Objective: To obtain freelance writing assignments addressing the fields of beauty, fitness, fashion and lifestyle.
M. Craig & Associates; Santa Monica, CA 1994-Present
• Southern California boutique public relations firm with offices in Santa Monica and New York City specializing in public relations services geared towards retail, beauty, fitness and health-related companies.
• Current and former clients include: General Growth Properties; Glendale Galleria; Hollywood & Highland Center, home to the KODAK Theatre, the Academy Awards and Cirque del Soleil’s IRIS; Sexy Hair Concepts; Nelly Greenfield Salon; Beverly Hills salon Vito Esposito; Emmy-award winning makeup artist Zena Shteysel; Kathy Smith; Buns of Steel workout video series; Sebastian International; Trucco, La Bella Donna and Davies Gate.
Freelance Writer/Blogger 2009-Present
LA Beauty Trends reporter for LA Examiner.com
• Author of column/blog in the L.A. Examiner featuring must-have seasonal beauty trends.
• Works directly with top beauty companies and celebrity industry experts to introduce the latest beauty trends to readers.
• Column receives 1.8 million hits per month.
• Exclusive blogger for the 2011 L'Oreal Oscar Suite.
CBS.com Dec. 2011-Present
• Author of “Best of LA” column focusing on shopping and style
• Utilizing relationships in fashion, retail, beauty and entertainment industries to give readers an insider’s view of the best places in Los Angeles for shopping and beauty.
• Exclusive copywriter for beauty products.
• Creates beauty product packaging copy and product names.
• Responsible for website copy and blog creation.
Michael Klepper Associates Inc.; New York, NY 1994-1996
Freelance Public Relations Projects 1995
• Peter, Paul & Mary Kent State University Anniversary Concert
• Gil Gamlieli Beauty Group Beauty Express
Northeastern University; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science 1994
• Stephen S. Wise Temple and Religious Schools 2008-Present
• Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging 2009-Present