Anthony Bartlett

Freelance Audio Editor & Copywriter

Location:Pacific Grove, California, United States
2 Skills

Marketing Copywriter and Content Strategist with 15+ Years Experience

- Co-Founder and Creative Director of successful advertising production firm with annual revenue of $2.8M (2001)
- Producer of advertising for premier brands, including Mercedes-Benz, Lincoln, Cadillac, Tempur-Pedic, Geico, LG Electronics and Ashley Furniture HomeStore
- Writer and Producer of all on-air advertising and promotions on New York City’s WQXR-FM, the nation’s most listened-to classical radio station (average listenership = 900,000)
- Featured voice performer for Scholastic Books’ BookFlix project
- Producer, Editor and Narrator of several New York Times podcasts ranked as “Top Rated” on iTunes
- Writer and Producer of the nationally-syndicated U.S. broadcast radio series, Chicago Chamber Musicians

Creative, detail-oriented Writer and Producer with exceptional communication and presentation skills. Instinctive ability to generate innovative, compelling branding and marketing concepts. Extensive background in copywriting, storyboarding, copy editing, casting, talent direction, voiceover, recording, mixing, sound design, budgeting and scheduling. Self-motivated manager with a proven track record of working quickly and collaboratively to exceed company goals.

Production Director – Lionshare Media Services, Carmel, CA 2013-2014
- Crafted engaging, persuasive advertising copy and branding strategies
- Planned and executed creative concepts for television, radio, print and in-store advertisements
- Created short- and long-form content for client websites, YouTube channels and Facebook pages
- Utilized advanced skills in audio design to enhance advertising content
- Supervised all production company-wide, from creation to completion
- Collaborated with CEO, Creative Director and Motion Graphics Designers
- Edited and proofread television and print advertising to ensure accuracy
- Assigned staff to projects; set and managed deadlines to optimize workflow
- Managed multiple projects simultaneously, under extremely tight deadlines
- Coordinated all production reporting and metrics

Copywriter/Producer – STAR 99.1 FM, New York/New Jersey 2011-2013
- Developed effective branding strategies in partnership with advertising clients
- Conceived, wrote and edited copy for on-air advertising and promotions
- Liaised with sales, programming and promotions departments
- Voiced radio commercials and promotions
- Produced, recorded, edited and mixed audio elements
- Created content for company website, Facebook page and Twitter feed
- Performed as Creative Services Manager, as needed

Promotions Producer – New York Public Radio/WQXR-FM, New York, NY 2009-2011
- Wrote and edited copy for on-air advertising and promotions
- Coordinated strategies with marketing, programming, sales and membership departments
- Invited by CEO to participate in WQXR’s brand development workshops
- Produced, recorded, edited and mixed audio elements, in studio and on location
- Cast and directed voiceover talent, including Alec Baldwin, Patti LuPone, Ira Glass, etc.

Production Supervisor – The New York Times/WQXR-FM, New York, NY 2004–2009
- Wrote and edited advertising copy and promotional scripts
- Collaborated with programming, sales and marketing departments on effective promotional strategies
- Voiced radio commercials and New York Times podcasts
- Produced, recorded, edited and mixed audio elements
- Directed voice-over talent, including Les Marshak, Paul Sorvino, Itzhak Perlman, etc.

Producer/Writer (freelance) – WFMT Radio Network, Chicago, IL 2006–2008
- Planned and developed series syndicated through forty-four radio stations nationwide
- Researched and created long-form scripts
- Booked, interviewed and directed guests
- Produced, recorded, edited and mixed audio elements

Adjunct Faculty (Brass/Jazz) – Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ 2003–2004
- Provided instrumental music instruction to college music majors and directed several ensembles

Co-Owner/Creative Director – FIGJAM Recording Studios, Sydney, Australia 1996–2003
- Conceived, developed and implemented marketing concepts and advertising copy
- Coordinated client marketing strategies to ensure maximum exposure and effectiveness
- Composed music tracks and jingle lyrics, sound design and audio SFX
- Cast and directed voiceover talent and musicians
- Supervised staff composers, graphic artists and web developers
- Created production budgets and schedules; solicited quotes and engaged vendors

The University of Sydney, Australia – Associate Diploma in Jazz Studies 1995

Highly proficient in:
- Mac and PC platforms
- Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Social media including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram and Wordpress
- Google Analytics
- Adobe Creative Suite (Audition, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop); Adobe Contribute
- Avid (Digidesign) ProTools
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing