Scott Aruti

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

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Location:Henderson, Nevada, United States
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Scott A. Aruti
10729 Osage Winter Street, Henderson, NV 89052 702-566-6066; Mobile: 702-521-3931
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
YEE MAGAZINE – Las Vegas, NV
12/09 – Present
Senior Contributing Writer
• Senior copywriter of feature articles for Las Vegas-based upstart Chinese/English bilingual “extreme luxury lifestyle” publication
• Responsible for all pre-writing research – including one-on-one interviews – related to assigned articles
• Solely responsible for development of proficient working relationships with key public relations contacts and maintaining extensive contact database
CREATIVE WRITING SERVICES, LLC – Henderson, NV
12/07 – 2/2010
Owner/Writing Specialist
• Owner and operator of professional creative copywriting service
• Created media materials for clients including full press kits, press releases and professional biographies*
• Wrote and produced professional level resumes*
• Provided eye-catching copywriting for website content, advertising flyers, business slogans and brochures*

CASINO PLAYER PUBLISHING, LLC – Las Vegas, NV
8/05 – 3/06
Associate Editor – Casino Player/Strictly Slots
• Key staff writer for renowned publications showcasing the world and lifestyle of casino gaming
• Responsible for feature-length and cover article assignments encompassing “Property Spotlight” casino/hotel overviews and wide-ranging human interest-type stories, in addition to organizing news “Buzz” sections and writing “Things We Love” editorial column in Casino Player*
• Interacted with art department for article layout assistance and contribution of written captions for photography
• Acted as copyeditor/proofreader for all incoming freelance editorial material
• Developed, nurtured and maintained solid working relationships with key public relations contacts
• Invited to, attended and reported on local press events, including entertainment headliner launches and Vegas Strip resort restaurant openings

UNITED ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA, INC. – Port Washington, NY
3/01 – 3/05
Associate Editor – Car Sound & Performance/AutoMedia
• Senior writer of feature cover articles for major mobile electronics/car audio competition trade and consumer publications
• Responsible for publication-specific columns, including “First Look” product overviews for Car Sound and AutoMedia and “Products That Fit” marketing-oriented pieces for AutoMedia*
• Contributed feature articles and “Product Views” sections to professional audio industry publications EQ and Surround Professional*
• Proofread and maintained grammatical integrity of all publications
• Updated web site news sections on daily basis for carsound.com and surroundpro.com
• Attended and reported on major industry related trade conventions

EDUCATION:
ADELPHI UNIVERSITY – Garden City, NY
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Liberal Arts/Social Sciences (1996)
Concentration: Expository Writing

WRITING SAMPLES:
*COMPLETE SAMPLE PORTFOLIO FEATURING SUCH WORK AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
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Article Writing
Blog Writing