Montimer Mason, "Monty"

Freelance Editor & French Translator

3027
Location:New York, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/montimermasonmonty
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ACADEMIC EDITORIAL • MEDIA RELATIONS • PARALEGAL
INTELLECTUAL & CULTURAL HISTORY
CAPACITIES
MANAGEMENT: Proven team/project leadership, staff development, and administration
ACADEMIC EDITORIAL: Educational textbooks, manuals, and program guides (all levels); college-level history textbooks; published articles, essays, and chapters on intellectual and cultural history; infomercials, advertisements, and documentary films; project Web sites
CONTENT DEVELOPMENT: For general and specialist markets in print/online, social, broadcast, and emerging media
WRITING: Print/online publishing, film/video scripts, broadcast, public relations, speeches, events
BILINGUAL: French and English editing, translating, and interpretating

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• On Our Way to English: Revised edition, literacy texbook and teacher’s guide, approved by TX and CA
• Unité: Comprehensive French language and literacy texbook and teacher’s guide
• Keith Haring & the Moving Mural: French translations for feature-length documentary film
• I Can Work!: Curriculum and activities guide for educators of special-needs children
• Here’s How I Write: Occupational therapists/special ed. handwriting and literacy program guide
• Witness to History: Comprehensive history textbook on the Holocaust
• Witness to History Teacher’s Guide: Definitive Holocaust education program and study guide

AWARDS
• New York State Law seal of approval, 2011: Witness to History
• Magellan Awards, ranked #2 within “Top 50 Publicity Capmpaigns of 2003,” and Winner in the “Corporate Community Relations Program” and “Most News Coverage” categories: Volvo for Life Awards
• League of American Communications Professionals, Spotlight Award, 2003: Volvo for Life Awards
• PR News Platinum Award, “Media Event” category, 2004: Volvo for Life Awards
• International Telly Awards, 2000–2004: Volvo for Life Awards

SELECT PUBLISHED WRITING
• “Marcel and Sylvie’s Army,” Parts I and II, Inyan Magazine, 7/13, 8/13
• “Somos Judios: New Mexico's Secret Jews of the Iberian Diaspora,” Inyan Magazine, 3/13
• “Executioners of the Holocaust: Hitler’s Army and A Judgment Past Due,” Inyan Magazine, 2/13
• “A Covenant Betrayed: Jewish Patriots of the Fatherland in World War I,” Inyan Magazine, 1/13
• “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Rememberance: Kindertransport, America,” Inyan Magazine, 12/12
• “IBM and the Holocaust: Paving the Information Highway to Auschwitz for Power and Profit,” Hamodia Magazine, 10/12
• “A Renowned Scholar on the Power of Survivor Testimony,” Hamodia Magazine, 4/11
• “West Germany Attempted to Influence Eichmann Trial,”Project Witness.org 4/11
• “French Holocaust Film Televised in Iran,” Projectwitness.org, 3/11
• “Documents Indicate the West Protected Eichmann,”Projectwitness.org, 1/11
• “Centenarian Outlives the Century of Hitler,” Projectwitness.org, 11/10

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

CONSULTING
Whitney Museum of American Art 2000 – present
Ford Foundation 2011 – present
Brunetti Productions 2010 – present

PROJECT WITNESS Brooklyn, NY
Associate Editor 2009 – 2013
Senior Marketing Manager 2010 – 2012
Responsible for editorial development and marketing of Witness to History Holocaust history textbook and companion teacher’s guide for high school and college markets. Published two expanded editions of Witness to History, due to popular demand.
Secured Holocaust educational collaborations with leading academic-cultural institutions worldwide, including the Museum of Jewish History, Yeshiva University, and the Walder Institute. Expanded Holocaust educational alliances to include the United States Holocaust Museum and the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Centre in Toronto.

FITZGERALD BRUNETTI PRODUCTIONS, Inc. New York, NY
Manager, Marketing and Communications 2000 – 2009
Managed accounts for Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, film production companies, and American and international government agencies, including editorial and creative writing services for all print, broadcast, video, interactive Web, and selected live performance projects.
Supervised in-house writing staff and freelance personnel, and served as lead writer on special assignments. Instrumental to the overall creative process at FBI and contributed extensively to client relations. Accounts included Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Paramount Pictures.

Gould & Wilkie, LLP
Legal Assistant– Researcher 1999 – 2000
Researched, drafted memos, copyedited, and proofread legal briefs for general coporate law practice

CAPITAL LINK
Manager – Media Relations 1998 – 1999
Wrote public relations copy for European Union clientele.
Facilitated international business forums in New York and France.

NYU SCHOOL of MEDICINE
Editor, Researcher, Administrator 1997 – 1998
Edited, proofread, and translated manuscripts for submission to international scientific and lay publications (New England Journal of Medicine, Le Figaro, and Science, among others.)

EDUCATION

Columbia University
Dual Bachelor of Arts: European/African History and French Language and Literature

Multiple Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Magna *** Laude, Lily Parker Prize in French Literature, Dean’s Citation
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
French Translation