-10), Mad Cow Pictures (1-2), Producers Library Service

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Classic Wire Cut (10+), FlatRate Moving (10+), Ilaria Barion LLC (10+), NextUp Technologies (10+), C&H Glassworks (6-10), JMOR (6-10), Magical Strings (10+), Bin Software (1-2), (10+), FastSpring (10+), The Heller Organization (3-5), Shleppers (10+), Flatrate Moving (10+), Natural Learning Concepts (10+), Alicia Bertine (10+)

Other Work History

Paranoid Public Relations, 1995-Present. Founder. Clients: FastSpring, Shleppers, the Heller Organization, NextUp Technologies, Misaro, Ilaria Barion LLC, C&H Glassworks, JMOR, NLC, Kindsnacks, Space Virus, Mr. X, Assassin Records, Film Bank/ASA, PLS, Cool Beans World, Mad Cow Pictures, more. Piranha Productions (Seattle, WA), Oct 99 - Feb 01. VP/PR. Merged with client to found new PR and marketing branch. Clients included Moneytree, The Fledgling, Alaska Industrial Resources,, Seattle RV Show, STL Int'l, more. Left in 2001 to return to independent PR. WE Magazine (Dallas, TX), July 93 - 06. Tech Watch Columnist. Texas Computing/Computer Currents Magazine (Dallas, TX). May 93 - May 95 Managing Editor. Oversaw DFW and Houston edition production and layout; launched Austin/San Antonio edition. Wrote articles and editorials, edited feature content, built/managed staff on/off-site, implemented style sheets, web presence, guidelines, marketing, PR.

Technical Skills

Writing (features, publicity materials, web and marcom content), ghostwriting (article and book-length), editing, layout, some graphic design, advanced Web search/research, plus: expert-level knowledge on production/post, animation, gaming, performing arts, television and pop culture. I've published over 700 features to date in my career, with feature credits including Writer's Digest,, Computer Currents, Women's Enterprise, Minority Business News, Markee, and many more. As a skilled ghostwriter, I'm uniquely able to adapt to the subject's style, so that it's your voice the reader hears -- not mine. My ghostwritten projects have included dozens of articles including national publications, as well as book-length how-to and autobiographical projects. As a freelance marketing and PR support person managing multiple projects out-of-house, I'm highly skilled at everything from project management to marketing and editorial calendar assembly and management, and also provide able support on

Computer Skills

Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office 360, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Corel PhotoPaint, Camtasia, Acrobat, MailChimp, Outlook, Chrome, Explorer, Final Draft, PowerPoint. Project Management platform expertise includes Asana, Confluence, Hubspot. PC (Windows 10).


High-end Windows desktop systems and laptops, standard peripherals, high-speed wireless, etc.


Jason Foodman, Sean Horrigan, Jene Aviram, many more -- please query for rave reviews and recommendations.


PRSA, Avantguild

Work Samples

PR Successes and Pickups

(Frantic Films, Digital Content Producer 3/1/2003)
Another sample production/post success, for effects studio Frantic Films, with a major feature on their beautiful work for the motion picture, The Core.
(Big Blue Dot in FAST COMPANY 8/1/1998)
Another sample success, with this great full-page feature for our creative client, Big Blue Dot, in high-profile print magazine Fast Company.
(Multiple (Spanning 1995-2009) 9/3/2009)
A quick look at some of my favorite PR successes for companies and studios across the globe. Includes successes for clients in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Gamasutra, The London Times, Adweek, Brandweek, Shoot, StudioDaily, 'boards, UrbanDaddy, USA Today, The Seattle Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Real Deal, Happen, Men's Health... many more!
(The Seattle Wedding Show, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 5/1/2000)
Another sample success, this time a frothy PR success for The Seattle Wedding Show, with major visibility achieved in all major local papers and TV outlets.
(The Fledgling, USA Today 8/17/2000)
Another example of PR persistence achieving big results -- our PR for the Fledgling resulted in a number of high-profile pieces nationwide, including this one for USA Today.
(Timothy R. V. Foster, AdSlogans 8/20/2003)
A terrific example of PR visibility for ongoing client Timothy R. V. Foster and AdSlogans, in this terrific piece in the Wall Street Journal spotlighting the slogan expert's unique industry niche.
(FlatRate Elite, UrbanDaddy 8/7/2007)
Another great success for FlatRate moving, with this high-profile piece in UrbanDaddy on their new luxury service, FlatRate Elite. It's a great example of PR that goes beyond general news and hits right at the core of the desired demographic.
(Brandweek 2/3/2003)
An example of a major article placement for global advertising expert Timothy R. V. Foster. Created the article in tandem with foster, then pitched and achieved successful publication in Brandweek within 1 week of submission.
(Ilaria Barion, for HAPPEN Magazine 7/1/2007)
A major feature pitched on behalf of Ilaria Barion and her "Stage to Date" staging service, for HAPPEN magazine ( Achieved a two-page (two-screen) spread in online publication targeting singles, and brought to life in a creative and memorable "his and hers" advice format by writer Katherine Dykstra.
(The Dreamhive's work for Madonna (Stereoboard) 10/3/2008)
Our campaign on The Dreamhive's exciting work for Madonna achieved several successes including this great piece in Stereoboard.
(FlatRate Moving, The New York Times 11/19/2006)
A major PR success for FlatRate -- quotation by the company as a reputable source in the New York Times, and advising others on how to choose the best and most trustworthy movers on their own.
(Teeter Hangups, The New York Times 9/15/1997)
A great example of what pitching the press can achieve, with this feature in The New York Times spotlighting Teeter Hang Ups and their inversion therapy products.
(The Seattle RV & Outdoor Rec Show, The Seattle Times 3/3/2000)
PR Success for the Seattle RV & Outdoor recreation show -- we achieved full-page features in both the Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer, as well as TV features by all 3 local networks.
(AdSlogans in the Financial Times 9/8/2003)
Another sample success for client AdSlogans in a full-length feature for the distinguished Financial Times.
(Ilaria Barion, The Real Deal 7/1/2007)
Another sample success for client Ilaria Barion, New York's leading stager, on her unique and exciting "Stage to Date" service, achieved in The Real Deal.
(OceanFootage, 'boards Magazine 9/1/2004)
A great feature achieved for leading stock footage provider OceanFootage, in leading trade magazine 'boards -- exactly where they wanted to be.
(Mr. X, Film & Video Magazine 8/4/2004)
Mr. X received raves for its work 'imagining the new zombie apocalypse,' and here discusses its work for the high-profile Dawn of the Dead remake in Film & Video -- a direct result of our story pitch.
(Space Virus, Video Systems Magazine 10/1/2003)
Here's a great example of press achieved by a simple and aggressive PR campaign on behalf of creative wizard Philip Owens and Space Virus. His Quiksilver display in Times Square was impossible to miss -- and I was able to get him press to match!

Graphic Design Samples (Paranoid Creative Products)

(Paranoid Creative 10/27/2016)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)
(Paranoid Creative 9/3/2009)
Copy/Graphic Design Sample (for successful Cafepress line of products)

Published Article Samples

(WE Magazine (1993-2006) 10/27/2016)
Just one of over 100 articles published for my ongoing TechWatch column at WE (Women's Enterprise). Please contact me for additional samples.
(Various 9/3/2009)
I've achieved over a dozen ghostwritten article credits for clients in such publications as RealScreen, Electronic Media, Underwater, Antique Trader Weekly, Brandweek, Game Developer, and many more. I also most recently ghostwrote a full-length nonfiction book for a client that was written on an extremely short deadline (composition from September-December 2008) with publication in Spring 2009, to excellent industry reviews. Please query for individual samples, as for confidentiality reasons I do not post ghostwriting samples publicly.
(Computer Currents 1/1/1995)
A sample of one of my dozens of editorials written as the Managing Editor of the Texas editions (D/FW, Houston, and Austin/San Antonio) of Computer Currents Magazine. In my two years as editor, I published dozens of editorials, features, cover stories, and also served as a local quotable source on the computer industry in The Dallas Morning News, Women's Enterprise, Minority Business News, and more.