Resume

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

JOB OBJECTIVE: To write freelance articles for magazines and newspapers on a variety of topics.

WRITING EXPERIENCE:

4/2019 – present:  Vinings Lifestyle magazine, Smyrna, GA
Write non-fiction articles about local people and places.

2/2019 – present:  Brentwood Lifestyle, Brentwood, TN
Write non-fiction articles about various local topics.

1/2019 – present:  Viva Tysons, McClean, VA
Write non-fiction articles about various topics.

1/2019 – present:  Franklin Lifestyle, Franklin, TN
Write non-fiction articles about people and places.

12/2018 – present:  Midtown Lifestyle, Atlanta, GA
Write non-fiction articles about people and places.

11/2018 – present:   Growing Up in the Valley, Roanoke,VA
Write non-fiction articles pertaining to children’s health, safety and educational needs.

7/2018 – present:   Vicinity Media Group, Fairfield, NJ
Write non-fiction articles about local businesses and people on a monthly basis for their Suburban Essex, Vicinity, Inside Livingston and Little Falls magazines.

3/2018 – 12/2018:   The Lake Hopatcong News, Lake Hopatcong, NJ
Write feature articles about people and places local to Lake Hopatcong.

2/2018 – 6/2018:   About Families Magazine, Lebanon, PA
Write non-fiction articles pertaining to children’s health, safety and educational needs.

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. on a semi-monthly basis.

5/2017 – present:   Night to Dawn Magazine, Abington, PA
Write fictional stories pertaining to zombies, vampires, etc.

10/2013 – present:   The Showcase Magazine, Warren, NJ
Write non-fiction articles about small town life and local businesses on a semi-monthly basis.

8/2013 – 12/2013:   The Collection magazine, Summit, NJ
Wrote fictional stories pertaining to shopping locally.

10/2013 – 12/2013:   The Bridgewater Breeze newspaper, Bridgewater, NJ
Wrote non-fiction articles pertaining to local activities.

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.)

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