Boston-based writer and content producer actively looking for creative opportunities.
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Summary

Joshua is a versatile creative professional with ample editorial, design, social media, and content management experience. He has produced various kinds of copy including feature articles, blog posts, press releases, and technical guides. Joshua regularly designs physical and digital marketing collateral, and creates multimedia packages. An enthusiastic social media specialist and frequent early adopter, Joshua has executed large-scale branding campaigns using both established and newer social media platforms. He has managed digital content using systems like Drupal, Wordpress, and Saxotech. Joshua regularly uses AP Style and Chicago Style, and consistently works with the following software: Final Cut Pro, InCopy, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. He's also familiar with PHP, HTML, and CSS.

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Experience

July 2014
Present

BDCwire.com

Freelance Writer
  • Write online pieces and create accompanying graphics
  • Nov 2013
    Present

    LoudCloud Systems, Inc.

    Content Producer
  • Write and code technical help guides; create tutorial videos; produce marketing collateral and advertisements; construct and maintain company websites
  • Aug 2012
    Present

    Syracuse New Times

    Freelance Writer & Editor
  • Copyedit the paper’s weekly events calendar; write newspaper pieces; publish a weekly music blog and create accompanying visual elements (GIFS, illustrations); pitch social media strategy
  • Wrote an entertainment and events column
  • Aug 2012
    Oct 2012

    Goldring Arts Journalism Program, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

    Freelance Marketing Producer
  • Designed marketing collateral; wrote promotional copy; produced promotional videos
  • Jun 2012
    Aug 2012

    Goldring Arts Journalism Program, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

    Instructional Assistant
  • Aided Professor David Rubin during Newhouse's mandatory summer course for Arts Journalism master's candidates
  • Prepared course materials; advised students; copyedited students' assignments
  • May 2012
    Jun 2012

    The Post and Courier

    Contributing Writer & Photographer
  • Covered Spoleto Festival USA; wrote newspaper pieces; copyedited festival blog; shot video and photographs for the paper's website and print edition
  • Developed and executed large-scale social media strategy
  • Jan 2012
    Apr 2012

    Interview Magazine

    Web Editorial Intern
  • Managed online content; managed magazine's international events calendar; edited photos; transcribed interviews; wrote online pieces
  • Aug 2011
    May 2012

    The NewsHouse

    Staff Writer
  • Covered popular music and the arts
  • Jan 2009
    May 2011

    The Daily Mississippian

    Staff Writer
  • Covered popular music and local arts
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    Education

    2011
    2012

    S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

    M.A. Arts Journalism

    • Photo for Newspaper & Magazine
    • News Writing and Reporting
    • Media Law
    • Origins of American Entertainment
    • Feature and Critical Writing
    • Cultural Issues
    • Literature of Arts Journalism
    • Practicum: NYC Arts
    • Cultural Media Practicum
    • Cultural Issues II
    • Capstone Arts Writing Workshop
    • Arts Reporting

    2007
    2011

    University of Mississippi

    B.A. History, English

    • American Literature
    • British Literature
    • Fiction Workshop
    • Selected Topics in Popular Literature
    • The United States, WWI
    • The Civil Rights Era
    • The Era of the Civil War
    • Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia
    • Muslim World: Origins to the Middle Ages
    • Undergrad Thesis
    • Latin

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