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Valeria Carrano

Freelance Editor & Content Writer

Location:East Haven, Connecticut, United States
2 Skills
Professional Experience

Freelance Fashion Editor 01/2011-Present
- Develop and execute column ideas and features
- Collaborate with high profile fashion designers and public figures for column interviews
- Write and edit all copy material on a tight deadline

CEO/Stylist and Producer 01/2011-Present
- Featured in, managed and produced a spread for VOGUE Magazine, TLC, and various media outlets
- Founded and financed, a personal style consulting firm
- Project manager, personally consult and style high profile private clients in the Greater New York area
- Built innovative packages based on client’s needs to boost sales and marketing, delivering successful results
- Work with various computer programs such as PowerPoint to publish portfolio look books for each client
Production Manager 03/2010-08/2010
- Oversaw production and planned each photo shoot event from start to finish, including budgets
- Styled models for high end photo shoots including innovative concepts for front page web banners
- Creative writing for all complete looks and merchandise to be showcased on the website
- Developed and launched internship program, managed entire program
- Built relationships through public relations with high end companies involving fashion and production industries
- Collaborated with inventory, customer service, shipping and packaging of goods in Gucci Headquarters

Associate Producer, Syndicated Talk Shows 10/2007-03/2010
- Won Ovation Award of Excellence from NBC Universal’s Steve Wilkos Show based on proven success
- Booked and produced highest number and highest rated segments for the season, delivering outstanding results
- Managed Production Assistant, acted as liaison between upper management and team work load, including all logistics on and off set
- Styled guests based on the branding image of each show
- Scheduled meetings, arranged travel and generated expense reports while multitasking in fast paced environment
- Provided direct support to producer in all aspects of “pre”, during and post production
- Briefed and prepped guests before show taping
- Used troubleshooting, management, sales pitching, writing, organizational, and “quick thinking” skills in a very fast paced environment
- Began career as Production Assistant for Maury Povich Show before being promoted to Associate Producer for the Steve Wilkos Show

Northeastern University
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism/Spanish 05/2007
GPA: 3.4/4.0 *** Laude
Universidad de Seville/Madrid
Studied/interned abroad 08/2005-8/2006

- Computer Skills: Lexis\Nexis, Microsoft Office Suite ( Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
- Language Skills: Italian (Fluent), Spanish (Working Proficiency)
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Content Writing