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Michael K

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Last Login 9/16/2016
Location Burbank, CA
Education Bachelors Degree
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Summary of Experience
Michael K was with United Press International (UPI) for five years as a by-lined writer. His articles have appeared in publications throughout the world.

His business writing (20 years) includes experience as V.P. of advertising and public relations with a major Los Angeles corporation, and ten years as owner of his own AD/PR agency.

He was commissioned to write a non-fiction biography of one of the early pioneers in the advertising industry.

He is credited with two produced screenplays.

He is currently writing fiction, at this time being circulated to publishers through agency representation.
Specialties
Uses both journalism and literary models
Interests
business, national and international politics, product promotion, catalog blurbs, biography, religion, history, literature, jazz, classical music.
Education
University of Minnesota English, BA

Michael K originally planned to use his college experience to teach but decided that getting into the real world was more exciting.


Association Memberships
Writer's Guild of America; Public Relations Society of America Michael K joined both organizations as a part of his ongoing presence in his profession.

Projects by Industry
Auto

In his active career as a corporate VP and then as an agency principal, he served a great variety of industries,from insurance to real estate to to spirituality to banking to electronics to music to automotive products to entertainment to health care.

In his work with Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), for example, he served as the business-to-business (push-through) agency, helping get product on retailers' shelves.

Health

Hired to write articles about health for a cancer awareness group

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Years as by-lined writer at a major wire service -- averaged four features per week.

Book

On commission, researched, ran international interviews, wrote published non-fiction book on an early pioneer in the advertising industry.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

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