RACHELLE D. THOMAS
1108 HUDSON STREET • CONDO 1A • HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY 07030 • (917) 617-0410
Marketing and Promotion / Web Content / Writing & Editing
Creative professional with more than 6 years experience in the television industry, an excellent education in marketing and communication, and strong familiarity with daytime programming content and advertising strategies. Success composing well-crafted articles for major websites and content editing. Make high-impact decisions based on advanced industry knowledge. Proven exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and complete concurrent projects by deadline in a fast-paced environment. Provide outstanding leadership and facilitate interdepartmental communication, along with skillful communication with all levels of professionals, entry level to upper management. Will travel if necessary.
RIGHT MEDIA NETWORKS October 2009 – Present
Freelance Writer & Editor
Write and edit daily blogs about celebrities, television, sports, music, fashion and all breaking entertainment news stories for various sites in the Right Media Network. Conduct all interviews for main website RightCelebrity.com.
DAYTIMEBUZZ.COM July 2008 – July 2010
Editorial Manager & Contributing Writer
Wrote and edited blogs about Daytime Soap Operas. Site owned and operated by myself.
WATCHINGREALITYTV.COM May 2008 - August 2009
Wrote multiple blogs each week about Reality TV.
TVFANATIC.TODAY.COM August 2008 - January 2009
Wrote daily blogs that pertain to television.
TV MEGASITE.NET January 2007 - January 2008
Editorial & Content Manager / Contributing Writer
Evaluated, edited and approved content for As the World Turns commentary, recaps, and additional show-related information. Composed daily General Hospital recaps for online publication.
ABOUT.COM May 2007 - June 2008
Wrote and posted weekly recaps for As the World Turns.
Grand View College Des Moines, IA
Bachelor of Science in MASS COMMUNICATION May 1998
Concentration: Media Marketing
Extensive knowledge of Windows XP, Microsoft (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, FrontPage, Access), Adobe (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere), Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, HTML, Final Cut Pro, Wordpress, optimizing SEO and Google Analytics.