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Andy Reynolds New York City

www.linkedin.com/in/andyreynoldsnyc

andy@andyreynoldsresume.com

212 673 2639

BOOK PUBLICIST*

“I like him. He is an honorable person. He works hard and well with others. He is focused. He sees the forest for the trees.”

– Lena Tabori, publisher, Welcome Books (a Penguin Random House Publisher Services client)

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10+ YEARS EXPERIENCE

ARTICULATE COMMUNICATOR

ORGANIZED MULTITASKER

CISIONPOINT WIZ

SOCIAL MEDIA SAVVY

BOOKSELLER RELATIONSHIPS

Developed and implemented campaigns for a diverse list of titles: pop culture, society, cookbooks

Booked coverage in top tier national and regional media, arranged author events, oversaw tours

Guided authors, strategized and created content for social media campaigns for all titles

Developed and managed cooperative media relationships; expanded media database Produced and wrote all press releases and materials as editorial content

SKILLS: CisionPoint, Adobe Suite, Google Docs, My House/MAPPS (Penguin Random House) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Popular Publicity Sole Proprietor/Freelance Publicist

2002 - Present New York

Generate media coverage for a broad spectrum of clients including authors, musicians, photographers, record labels; advise clients on cover art, press photos, social media, interviews

LGBT Media Expert, place features in national, regional LGBT media; 2 dozen magazine covers

Summer 2014, arranged first time author interview and memoir excerpt in annual PRIDE 14 magazine, available at Gay Pride celebrations in every major city across the US, 1.5 million readers

Generated 500,000 views in 4 days on Gawker for book of portraits of LGBT men in 50 states

Welcome Books (a Penguin Random House Publisher Services client) VP Publicity & Marketing (Jan 2012 – Dec 2013) Freelance (Apr 2011 – Dec 2011) •

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Apr 2011 - Dec 2013 New York

Coordinated timely interviews on The PBS NewsHour (aired 3x), NPR; features in The New York Times, USA Today, Baltimore Sun, ForeWord Reviews for photo book honoring nurses; booked national tour of events in hospitals across the U.S.

Efficiently introduced 40,000,000+ readers to a new family cookbook via just 3 magazine features th

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Secured Vanity Fair photo feature on visual book on famous 20 and 21 century artist couples

Developed school workshop materials for parenting book teaching kids about healthy breakfasts

B&H Dairy (special personal project) East Village, New York •

Summer 2015

Donated and executed media and crowdfunding campaign to save a local business after a disastrous fire. Secured two New York Times features within one month, simultaneous coverage on five network news broadcasts, and raised $30,000 directly attributed to saving the business.

EDUCATION: Art Major (Graphic Design/Photography), Miami University, Oxford, OH

COMMUNITY: Volunteer teach art class for Project Renewal, a NYC nonprofit that helps the homeless *General publicity resume. To be customized on request.

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