Scott Fragale

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

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Scott A. Fragale

260 Theunis Drive (920) 420-0240 Wrightstown, WI 54180 scottfragale@new.rr.com

OBJECTIVE Continue to develop my abilities as a writer, editor and grow in the media, journalism profession

EXPERIENCE F&W MEDIA (formerly KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS) Iola, WI
Editor, Writer, Web Editor
Tuff Stuff’s Sports Collectors Monthly magazine
06/03-03/19/11 www.tuffstuff.com
• Manage 12-person writing staff
• Budget, design, paginate and edit magazine and website content
• Increase magazine circulation and website traffic
• Create Press Releases regarding industry news and magazine promotions
• Author of two weekly industry wide newsletters (30,000 circulation each)
• Produce DVDs and digital download products to supplement magazine’s content
• Update and Edit website content on a daily basis
• Author special series and individual feature articles
• Coordinated/hosted several Fantasy Baseball and Football events for NFBC/NFFC
• Paginate, design, edit and authored several different Fantasy Sports publications including Fantasy Sports Fantasy Football and Rotowire Fantasy Sports
• Conduct player interviews (ex. Ken Griffey Jr., Mario Andretti, Tony Hawk, Cal Ripken)

GANNETT NEWSPAPERS Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Editor/Writer
03/00-06/03 Wausau Daily Herald, Stevens Point Journal, Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune
• Responsible for layout and content of daily sports section of 20,000-circulation newspaper
• Coordinated coverage of 12 area high schools and two area college athletic programs
• Pagination of daily sports page
• Edited local, state and national wire service copy and page design
• Served as beat writer for area college and high school sports
• Contributed features and game summaries to Packers Preview and Packers Final supplement sections

EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE Kenosha, WI
Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with minor in Communications, May, 1997

HONORS Several Letters of Recommendation available upon request; University of Wisconsin-Parkside Sports Writer of the Year, 1997

SKILLS Experienced with Macintosh and IBM-based personal computer systems. Working knowledge of In-Design, QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, Graphic Converter, Electronic newsletter formatting and HTML/URL coding, Internet site back end updating, NewsEdit Pro, Adobe Photoshop. Proficient in design of broadsheet and tabloid style of newspaper and magazine layout and design.

REFERENCES Writing samples and references available upon request.
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Article Writing
Blog Writing