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Connie Sue White
C.S. White, LLC
connie@bycswhite.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Highly energetic self-starter who thrives in dynamic, cooperative, multi-project/platform, solutions-driven environments. Digital and print content experience ranges from managing editor for consumer and trade magazines as well as city and international consumer brands to technical writer/editor for healthcare industry. Able to adapt writing style and knowledge to fit subject matter, and work with SMEs to create seamless content. Authored and published content across multiple industries, including arts and culture, aviation, business, food, healthcare and compliance, tourism and travel. Proven track record of managing content projects and publications on time and within budget, identifying cost savings where applicable and working through challenging situations with a successful outcome in a fast-paced environment. Traveled extensively throughout the United States, Caribbean, Europe, and Central and South America. Write and maintain my personal blog, with emphasis on travel and photography, and create and publish Letters by C.S. White, a  newsletter featuring tips and reviews on travel, grammar, reading material and apps.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Content Specialist,  writing, editing, content management, and photography projects for various industries and clients, short-term to ongoing (listed below). — C.S. White, LLC, Orlando, FL, 10/12 to present 

  • ARTS & CULTURE — managing, editing and writing editorial content for bimonthly Orlando Arts Magazine for Visit Orlando in partnership with United Arts of Central Florida.
  • COUNTY GOVERNMENT —  digital content for Orange County Communications Division; proofing agenda development content for Board of County Commissioners meetings and proclamations for the Orange County Administrator and Mayor’s offices;
  • HEALTHCARE & COMPLIANCE — Internal policies & procedures (e.g., HIPAA, HR, IT, Quality & Safety, RCM) and blog content for pharmaceutical companies, such as nuclear pharmacy Triad Isotopes, Inc., startup Vivaleas US, and Kroger Specialty Pharmacy; marketing features and white papers for Florida Hospital Innovation Lab; produce, edit and write monthly electronic newsletter for scientific  and regulatory consultant agency Burdock Group;
  • INTERIOR DESIGN —  marketing communications for SoCo Interiors;
  • TOURISM/DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANIZATION — editing, writing and managing editorial content for weekly tourism industry eNewsletter, various print publications as well as training material for top DMO Visit Orlando;  and
  • VETERINARY ASSOCIATION — writing conference articles for North American Veterinary Community

Writer, online education courses. — American Safety Council, Orlando, FL, 10/12 to 05/13

Managing Editor/Writer, various brands across multiple platforms produced by Bonnier Corp, including Flying magazine, weekly e-newsletter and overseeing the Bonnier Dive Group’s three titles (Sport Diver, Scuba and Undersea Journal). — Bonnier Corp., Winter Park, FL, 7/07 to 9/12

Facilitator, monthly idea exchange forum for 10 Marine and Aviation brands, with focus on digital initiatives, SEO training and contracts and licensing. Bonnier Corp., Winter Park, FL, 10/11 to 7/12

Managing Editor/Writer, various publications produced by the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., including three marketing publications (Orlando Arts Magazine, Texture and One-O-One Magazine), weekly member e-newsletter and annual Meeting Planners Guide, and Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce’s FirstMonday.  — Orlando/Orange County CVB; Orlando, FL, 4/99 to 2007

Associate Editor, Orlando Magazine — Abarta Media Publishing; Altamonte Springs, FL, 4/97 to 4/99

AAA Contract Editorial & Production Coordinator/Photo Editor, 1997 Autograph Book —  American Automobile Association; Heathrow, FL, 10/96 to 12/96

Technical Writer/Researcher, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments — HSA Environmental Engineering; Orlando, FL, 7/95 to 10/96

Managing Editor/Editor, Sport Fishing and Marine Electronics Magazines — World Publications, Inc.; Winter Park, FL, 1/90 to 6/92

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATES
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science, Journalism

Private Pilot Certificate January 2012

Writing Samples 

Professional Testimonials

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