Carolyn Richardson

Encino, CA USA
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Professional Experience

Carolyn Richardson is a writer and business consultant who specializes in parenting, health, fitness, and lifestyle content. She also provides copy for marketing collateral for businesses small and large with interests in music, film, and interactive media.

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
7 Years
Copy Editor
7 Years
Writer
10 Years

Specialty

Entertainment
10 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers
5 Years
Health
6 Years

Industries


Broadcasting - Ent - TV (Local)
6 Years
Newsletter - Consumer
4 Years
Online/new media
8 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

LA Parent Magazine (10+), Livestrong.com (3-5), Entertainment Tonight/The Insider (10+), CalorieCount/About.Com (10+), Examiner.com (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Grammy.com (1-2), LoftandBalcony.com (1-2), Narip.com (1-2)

Other Work History

I have worked full time as a music business consultant for SonyBMG, Image Entertainment, Live Nation, and Entertainment Tonight and The Insider.

Technical Skills

Photo Editing (Photoshop), Access to Video editing(Avid, Final Cut)

Computer Skills

Expert with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, Basic HTML code, and can work Mac and PC Operating Systems. I also have extensive experience using different online platforms including Wordpress and CMS to edit and publish content.

Equipment

Desktop Dell PC, Laptop Dell PC, Desktop Mac, ProTools for audio recordings, Flipcam HD, Digital Audio Recorder, Nikon D90 with still and video capabilities

References

Available Upon Request

Associations

American Society of Journalists and Authors

Work Samples

Health and Fitness

(The New York Times/CalorieCount.About.Com 7/29/2016)
While controlling how much you eating is the physical means to losing weight, rewriting your eating philosophy is
(CalorieCount.About.Com 7/29/2016)
The thought of satisfying your sweet tooth and junk food cravings probably conjures up images of chocolate chip cookies, salty fries, and Cherry Garcia ice cream. These delectable treats shouldn't be doable daily if you're aiming for a healthy calorie-controlled menu.
(CalorieCount.About.Com 7/29/2016)
The first time I'd experienced a gym with a smoothie bar, I really did think I was in heaven. The problem is the misconception that smoothies are healthy is leading many people to overindulgence.

Parenting and Family

(L.A. Parent Magazine 4/13/2016)
Parents of kids with special needs are hard-pressed to allow their children to be independent, but the weight of that responsibility is to heavy a burden for parents who are already working hard to ensure their children's health and well-being in other areas. Here I share some programs that are available and some inspiration to take the leap.
(LA Parent 7/3/2015)
An interview with a pioneer of the social entrepreneurship movement explains why she chose running her own business vs. working for someone else when she became a mom.
(LA Parent 1/24/2015)
Grocery shopping just got easier, and you don't need a babysitter to do it.
(Calorie Count 7/29/2016)
We uncover some of the issues surrounding childhood obesity including family, school, and community dynamics.

Music Business

(National Association of Recording Industry Professionals 7/29/2016)
Carolyn Richardson spoke at NARIP's How To Market & License Music For Film & TV and provided these excellent tips.