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Resume and Contact info

PJ Gach Freelance Writer pjgachjournalist@gmail.com

Media Clients (Freelance Writing) 1997- Present

UGO.com - Contributing Editor(VOD, profiles, reviews), Rolling Stone Magazine (music news), RollingStone.com (profiles, event coverage, cd reviews), Drill (sex), New York Post (Features & Op Eds), Ingénue Magazine (travel and profiles), The Advice Sisters.com (cosmetics reviews), Fort Worth Weekly (music coverage), Baltimore's City Paper (music coverage), SLANT-UK (music coverage), Chili Magazine -Sweden (music coverage - teens), LAUNCH.com (music coverage), SPIN.com (event coverage, profiles), Audio Media Magazine (technical), Pro Sound News Magazine (technical), Ft. Lauderdale New Times (music coverage), People.com (profiles), GEAR Magazine (Internet), Teen Beat Magazine, Tiger Beat Magazine, Bop Magazine, BETTY Magazine (music coverage)

Editorial Experience

11/2005 - 1/2006 New York Press, New York, NY

The New York Press is one of New York City's oldest alternative weekly newspapers.

*Holiday Gift Guide Editor/ Fashion Writer

As the Holiday Gift Guide Editor -
Created concept and parameters of the guides.
Supervised staff and freelance writers for the guide.
Fact checked and top edited pieces.
Maintained communication between newspaper and public relations firms and fashion showrooms.
Went to the market and pulled items for the guides.
Stylist for photo shoots.
Assisted in production.
As Fashion Writer- Cover fashion related topics for the newspaper.


4/2005- Present EDGE Publications - EDGE NewYork.com, EDGEBoston.com, EDGENewEngland.com, EDGE Providence.com, EDGEPtown.com. Boston, MA

New England’s largest LGBT online magazine, and recently (1/06) entered the NY market. Consistently in the top ten websites in N. America. It's the only GLBT publication whose readership is split 50 - 50 between GLBT and heterosexual readers.

*Contributing Writer for the Style and Entertainment Sections
covers grooming, beauty, fashion, fashion week coverage, home décor and entertainment.

5/2004 -2/2005 BeautyNewsNYC.com New York, NY

BeautyNews NYC.Com is an online beauty and wellness magazine.

*Associate Editor/Columnist
Supervised, assigned, top-edited and fact checked freelancer and staff pieces
Wrote daily column - PJ's Planet; covered everything from entertainment, fashion, beauty to new products
Covered local and national emerging accessory/fashion designers,
beauty, skin care and spa/salon trends
Maintained the "Ask The Experts" section-answered reader questions with assistance from national beauty/hair and skin care experts
Answered out of area reader queries about shopping and beauty in New York City
Maintained communication between magazine and public relations firms and local organizations


6/2000 - 10/2000 Del Rey Books New York, NY

Del Rey Books is a publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels.

*Interim Editorial Assistant
Coordinated legal reads of manuscripts
Maintained communication between authors and editor
Return rejected manuscripts
Created production checklists for upcoming titles
Maintained communication between Editorial and the Production, Legal and Sub-Rights department
Maintained and updated files and records; opening and sorting mail
Typed memos, letters and related items


1993 - 1999 Simultaneously worked as a radio Disc Jockey for WLVE FM, West Palm Beach, FL (1993), WEAT FM, West Palm Beach, FL (1993-95), and WKGR FM, West Palm Beach, FL (1995-99) while writing and reporting


1996 - 2000 JAM Magazine Orlando, FL

JAM Magazine is a state-wide weekly publication that covers music and entertainment for Florida.

*Correspondent
Profiles on local and national acts
Concert and CD reviews
Music News


1995 - 97 Red Herring Newspaper W. Palm Beach, FL

A weekly alternative newspaper.

*Entertainment Editor and National Music Correspondent
Supervised, assigned, top-edited and fact checked staff's work
Maintained communication between newspaper and record companies,
public relations firms, and local organizations
Covered local and national music scene
Profiles on local and national celebrities
Wrote and edited CD reviews, concert reviews and features
Edited weekly event listings
Shopping column and Around Town column

Education

SUNY College at Brockport Brockport, NY
B.S., Communications
Minors: English, Asian Studies, Theater

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