A. Richard Langley

Marietta, GA USA
Website: www.mediabistro.com/ARichardLangley
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Professional Experience

My deep and diverse editorial background includes pieces in consumer beauty, art, and lifestyle magazines; creative and production roles in technology and higher education; and ongoing participation in online writing courses from Sotheby's Institute of Art (see clips in Art. Travel, and Culture section below).

Expertise

Copy Editor
15 Years
Technical Writer
10 Years
Copywriter
3 Years

Specialty

Education
5 Years
Technology
15 Years
Arts & Humanities
5 Years

Industries


Academia Other
5 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
5 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
3 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

5 Years

Computer Skills

• PC Platform – Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat • Authoring Tools – FrameMaker, InDesign, MadCap Flare, PageMaker, and RoboHelp • CMS/Coding/Database – HTML, Knowledge Base tools, SharePoint, Silverpop, and Socialtext • Varied Working Knowledge – Mac platform and standard social media tools

References

Provide later

Awards

Merit Award (2003) Society for Technical Communication, Printed Publications Category Employee of the Month (03/09) McKesson, Physician Practice Solutions On-the-Spot Award (05/09) McKesson, Physician Practice Solutions

Work Samples

Marketing Clips

Film Pieces

(ShinyGun.com 8/25/2016)
Colorful take on the underrated 1989 cult film "Vampire's Kiss," which covered the emotional, physical, and spiritual breakdown of its longing-for-love main character (a no-holds-barred performance by Nicolas Cage).
(Peachtree International Film Society 8/25/2016)
Review of the Oscar-winning film Life is Beautiful, which the PIFS screened during its festival.
(8/25/2016)
The '80s were rife with teen, Brat Pack, and vampire flicks. "The Hunger," a high-class vampire work, was critically savaged at the time but is now a cult classic. This piece discusses the elements that make it influential, including the eclectic director, cast, and music.
(Film Threat 8/25/2016)
Piece covering actors who rolled the dice and portrayed nuns onscreen.
(Newcomer Magazine 8/25/2016)
Piece on notable films shot in Georgia--and their stars and factoids--particularly in and around Atlanta.
(8/25/2016)
Edgy charticle comparing the careers, films, and lives of Joan Crawford and Cindy Crawford.

Lifestyle and Luxury

(Atlanta Citymag 8/25/2016)
Piece on affordable and helpful ways to pamper yourself.
(Capricious -- Roswell, GA 8/25/2016)
(Atlanta Citymag 8/25/2016)
Piece about shopping for fragrances and my experiences with cologne.

Art, Travel, and Culture

(8/25/2016)
Flyer promoted and provided registration information for an antiques buying-and-selling trip to Buenos Aires that I co-led.
(8/25/2016)
Piece covers the illuminating week my girlfriend and I spent in a Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn during Christmas 2013.
(TripAdvisor 8/25/2016)
Sept. 15, 2015, review of Lotte New York Palace
(Sotheby's Institute of Art 2/19/2016)
Synopsis of Sarah Emerson exhibition, "The Unbearable Flatness of Being"
(8/25/2016)
A soleful piece on how the brand, style, and quality of a man's shoes attract attention as much as his physical and emotional makeup.
(Sotheby\'s Institute of Art 2/1/2016)
(Sotheby's Institute of Art 2/1/2016)
One thousand word essay on Sarah Emerson's exhibition "The Unbearable Flatness of Being."
(8/25/2016)
Fun piece on the history and cultural influence of cashmere.
(Art & Antiques magazine 8/25/2016)
Front-of-book piece about my experience buying and selling antique collectibles in Buenos Aires.

Dining and Nightlife

(Newcomer Magazine 8/25/2016)
Appetite-inducing takes on premier power lunch spots in the ATL.
(BlackBook Magazine 8/25/2016)
Punchy blurbs on Atlanta's nightlife and dining hot spots
(Newcomer Magazine 8/25/2016)
Review of Genki restaurant in Atlanta.
(Newcomer Magazine 8/25/2016)
Review of Luna Si restaurant in Atlanta.

Celebrities and Entertainment

(Newcomer Magazine 8/25/2016)
Profile of renowned Atlanta concert promoter Peter Conlon.
(Atlanta Citymag 8/25/2016)
Piece on well-known NYC-connected celebrities who made their initial marks in the ATL.
(8/25/2016)
Covers the intriguing career of Jennifer Jason Leigh, who has convincingly portrayed a plethora of prostitutes and a diverse lot of other suffering souls.