Tamara Anne
Fowler
Writing




tamara.anne.fowler@gmail.com

213-631-0901

Publishings

National and regional monthly publications

LIFE Magazine

Cat Fancy

Dog Fancy

DAKA

Morris Reports

Concordia News

Local weeklies and newsletters

Actors & Others For Animals

LA Reader

Real Change, Seattle

SONY Features Marketing Daily Briefs

IndyMac Bank

Pixie Project

House of Dreams

Advertising Copy

KBKS-FM, Seattle

KNDD-FM, Seattle

CBS Radio Representatives

Pool & Spa News (print)

KWOW-AM, Los Angeles

KNX-AM, Los Angeles

This Writing Life

  

Tamara Anne Fowler
tamara.anne.fowler@gmail.com


Professional Writer: 

Journalistic and Business Writing, Copywriting, Technical Writing, Academic Writing, Sales Presentations, Press Releases, Copy Editing, Fiction Pieces.


Summary:
Adaptable and talented writer, skilled in journalistic and business communications. Successfully created hundreds of business materials, including reports, letters, proposals, presentations, press releases, memos, reviews and manuals. Expertly designed and produced material for newsletters, brochures and fliers. Authored essays and articles for publication, in print and online. Enthusiastic and creative customer-focused writer, skillful at details and producing only top-quality work. 


Core Competencies:
Articles, Essays, Press Releases, Presentations, Proposal Development, Research, Sales Promotions, Public Relations, Cold Calling, Editing, Copywriting, Copy Editing, Lead Generation, Brochures and Newsletters, Target Marketing Customer Service, Information Analysis, Research Reports, Client/Vendor Relations, Project Management, Print Production, Graphic Design, Coordinating and Scheduling.


Education:

Bachelor of Arts, California State University, Fullerton

· Communications

· 3.6 GPA

Extension Writing Programs, University of California, Los Angeles

· Journalism

· Fiction Writing


Employment History:


Freelance Writer

Copy/Content Editor

Fiction Editor

Accountability/Writing Coach

www.editkitten.com

Various sites, clients and publications

1989 - present

  • Provide a wide range of writing services to various clients, weekly and monthly publications, local and national press, businesses and websites, including: resumes and cover letters, chapter summaries, articles, writing prompts, press releases, how-to articles, sales presentations, radio copy, ad copy and copy editing. Fiction offerings: novels, short stories, anthologies.


Newsletter Editor, Technical Writer, Travel Coordinator

IndyMac Bank

2006 - 2007

  • Composed instructional travel and training communications.
  • Molded technical manual focusing on Travel Coordinator position.

Account Executive, Business-to-Business Sales

OfficeMax, Pool & Spa News
2002 - 2006

  • Researched proper quantitative and qualitative materials. Modified into sales presentations, for employees and prospective clients.
  • Collaborated regularly created ad copy with managers throughout the company in various departments, including editorial. 
  • Trained sales assistants on effective oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Wrote print ad copy.

Marketing Coordinator

SONY Pictures Entertainment
1999 - 2002

  • Wrote and distributed daily Market Briefs packet.
  • Created press releases.
  • Hosted feature premiere parties; accounted events in internal studio-wide communication bulletin.

Additional Experience:

  •    Advertising Director (KWOW-FM, Los Angeles, CA)
  •    Project Manager/Editor
  •    Extensive retail and customer service experience

Certifications and Awards:

Mentor of the Year, KNX-AM, Los Angeles

Top Sales Assistant (nation-wide), CBS Radio

Best Collegiate News Writer of the Year, California State University, Fullerton

Cold Calling Contest Winner (regional), KRWM-FM, Seattle

Highest rate charged for single day part (mid-day), KRWM-FM, Seattle