Gayle Falkenthal

San Diego, CA USA
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Professional Experience

Award-winning content creator, journalist and PR pro. Adept with articles, columns, op-eds, blog posts, website copy. Can write any length, any style, all formats. National columnist for Communities Digital News. I write quickly, concisely, and without drama, grammatically correct and error free. Let me help you tell your story and find your voice.

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
20 Years
Editor
20 Years
Writer
20 Years

Specialty

Sports & Recreation
10 Years
Business (general)
15 Years
Law
10 Years

Industries


Online/new media
10 Years
Broadcasting - News - Radio (Local)
15 Years
PR (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Patch.com (6-10), Communities at Washington Times (10+), San Diego Daily Transcript (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Associated Builders and Contractors, San Diego (10+), San Diego County Taxpayers Assn. (10+), Fleischer & Associates (10+)

Other Work History

Director of Public Affairs, San Diego District Attorney; Communications Director and Disaster Public Affairs Officer, American Red Cross (San Diego)

Technical Skills

Photoshop

Foreign Language Skills

N/A

Unions

N/A

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office suite, general CMS

Equipment

MacBookPro user (but not a total fanboy)

Work Permits & Visas

N/A

References

Contact me for references.

Awards

San Diego Press Club, Health Care Communicators of San Diego, RTNDA Golden Mikes (Southern California broadcasting)

Associations

San Diego Press Club, Online News Association

Work Samples

General

(Communities Digital News at Washington Times 2/1/2013)
Column on current media issues; opinion, news and interviews
(Communities Digital News at Washington Times 2/1/2013)
Boxing column for national online news platform.
(Communities Digital News at Washington Times 2/1/2013)
Feature story with interview.
(Communities Digital News at Washington Times 12/26/2012)
Consumer or "how-to" story example.