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Bruce P
Editor #3321
LITTLE ROCK, AR
NEW 11/28/2018
5 Star Rating
105 Projects
Retired VP of Content/Editorial Director of business to business media company. Experience in writing everything from long from magazine articles to snappy marketing and web copy. Experienced in writing high ranking SEO content. Experienced in strategic planning and execution.

Vice President, Director of Content and Innovation
WATT Global Media
Rockford, IL
From Apr 2002 to Jun 2018
Oversaw content, art, production and technology departments at a publisher of web sites and content in the animal agribusiness and pet food industries. Transformed the company from a print magazine publisher to a digital media company with newsletters, web sites and magazines. Managed the content department by teaching them to strive for excellent writing. Managed art, production and IT/web development groups.

Vice President, Editorial Director
Chartwell Communications
Des Plaines, IL
From Feb 1998 to Apr 2003
Part of a group of managers that purchased three magazines from Cahners Publishing and formed Chartwell Communications. Managed the editorial, art, production and technology of the company and edited FDM magazine, a trade magazine for the furniture, cabinet and wood products industry

Editor, FDM
Delta Publications/Cahners Publishing
Chicago, IL and Des Plaines, IL
From Jul 1986 to Feb 1998
Joined FDM magazine as an associate editor in 1986. Later became editor of FDM and CabinetMaker magazines. During much of this period wrote at least three feature stories a month on wood-products manufacturing.

Editor
Johnson Hill Press
Ft. Atkinson, WI
From Aug 1984 to Aug 1986
Editor of Furniture Wood Digest, a monthly trade magazine and Excellence, a custom publication for a supplier to the industry. Sole editor on both publications.

Editor
Associated Publications
Germantown, TN
From Jun 1982 to May 1984
Editor of three trade magazines in the furniture and millwork industry.

Editor
Germantown News
Germantown, TN
From May 1980 to Jul 1982
Edited Germantown News, a suburban weekly in Memphis' most affluent suburb.
Agriculture
Web Page

Specialties

Copyediting, writing, SEO, strategic planning, editorial audits, custom content creation, photography, web content design

Interests

Writing, copyediting, strategic planning, brand positioning, web development, content audits.

Agriculture

100 Projects Completed

As Director of Content wrote or edited hundreds of articles. Well versed in the challenges and topics facing animal agriculture.

Web Page

5 Projects Completed

Oversaw two major web sites for WATT and developed much of the content. Rebuilt the sites in 2015 with emphasis on SEO down to the menus. Traffic doubled in the next year.

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