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Andrea B.

Towers 781-962-6636
andrea.towers@gmail.com
Journalist http://www.andreatowers.com /
www.linkedin.com/in/andreatowers
EXPERIENCE
NEW !"#$ N WINTER IS C!IN".NET #www.wic.net$
%E&' 2(1) * &"E%EN' +eat,res Editor
-op. edit news and re/iews posts o0 other editors and contri1,tors
%ec,re and c,rate inter/iews with show talent 0or 0eat,res$ attend N
1ased e/ents
"esearch and prod,ce 0eat,re news and stories 0or readers
NEW !"#$ N %REE&ANCE ENTERTAIN!ENT WRITER
N!2 2((8 * &"E%EN' Writer
-ontri1,tor to m,ltiple entertainment we1sites with a 0oc,s on
tele/ision$ 3lm and 0ashion incl,din4 2ariet.$ Who%a.$ '2 E5,als$ 6o/ie
E5,als$ and '2!/ermind
7ttend and co/er red carpet e/ents
Write 1reakin4 entertainment news on a dail. 1asis
NEW !"#$ N CN%ESSINS % A T' "EE( #www.at)gee*.com$
789 2(11 * &"E%EN' !wner/Editor
9enerate re/iews and recaps 0or se/eral top-rated network tele/ision
pro4rams$ co/erin4 at least 3 di:erent series per week
-ond,ct inter/iews with talent /ia phone$ set /isits and one-on-one
meetin4s
+eat,red 4,est on /ario,s podcasts to disc,ss opinions on tele/isions$
mo/ies and media
+,ll co/era4e ;reportin4$ inter/iewin4$ transcri1in4< o0 e/ents s,ch as
'he New ork 'ele/ision +esti/al$ %an =ie4o -omic -on$ New ork -omic
-on$ =ra4on -on$ 8p0ronts and /ario,s red carpets
NEW !"#$ N ENTERTAIN!ENT WEE(&+ #,tt-.//www.ew.com$
>7N 2(1) * >8NE 2(1) Editorial ?ntern
%pearheaded e@cl,si/e art initiati/e campai4n 0or 6ar/elAs B74ents o0
%C?ED=E tele/ision show
-ontri1,te weekl. deadline-1ased tele/ision recaps and re/iews
+act checked and compiled ma4aFineAs 0eed1ack pa4e and weekl.
Bcritical massE chart o0 mo/ie critic 4rades
7ttended and participated in editorial meetin4s
&ro/ided Bon the sceneE co/era4e 0or e/ents s,ch as the 2(1) 'on.
7ward nominations and Groadwa. openin4s
&itched and wrote dail. 1lo4 posts 0or EW.com$ incl,din4 1reakin4 news
and e@cl,si/e content$ a/era4in4 a total o0 )-H posts per da.
?nter/iewed actors and showr,nners 0or ,pcomin4 and c,rrent proIects
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"e4,larl. transcri1ed inter/iews 0or co/er stories on a dail. deadline
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7&" 2(13 * >8NE 2(13 7rts J %cience "eporter
&ro/ided 0,ll co/era4e o0 arts$ science and health stories in and aro,nd
-hica4o
&rod,ced m,ltiple print and m,ltimedia pieces on deadline$ incl,din4
/ideos and a,dio slideshows
Wrote enterprise stories$ co/ered 1reakin4 news$ created in0o4raphics$
and prod,ced ori4inal photo4raph.
%er/ed as we1 prod,cer and editor$ mana4in4 a team o0 reporters as
well as the p,1licationAs online content and desi4n thro,4h -6% s.stems
and social media
&itched stor. ideas to reporters$ and plannin4 team
NEW !"#$ N T2E 3NITE1 S+NA""3E % CNSER'ATI'E J31AIS!
67" 2((8 * =E- 2(12 =e/elopment 7ssociate
&lanned$ e@ec,ted and completed 0o,r direct mail pro4rams thro,4ho,t
the calendar .ear$ 4eneratin4 s,1stantial re/en,e 0or this association o0
7(( -onser/ati/e mo/ement s.na4o4,es in North 7merica
Worked closel. with la. leadership$ 4eneratin4 o/er K1(7 tho,sand
donations 0rom 1oard mem1ers
NEW !"#$ N PA& %INANCIA& "R3P
7&" 2((7 * +EG 2((8 -on0erence -oordinator
"esponsi1le 0or primar. coordination o0 maIor instit,tional in/estment
con0erences on 1oth a domestic and international le/el
6ana4ed leadership and trainin4 o0 con0erence department
NEW !"#$ N NIE&SEN !E1IA
>7N 2((6 * 7&" 2((7 -on0erence -oordinator
&rimar. representati/e 0or m,ltiple acco,nt e@ec,ti/es with clients
spannin4 all o0 the 8.%.$ incl,din4 international territor.
?nteracted with media 1,.ers and clients on a dail. 1asis$ handlin4 all
re5,ests 0or ad/ertisin4 orders$ electronic insertion orders and
a/aila1ilit. re5,ests 1ased on 0orecast charts
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>7N 2(13 * =E- 2(13 6aster o0 %cience in >o,rnalism$ Magazine Writing & Editing
W7%C?N9'!N$ =- T2E "ER"E WAS2IN"TN 3NI'ERSIT+
%E&' 2((1 * 67 2((H Gachelor o0 7rts in En4lish/-omm,nications
S(I&&S
Computer: ?n-op.$ 7& %t.le$ E@cel$ &ower&oint$ &hotoshop$ Di4htroom$
Word&ress$ 7,dition$ &remiere$ C'6D$ -%%$ photo4raph.
Social Media: +ace1ook$ 'witter$ o,',1e$ 2imeo$ "eddit$ %k.pe$ 0o,rs5,are$
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