Joanna Fantozzi

Freelance Article Writer & Writer

Location:Massapequa, New York, United States
2 Skills
Joanna Fantozzi
5 Rutland Road
N. Massapequa NY 11758
(516) 592-7402
Academic History
The College Of New Jersey-Ewing, New Jersey 2007-2011
BA in English and creative writing minor, magna cumm laude
-Dean’s List 2007-2011
-Recipient of Merit Scholarship 2007-2011
-Member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society 2011
-Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2011
Professional Experience Freelance writer Summer 2011
Farmingdale, NY
-writes and edits local news and human interest articles
-Jaye Magazine Correspondent Summer 2011
-writes articles on current events, health, and beauty
-The Celebrity Café Online Magazine Correspondent Summer 2011
Long Island, NY
-Interviews minor celebrities
-Writes movie and television reviews
-The Celebrity Café Online Magazine Intern Summer 2010
Long Island, NY
-Interviewed minor celebrities
-Wrote movie, television and music reviews
-Drawing up news briefs
-The Massapequa Post Newspaper, Part-Time Reporter 2008-2010
Massapequa, NY
-Phone Interviews
-Writing Feature Articles and Following Deadlines
-Writing Obituaries
-Attending Board Meetings and Press Conferences
-The Massapequa Post Newspaper, Intern 2006-2007
Massapequa, NY
-Phone interviews
-Writing Feature Articles
-Learning the “how to’s” of Journalism
Affiliations and Honors
-Writer for Her Campus Magazine Spring 2011
-Presented at “The Celebration of Student Achievement” Fall 2010
-Member of Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society 2008- present
-Publicist of Ink Creative Writing Club 2008-present
-Publicist of Manhunt Club 2008-present
-Read Poetry and Fiction at “The Goods” and Student Reading Series 2008-present
-Member of All College Theater Drama Club 2007-2009
-Published Twice in Unbound Literary Magazine Fall 2007, Spring 2008

-Basic HTML, Word Processing, and social media skills
-Basic conversational proficiency in Italian and intermediate conversational and reading proficiency in Spanish
-Able to read music
Professional Contacts:
Carolyn James
The Massapequa Post

John Neal
Senior Editor
The Celebrity Café
(516) 812-8611

Angela Corry
Senior Editor
The Celebrity Café

Amanda Fiscina
Farmingdale Patch
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing