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Michael K
Writer #12931
Burbank, CA
Joined 1/5/2016
4 Star Rating
107 Projects
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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.


Uses both journalism and literary models


business, national and international politics, product promotion, catalog blurbs, biography, religion, history, literature, jazz, classical music.


University of Minnesota

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


100 Projects Completed

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.


6 Projects Completed

Hired to write articles about health for a cancer awareness group


1 Projects Completed

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


0 Projects Completed

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

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