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117 W. Mission Ave. Ventura, CA 93001 / #310.415.2752
Ghostwriter – Editor – Screenwriter – Script Consultant
_____________________ GHOSTWRITING/PUBLISHING _______________________
Ghostwriter/Editor 1999 – Current
Clients from: Kuwait, China, Egypt, Switzerland, Australia, Norway, South Africa and the U.S.
Art and History:
Valley of the Golden Mummies; Zahi Hawass; Abrams Publishing
A Long Road From A Small Town; Andra Martin Stein
The Beijing Billionaire’s Wife; Julia Zhu
The Poet, The Pilot and the President; Fares Al Ayadi
Through Gilly’s Eyes: Memoirs of a Guide Dog; Matt VanFossan
Turning Passions Into Profits; Chris Howard; Wiley & Sons
The Entrepreneur’s Solution; Mel Abraham
Rx for Doctors: Setting Up a Successful Practice; Glynis Ablon
Success Beyond Sports; Annette Huygens-Tholen
Master Your Mind, Transform Your Life; Michelle Armstrong
Body Dialoguing; Jennifer McLean
64 Ways to Practice Non-Violence; Eisha Mason, Peggy Dobreer
Homeschooling and Loving It!; Rebecca Kockendorfer
Nordic Walking For Life; Malin Svennson
For Pets’ Sake: A Veterinarian’s Guide; Anyes VanVolkenberg
The Poet, The Pilot and The President; A Kuwaiti poet’s son searches for his father for 15 years after he is kidnapped by Chemical Ali during Desert Storm.
Represented by literary agent, Frank Weimann, (Flags of Our Fathers and Delta Force.) The Literary Group; NY.
_____________________________FILM and TELEVISION___________________________
Research and Development; Writer’s Assistant; Screenwriter
*Staff Writer, Researcher and Project Manager for eHomes and Lifestyles©; Ford Productions/Home and Garden Network; Waldwick, NJ; 2000
Scripted 2 original 13-episode television programs: History of Homebuilding in America© and eHomes and Lifestyles© as a platform to promote Anderson Windows and Doors advertised on HGTV
* Wrote original film script, Rush Junkies; DreamShine Productions; NJ; 2001 (produced)
* Research and Development for reality TV programming & documentary series (80s Music & ancient Egypt); Producer Andrew Komis/Sony TV; NY; 2000
* Researcher; Opening the Tombs of the Golden Mummies: Live!; FoxTV; 2000 (produced)
* Wrote original Treatment for the first Live reality TV program; Assistant Writer/Researcher: Opening the Lost Tombs: Live from Egypt; FoxTV; 1998 and 1999 (produced)
Original Product Names, Content & Marketing Campaigns
Billionaire Bootcamp©; Christopher Howard Companies; LA, CA; 2002-2008
Assistant facilitator for business/personal development seminars and travel groups that catered to international entrepreneurs at Branson’s Necker Island and other destinations. Seminar attendance grew from 20 to 200 to 2,000 within 2 years; Local market grew to an international presence and multi-million-dollar company.
Turning Passions into Profits©; Wiley & Sons Publishing, Hoboken, NJ; 2004
Titled and wrote business book for CEO of Christopher Howard Companies; Partnered with online marketing campaign company. Turning Passions Into Profits became “#1 Best Seller on Amazon” Business category; Howard was touted as “the next Tony Robbins” and “one of the world’s leading authorities on the psychology of wealth.”
CyberTooth; Original branding for tech company; Vibrato Naming; Malibu, CA; 1998
Marketing Copywriter; University of Santa Monica; Santa Monica, CA; 2012 – 2014
Promotional emails, website, and graduates’ success stories used in strategic promotions.
Marketing/Sales/Office Manager; Joy Travel International; Culver City, CA; 1996 – 2000
Generated collateral material, brochures and online marketing for high-end group tours; Managed operations and finances when Owner was abroad; Co-facilitated marketing, phone sales, organized and co-led tours to Egypt, etc. Clients: Los Angeles County Art Museum, J. Paul Getty Museum, Bowers Museum, UCLA and Agape Center.
Radio Commercials; James Productions; Suffern, NY; 2000-2001
Pitched and wrote 30-second spots for local businesses.
Production Assistant; Flynt Publications; Beverly Hills, CA; 1994-1996
Facilitated ad quality and production deadlines for 30 monthly magazines; Communicated between VP, Editors, Graphics and Printers to manage production.
* Ventura Breeze; Film reviews to advertise Ventura Film Festival & Society; 2009
* Think Big Magazine; Article series on entrepreneurial mindset; (Australia) 2003-2006
* Waterways Magazine; Series for National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to promote clean water practices; 2005
* Skin and Ink Magazine; Hot Boat; Jerry Garcia; Flynt Publications; 1996-1997
* The Whole Life Times; Los Angeles; Articles and book reviews; 1990-1992; 2016
University of Santa Monica (USM); Masters in Spiritual Psychology; 2010 – 2012
University of Southern California (USC), Masters in Professional Writing; 1996 – 1998