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Mike Casey

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Full name Mike Casey
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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CURRICULUM VITAE MIKE CASEY Freelance Journalist, Author & PR Consultant NAME Michael John Casey ADDRESS Apartment 6, Russell House, 13 Marine Parade, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1PX TELEPHONE NUMBERS Home Number: 01303 242089 Mobile: 077 915 22117 E-MAIL: jack.casey@virgin.net OR riviera918@yahoo.co.uk DATE OF BIRTH December 12th, 1955 MARITAL STATUS Single EDUCATION 1967-1974: Shooters Hill Grammar School, Woolwich, South-East London ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS GCE A Levels in English Language, English Literature and History. GCE O Levels in English Language, English Literature, Spoken English, French and History CURRENT FREELANCE CAREER IN JOURNALISM AND PR October 2001 to present day: Journalism: Contributor to numerous consumer and trade titles and interactive services, including: BBC UKTV Retail Newsagent Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business Retail Express Exclusive Magazine Ideal Home The Grocer Daily Mail Night & Day Magazine The Observer Sport Magazine Home Entertainment Your New Home What’s New in New Homes Total Homes Boxing News Golf Monthly ERM Magazine Electrical & Radio Trading (ERT) Highbury Publishing PR contributor and consultant to: DRA Communications PR Agency Publicity Engineers Open+Direct PR Grey Worldwide Advertising Agency Maximumedia Other: Special Features Writer for the Cyber Boxing Zone (www.cyberboxingzone.com) Member of the International Boxing Research Organization (www.ibroresearch.com) Member of the Boxing Writers Association of America Creator and Editor of the Grand Slam Premium Boxing Service (www.grandslampage.net) March 1986 to October 2001: Features Editor, News Editor and then Editor for ERM, the Daily Mail Business Group’s leading home entertainment trade magazine for consumer electronics and kitchen appliances. Duties included commissioning, researching and writing news and feature articles on all aspects of the industry; interviewing and maintaining a constant liaison with the management and top personnel of top international companies; attending and helping to organise conferences, presentations and exhibitions, including the annual SMART Show at the Birmingham NEC PAST EMPLOYMENT August 1974 to February 1986: Editorial/Press Relations Officer at Royal Arsenal branch of Co-operative Wholesale Society. Duties included writing, editing and producing company’s house magazine, writing press releases, interviewing the general public, dealing with enquiries from staff and customers, and constant liaison with local and national press, trade magazines, TV and radio SPECIALIST STRENGTHS AND OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST • Specialist face-to-face interviews • Retailing specialist writer across all fields • Lifestyle articles • Writing & editing supplements, brochures, etc. • Features on films and TV • Sports features • Boxing, football and golf statistician and historian, NFL football and MLB Baseball statistician and writer. • All Home topics, including home entertainment and kitchen appliance products, how-to articles etc. • All types of PR projects undertaken • Experienced proof reader and web copywriter • Ability to write fluently to any length on a huge range of subjects • Vastly experienced in attending and reporting on conferences and exhibitions throughout many industries • Americana, including big city/small town profiles, American heroes and icons, Wild West and gangster folklore, travel articles etc.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09


I am a vastly experienced journalist, copywriter and PR and a former trade editor. I am currently freelancing for various trade and consumer publications but also looking to get back into a full-time editorial job.

I am well grounded in liaising with people from all walks of life and working in harmony with editorial/advertising teams and all levels of management. My work is to the highest quality and I don't miss deadlines.

I would be ready for an immediate start for either a freelance contract or permanent employment.

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