Resume

Karen Fredrickson
21 Farm View Rd. Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

845.264.2172 http://www.karenfredrickson.com kefredrickson@gmail.com

PROFILE
Accomplished writer/editor with research and interview experience working under tight deadlines and with sensitive information.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Provide reporting for magazines by interviewing celebrities at fashion shows, award shows, premieres and special red carpet events
• Pitching and researching story ideas for magazines including utilizing story leads and personal contacts to contribute to stories.
• All aspects of reporting, from developing interview questions through the process of writing the story, to publishing, including WordPress.
• Screen Actors Guild (SAG) member

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ORGANIC HUDSON VALLEY 11/13-present
Editor
• Guide the direction of the magazine under the EIC
• Pitch & write articles/features on sustainable living in the Hudson Valley and NYC area.

33 UNIVERSAL, New York, NY 03/13-present
Contributing Writer, Travelers Today
• Write multiple articles a day on travel and trending news topics
• Format and post articles

BEACON FREE PRESS, Wappingers Falls, NY 08/11-present
Contributing Reporter/Writer, Southern Dutchess News
• Interview organizers of major local events

AMERICAN MEDIA, INC, Los Angeles, CA 3/08-12/08
Contributing Reporter/Writer, STAR Magazine
• Interview A-List celebrities at red carpet events, including Reese Witherspoon, Fergie, Heidi Klum, Jason Bateman, Stella McCartney, Angie Harmon, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Costner, Quentin Tarantino, Pete Townsend, Alice Cooper, Woody Allen, Scarlet Johansson, Penelope Cruz

CBS CORP., Los Angeles, CA 6/04-8/04
Production Internship, The Young & the Restless
• Ensure actors are prepared for their scenes by providing scripts & daily filming schedules
• Synopsize scripts to cover past storylines and assist in production tasks

VOLUNTEER WORK
ONE CAMPAIGN, Los Angeles, CA
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, New York, NY

EDUCATION
SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, 08/04
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism

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