All posts by Andrea Calvin

Experience

Freelance Writer/Editor/Designer
2013 – present   

  • Developed campaign materials for local election
  • Produced email marketing campaigns for children’s technology distributor
  • Consulted on social media strategies for new businesses
  • Designed show bibles to present to television networks
  • Built presentations in Keynote and PowerPoint for client pitches
  • Reported on events/news for local publications including photography for events
  • Created marketing documents and blog posts for Innovative Marketing Resources
  • Composed promotional materials for Calvin Video Concepts

Brand and Development Strategist
FableVision Studios, Boston, MA
2013 – 2015

  • Designed and developed pitch documents, one sheets, Keynote presentations, marketing collateral, and proposals
  • Implemented inbound marketing strategies, including blog posts, promotional materials, monthly e-newsletters, and landing pages
  • Managed and updated studio website, including tracking analytics
  • Directed and produced videos for in-product use and marketing
  • Assisted in coordinating pre-conference and on-site booth and panel support
  • Supervised two marketing interns per trimester
  • Secured new clients for studio development efforts as a member of business development and proposal teams
  • Served as client contact for potential project leads

Editor
GateHouse News Media, New England, Needham, MA
The Norwood Transcript and Bulletin – 2011 –  2013
The Dedham Transcript – 2009 – 2013

  • Oversaw the relaunch of The Dedham Transcript which saw significant subscription growth in the first year
  • Managed staff of reporters, interns, and photographers for two newspaper
  • Coordinated news coverage with reporters and photographers
  • Reported on local news stories
  • Maintained relationships with community leaders
  • Shot and edited original videos and photos to accompany articles
  • Designed front page of newspaper
  • Developed weekly features that became mandatory for other publications
  • Managed social media outlets
  • Updated daily website with photo galleries, original video, and breaking news

Co-Producer for “Axis of Good: A Story From 9/11”
Shiprock Productions, New York, NY
2008 –  2011

  • Composed press releases and promotional materials
  • Served as camera assistant and audio grip
  • Conducted on-camera interviews

Night Editor
GateHouse News Media, New England, Framingham, MA
The Daily News Tribune – 2006 – 2009

  • Designed front page for award-winning community newspaper
  • Composed clever eye-catching headlines
  • Edited copy for Daily News Tribune and other newspapers within the group
  • Managed team of off-site reporters and photographers
  • Updated newspaper’s website with breaking news

About Me

Multimedia storyteller with over nine years of experience in community journalism and inbound marketing. A skilled communicator, able to translate big ideas into a digestible format for a broad audience both on the web, in print, and video. Award-winning, detail-focused page designer skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office. Progressive leader, skilled in enlisting the support of all team members in aligning with project and organizational goals.

Photography