Resume

SUSAN BALDANI
291 English Place
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 672-2547
suebaldani@yahoo.com
http://www.mywritingwall.com

Write articles on people, places and events all across the country. Work well with numerous editors and tailor every piece to the particular style of the publication. All work is professionally proofread before submission and deadlines are always met.

WRITING EXPERIENCE:

4/2021 – present             Haymarket & Gainesville Lifestyle Magazine, Virginia

                                    Write about local people, places and events.

2/2021 – present             Pet Lifestyles Magazine, New York, NY

Write articles about well-known personalities and their pets.

11/2020 – present          The Business Voice, Northern Virginia

                                    Write about business people and corporations.

                                    Topeka Lifestyle magazine, Topeka, KS

                                    Write about local people, places and events.

9/2020 – present           Chandler Lifestyle magazine, Chandler, AZ

                                    Write about local people, places and events.

                                    Conejo Valley Lifestyle magazine, Conejo, CA

                                    Cypress Lifestyle magazine, Cypress, TX

8/2020 – present          Chatham & Short Hills Lifestyle magazine, Chatham, NJ

                                    Write about local people, places and events.

2020 – present          Grosse Pointe Lifestyle magazine, Grosse Pointe, MI

                                    Write articles about local people, places and events.

                                    Bend Lifestyle magazine, Bend, OR

                                    Loveland & South Lifestyle magazine, Loveland, CO

                                    Bridgewater Lifestyle magazine, Bridgewater, NJ

                                    Scottsdale Lifestyle magazine, Scottsdale, AZ

                                    Malibu Coast Lifestyle magazine, Malibu, CA

                                    Minneapolis Lakes Lifestyle magazine, Minneapolis, MO

6/2020 – present          Missoula Lifestyle magazine – Missoula, MT

                                    Write articles about different topics for their Parting Words column.

8/2019 – 3/2020           Invitation Magazines, Oxford, MS

                                    Write about local businesses and events pertaining to Oxford and Northeast Mississippi.

2/2019 – present          Brentwood Lifestyle magazine, Brentwood, TN

Write articles about local people, places and events.

1/2019 – present          Franklin Lifestyle magazine, Franklin, TN

                                    Write articles about local people, places and events.

11/2018 – present        Roanoke Valley Family magazine, Roanoke, VA

                                    Write articles pertaining to children’s health, safety and educational needs.

7/2018 – present          Vicinity Media Group, Fairfield, NJ

Write articles about local businesses and people on a monthly basis for their Suburban Essex,

Vicinity, Inside Livingston and Little Falls magazines.

2/2018 – present          The Woodbridge Magazine, Suffolk, UK

                                    Write book reviews on a quarterly basis.

12/2017 – present        The Country Register, USA

Write non-fiction articles on family relationships, pets, activities and more that are published in

over 30 states in the U.S. and Canada on a semi-monthly basis.

10/2013 – present        The Showcase Magazine, Warren, NJ

                                    Write non-fiction articles about small town life and local businesses on a semi-monthly basis.

8/2019 – 12/2020         Mountain View Publishing, Hanover, NH

Wrote guides, profiles and events local to New Hampshire and Vermont for their three

magazines: Here in Hanover, Woodstock Magazine and Image Magazine.

7/2019 – 8/2019          Paws & Claws, Roanoke, VA

                                    Wrote articles about our four-legged friends.

4/2019 – 7/2020          Smyrna Vinings Lifestyle magazine, Smyrna, GA

                                    Wrote articles about local people, places and events.

1/2019 – 7/2020          Viva Tysons magazine, McClean, VA

                                    Wrote articles pertaining to social and educational issues.

12/2018 – 12/2020       Midtown Lifestyle magazine, Atlanta, GA [magazine on hold right now]

                                    Wrote articles about local people, places and events.

3/2018 – 12/2018         The Lake Hopatcong News, Lake Hopatcong, NJ

                                    Wrote feature articles about people and places local to Lake Hopatcong.

2/2018 – 6/2018           About Families Magazine, Lebanon, PA

                                    Wrote non-fiction articles pertaining to children’s health, safety and educational needs.

5/2017 – 5/2017            Night to Dawn Magazine, Abington, PA

                                    Wrote a fictional story pertaining to zombies.

6/2011 – present           Have written two fictional novels and multiple short stories for future publishing.

10/2009 – 12/2009        Proofreader

Proofread and edited the book “Renew with the Tradition” by Michel Milonnet. Published in

2010.

EDUCATION: KEAN UNIVERSITY, Union, NJ
M.A. Education

SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, South Orange, NJ
B.A. Psychology
Cum Laude

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2/1998 – Present:  INLINGUA SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES, Summit, NJ
Project Manager of Translation Department
Handle translation duties which include working with clients, translators and interpreters to ensure that contracted jobs are fulfilled in a competent and timely manner. Proofread and certify that documents are correct. Invoice clients and record payments. Send out proposals and do marketing for new business.

Director of Language Department
Scheduled and enrolled new students, and ensured progress of ongoing students. Tracked and recorded student lessons in order to prepare invoices and process payments. Handled all hiring of teachers. Recorded and calculated teachers’ hours in preparation for end-of-month payroll. Determined raises and bonuses for teachers. Responded to inquiries over the phone and in person, as well as sending out follow-up letters and materials. Sent out proposals, progress reports and other correspondence as needed. Responsible for appearance and general atmosphere of school.

2/1997 – 2/1998 RAR & ASSOCIATES, Short Hills, NJ
Administrative Assistant/ Office Manager
Ordered merchandise for various departments while keeping inventory of supplies. Typed proposals and all necessary correspondence. Scheduled meetings and appointments for President and Vice Presidents. Also assisted with accounts payable by preparing purchase orders and controlling petty cash.

9/1993 – 2/1997 SUMMIT RESEARCH GROUP, Berkeley Heights, NJ
Market Researcher
Compiled data, through various surveys and focus groups, and using
a coding system to enter it into the computer, summarized information
into a usable report for reference and data for major companies. Also
performed customer service duties, such as answering phones and confirming
dates of final reports.

INTERESTS:

Writing
Reading
Member of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad since 1992 (also write health articles on a monthly basis that are published in local outlets for this organization.)
Contributor to Friends of Valley Brook, a veteran’s assistance and advocacy program.