Arlene Schulman

New York, NY USA
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Professional Experience

As a writer, journalist and author, my work is distinguished by intrepid reporting and an eye - and an ear - for the slightly unusual angle. My work has appeared in books, magazines, newspapers and on the web. As a creative and committed communications professional with an established record of achievement, I have exceptional skills in writing, editing, and project management. My background includes higher education, fundraising, journalism, publishing, and teaching. Examples of my work can be found at ArlenesScratchPaper.blogspot.com

Expertise

Book Author
15 Years
Reporter
15 Years
Writer
20 Years

Specialty

Arts & Humanities
10 Years
Sports & Recreation
20 Years
Crime
7 Years

Industries


Book Publishing Consumer
10 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
20 Years
Newspaper - National
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

New York Daily News (4), New York Post (4), New York Times (4), El Diario-La Prensa (4)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Mount Sinai Medical Center (1), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2), Penn Group Ghostwriting (2)

Other Work History

Associate Director, Institutional Advancement Communications 2007 to December 2010 Senior Writer, Department of Communications and Public Affairs Yeshiva University, NYC Wrote and edited journals, letters, invitations, scripts and written materials for print and online media Managed projects from conception to completion, including e-mail blasts and photography Connected with office of University president, deans, faculty, board members, donors and potential donors on daily and/or weekly basis for publications and events Communications Writer, Major Gifts and Development Hadassah, NYC 2006 to 2007 Conceived, wrote and edited publications including newsletters, letters, reports, internal website content, press releases, e-mail blasts, invitations and certificates Managed projects from conception to mailing

Computer Skills

Microsoft Outlook, Word, some Excel

Equipment

Apple laptop, digital camera

References

By request.

Awards

James Thurber Writer in Residence Yaddo Residency New York Public Library Recommended Reading List: 23rd Precinct: The Job, Robert F. Kennedy: Promise for the Future, Muhammad Ali: Champion. Society of Childrens Book Writers Golden Kite Award for Best Non-Fiction Book: Carmines Story A.J. Liebling Award for Outstanding Boxing Writing by Boxing Writers Association of America Newspaper Guild of New Yorks Front Page Award for Sports Reporting Gannett, Inc. for Exclusive and Outstanding Reporting Miller Lite Womens Sports Journalism Award

Associations

New York Women in Communications Association of Fundraising Professionals PEN (Poets, Essayists, Novelists) Women in Development Society of Silurians Newswomens Club of New York

Work Samples

General

(8/9/2011)
A look back at my colleagues in the sports business
(2/7/2016)
Brochures, journals, scripts, book samples, and other written materials available on request.
(2/7/2016)
Excerpt from my book