Mike Moody

Mike Moody

Writing and Editing Professional

Location
Austin, Texas (Austin, Texas Area)
Industry
Online Media

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Mike Moody's Summary

More than 10 years experience writing and editing for online publications and print media. Strong background in copywriting, journalism, and project management. Other skills include technical writing, optimizing content for SEO, social media management, and coordinating all aspects of media product including; creating content, presentation, design.

• Several years of web and print copywriting experience
• Familiar with a variety of online Content Manage Systems
• Background in journalism and communications
• Mastery of AP style
• Deadline focused


Specialties: Writing, Editing, Copyediting, Copywriting, Technical Writing, Reporting, Web content, Project Management, Commentary, SEO

Mike Moody's Experience

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XRX; Hospital & Health Care industry

March 2014Present (7 months) Austin, Texas Area

Content Writer

The Human Solution

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

May 2011September 2013 (2 years 5 months) Austin, TX

• Wrote creative copy for online store, blog, brochures, direct mail and other advertising projects
• Edited blog content submitted by staff and freelancers
• Designed, developed and implemented marketing and sales campaigns, employee incentive programs and contests
• Managed all phases of blog posting and social media
• Retail phone and showroom sales
Noteworthy Accomplishments
• Tripled blog traffic within a matter of months after being named blog editor
• Managed all content efforts for Ergohuman.com

Copywriter

AOL

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; AOL; Internet industry

November 2008May 2011 (2 years 7 months)

Duties included writing and editing daily entertainment news, reviews, features, opinion pieces and celebrity interviews for AOL’s TV Squad.com, Moviefone.com, Cinematical.com, SciFiSquad.com and HorrorSquad.com using SEO methods.

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Media Production industry

20072009 (2 years)

• Managed all aspects of building and running daily newspaper’s online entertainment portal website
• Produced a variety of content, including community news, photos, videos, features and calendar event listings
• Developed and implemented marketing campaigns and contests
• Managed all phases of social media

Features Editor

The Brownsville Herald

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Newspapers industry

20052007 (2 years) Brownsville, Texas Area

• Edited and managed all aspects of Features sections for daily newspaper’s web and print products, including Sunday Life & Arts, weekend entertainment tab, education section and daily community and event listings
• Supervised a three-person staff to produce daily feature content; generated story ideas, assigned stories and responsibilities, evaluated performance and mediated conflicts
• Covered the regional music, art and entertainment scene; posted critiques, blog entries and content to website, accompanying with photo galleries and videos
Noteworthy Accomplishments
• Recipient – Associated Press Managing Editors’ Award for Team Page Design, 2007
• Boosted newspaper’s coverage of local art and culture scene

Public Company; 51-200 employees; Newspapers industry

20042005 (1 year) Napa, California

Duties
• Edited and designed news pages for daily newspaper and weekly newspaper, The St. Helena Star
• Edited stories for grammar and accuracy
• Designed and edited graphics

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Media Production industry

May 2003May 2004 (1 year 1 month) McAllen, Texas Area

Duties:
• Edited and designed news pages for daily newspaper
• Edited stories for grammar and accuracy
• Designed and edited graphics
• Posted copy to web site

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Newspapers industry

November 2001December 2003 (2 years 2 months) Brownsville, Texas Area

Duties:
• Covered Brownsville’s music, art and entertainment scene part-time for the newspaper’s web and print product
• Edited and designed news pages for daily newspaper
• Edited stories for grammar and accuracy
• Designed and edited graphics
• Posted copy to web site

Mike Moody's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Communication and Outreach Consultant

      Congress Avenue Baptist Church, Austin, TX
      January 2013 present (1 year 9 months)
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Arts and Culture
      • Education
      • Environment
      • Human Rights
      • Social Services

Mike Moody's Languages

  • Spanish

Mike Moody's Skills & Expertise

  1. Writing
  2. Blogging
  3. Editing
  4. Pop Culture
  5. Project Management
  6. Newspaper
  7. Web Content
  8. Online Advertising
  9. Entertainment
  10. SEO copywriting
  11. Ap Style
  12. Copywriting
  13. News Writing
  14. Copy Editing
  15. Journalism
  16. Breaking News
  17. New Media
  18. Storytelling
  19. Feature Articles
  20. Editorial
  21. SEO
  22. Digital Media
  23. Content Management
  24. Web Content Management
  25. Publications
  26. Social Media Marketing
  27. Newspapers
  28. Social Media
  29. Television
  30. Content Development
  31. InDesign
  32. Online Publishing
  33. Advertising
  34. Freelance Writing
  35. Content Strategy
  36. Proofreading
  37. Online Journalism
  38. Interviews
  39. Graphic Design
  40. Blogger
  41. Publicity
  42. Creative Writing
  43. WordPress
  44. Newsletters
  45. Press Releases
  46. Headline Writing
  47. Layout
  48. Multimedia
  49. Facebook
  50. Media Relations

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