A. Richard Langley

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

I am a versatile and driven senior writer/editor of consumer magazine editorial (art, lifestyle, and entertainment) and technology and marketing content (e-newsletters and messaging). I also top edit content for grammar, style, and tone; ensure branding consistency; and secure legal approval for all materials.

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

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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 5/26/2016)
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 5/26/2016)
Review of the Oscar-winning film Life is Beautiful, which the PIFS screened during its festival.
(5/26/2016)
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 5/26/2016)
Piece covering actors who rolled the dice and portrayed nuns onscreen.
(Newcomer Magazine 5/26/2016)
Piece on notable films shot in Georgia--and their stars and factoids--particularly in and around Atlanta.
(5/26/2016)
Edgy charticle comparing the careers, films, and lives of Joan Crawford and Cindy Crawford.

Lifestyle and Luxury

(Atlanta Citymag 5/26/2016)
Piece on affordable and helpful ways to pamper yourself.
(Capricious -- Roswell, GA 5/26/2016)
(Atlanta Citymag 5/26/2016)
Piece about shopping for fragrances and my experiences with cologne.

Art, Travel, and Culture

(5/26/2016)
Flyer promoted and provided registration information for an antiques buying-and-selling trip to Buenos Aires that I co-led.
(5/26/2016)
Piece covers the illuminating week my girlfriend and I spent in a Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn during Christmas 2013.
(TripAdvisor 5/26/2016)
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"
(5/26/2016)
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."
(5/26/2016)
Fun piece on the history and cultural influence of cashmere.
(Art & Antiques magazine 5/26/2016)
Front-of-book piece about my experience buying and selling antique collectibles in Buenos Aires.

Dining and Nightlife

(Newcomer Magazine 5/26/2016)
Appetite-inducing takes on premier power lunch spots in the ATL.
(BlackBook Magazine 5/26/2016)
Punchy blurbs on Atlanta's nightlife and dining hot spots
(Newcomer Magazine 5/26/2016)
Review of Genki restaurant in Atlanta.
(Newcomer Magazine 5/26/2016)
Review of Luna Si restaurant in Atlanta.

Celebrities and Entertainment

(Newcomer Magazine 5/26/2016)
Profile of renowned Atlanta concert promoter Peter Conlon.
(Atlanta Citymag 5/26/2016)
Piece on well-known NYC-connected celebrities who made their initial marks in the ATL.
(5/26/2016)
Covers the intriguing career of Jennifer Jason Leigh, who has convincingly portrayed a plethora of prostitutes and a diverse lot of other suffering souls.