Kristen Gordon

Freelance Ad Designer & Audio Editor

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kristengordon
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2 Skills
$220
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Kristen G.

Make evey word unforgettable.

United States

| Minneapolis, MN

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| 6:33 pm Local Time

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Resume/C.V.

Kristen Gordon is a professional copywriter based in the Twin Cities area. Gordon has over 15 years experience as a broadcast writer for both the CBS Broadcasting, and ABC Broadcasting. She has worked as a New Media Editor For Radio Ink Magazine, and has earned several broadcast writing awards, including 2 Silver Microphones, an Addy, and 2 Radio Best Awards from The Radio Advertising Bureau in New York.

Among Gordon’s published works are three children's musicals, The Singing Girl, Alms for the Poor, 369 Kid, and several children's books, The Red Fish, A Day In The Life Of Rat, The Cormorant and the Worried Boy, How I Met a Mountain Cat, Golden Monkey and the Silver Sword, Egg Flower Soup, Cub Scout Treasure Hunters, and Counting At A Panda Party.

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Service Description

Main Skills:

SERVICES
* Ghost Writing
* APA and MLA Styling
* Blog Writer
* Copywriting
* Broadcast writing screen and radio
* Persuasive Writing
* Brochure Writing
* Technical Writing
* Fiction / Nonfiction Projects
* Historical research and writing
* Resumes and Letters of Introduction
* Web Design/ copywriting
* Screen Treatments / Video Promo Scripts
* Video Editing and Production
* Original Music Composition & Orchestration
*Children's Stories

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Certifications

American Red Cross

Disease and Pathagens Disease Training

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Awarded: 2000

American Red Cross

First Responder Certification

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Awarded: 1999

American Red Cross

Water Safety Instructor

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Awarded: 1998

American Red Cross

Lifeguard

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Awarded: 1998

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Licenses

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Education

Film in the Cities

Screenwriting

1982 - 1983

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Golden Valley Lutheran College

Assocaites Degree- Music

1978 - 1980

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Employment

Graco Inc.

Account Manager / Copywriter

2007 - 2009

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2007-2008 Lead the strategic direction for all client programs. Prepare communications plans and/or creative blueprints with dollar allocations to meet client goals. Work one-on-one with marketing /corporate clients to ensure objectives are met in the implementation of cost effective, technically accurate and visually pleasing communication pieces. Act as the liaison between clients and creative staff in the creation of communication pieces including brochures, catalogs, direct mail, internet, trade shows, space advertising, public relations, packaging and P.O.P materials. Advise and recommend to the client the appropriate communications tactics with measurable goals. Monitor client’s budget as it pertains to communications pieces, recommending cost effective, quality solutions.

ABC Broadcasting- Minneapolis MN

New Media Manager

1990 - 2000

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1996-2000: Created websites for 3 radio stations. Created all communications, articles, graphics, and advertising vehicles. Created and negotiated client website sponsorships and build outs. Created sound feeds for live web casts. Familiar with WorldCom and local telephone protocols to do web casts live. Interactive sales presentations in Power Point and Flash video. Authored hundreds of pieces of ad copy and promotion plans. Landed partnership with Microsoft Sidewalk that rendered a $200,000. Cash check in advance for website and radio advertising from an outside unrelated market to the Twin Cities area. 3 years of direct experience as a project manager internet related projects.

ABC Broadcasting

Creative Director/ Copy Writer

1990 - 2000

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Primary task to create and produce radio commercials. Analog and Digital editing experience. Worked on team to produce Morning Show comedy bits. Created sales proposals and spec spots. Accompanied and assisted radio account reps on client calls and presentations. Worked as Continuity Director to create programming logs.

Radio Ink Magazine

Writer/ Web

1998 - 1999

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Created original website. http://www.radioink.com. Authored internet industry articles for publication. (Numerous samples of my column are available.) Designed and input content for original websites. Traveled on behalf of Radio Ink Magazine to keynote speak for broadcasters. Samples available.

Gordon Productions

Owner / Writer

1990 - 1994

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Full Service Ad Agency- St. Cloud, Minnesota. Clients included Minnesota State Lottery, Iowa State Lottery, Lumber One, Simonson Lumber, Division Place Fashion Center, Central Minnesota Home Builders Association, Grana Stone, Beasley Broadcast Group, The Minnesota News Network and others. *Authored screenplay for Minnesota State Lottery Environmental Movie. *Creative Director for the Mn. State Lottery Environmental Journal Radio Series. *Network Director for the Mn. State Lottery’s Winners Minute. *2 years media buying experience for all mediums. *Created 12 Radio Station Websites For Beasley Broadcast Group.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Audio Editing