Resume

Michael Flocker

M: 646 221 0605   E: michael.flocker@gmail.com

Summary

  • Extensive online editorial and managerial experience
  • Exceptional track record of content creation for print, web and television
  • Accomplished writer and NYT best-selling author

Professional Experience

Redbird Group, Main Event Media, Hugh & Crye – Marketing Content Writer/Editor

January 2017 – Present, Freelance

  • ​Content writing and editing for Redbird Group, a creative and strategic marketing agency
  • Development, scripting and pitching of television programs with Main Event Media
  • Website consultation, content rewrites and updates, blog posts for Hugh & Crye 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Communications and Marketing Specialist

September 2015 – December 2016, Washington, DC

  • Creation and execution of company-wide communications plan
  • Oversight of custom content creation for use across multiple channels
  • Coordination and preparation of weekly project updates for key internal teams

AOL Solutions – Program Manager

October 2013 – August 2014, New York, NY

  • Management of all production aspects of a 10-month, $5M General Mills ad campaign
  • Oversight and direction of all custom content creation, both print and video
  • Management of marketing budget, distribution and campaign publicity

Huffington Post – Managing Editor, Lifestyle Vertical

January 2012 – October 2013, New York, NY

  • Daily direction of all editorial content, photography, franchises and video production
  • Management of staff, budget, calendar, freelancers, content distribution and metrics
  • Writing of blog posts, articles, scripts and social media postings

K2 Pictures and MSLO – Freelance Contributor

September 2010 – December 2011, New York, NY

  • Development, scripting and pitching of television programs with K2 Productions
  • Contributor to Martha Stewart Radio programs “Morning Living” and “Living Today”

LX New York on NBC – Web Managing Editor/On-Air Host

August 2009 – May 2010, New York, NY

  • Co-hosted daily lifestyle television program
  • Covered of red carpet events, arts, pop culture, fashion and celebrity interviews
  • Produced daily segments and managed all web content and programming

NBC Local Media Web Sites – Lifestyle Managing Editor

July 2008 – August 2009, New York, NY

  • Provided editorial direction and developed consistent voice for lifestyle content in ten cities
  • Produced original short-form videos for both the web and taxi network
  • Developed daily franchises and new blogs with freelance writers

PlumTV.com – Web Editorial Director

October 2007 – June 2008, New York, NY

  • Directed editors on matters of style, consistency, voice and photography in 8 high-end US markets
  • Managed all editorial elements of site redesign and relaunch
  • Developed and launched new travel guides, newsletters and blogs in all markets

AOL CityGuide – Managing Editor, Features

January 2005 – October 2007, New York, NY

  • Development and assignment of editorial features in 37 U.S. markets
  • Creation and management of nationwide programs – “City’s Best”

AOL CityGuide – Senior Editor, Features

September 2003 – January 2005, New York, NY

  • Creation and publishing of editorial packages in 37 markets
  • Development and production of holiday packages, city guides, photo galleries, local features

Published Writings

  • The Metrosexual Guide to Style(Da Capo Press) – New York Times best seller
  • The Hedonism Handbook(Da Capo Press)
  • Death by Powerpoint (Da Capo Press)
  • The Sound of Falling Stars (Amazon CreateSpace)

Other Writings Have Appeared In: London Times – Sunday Style, The Guardian UK, Details Magazine, Where Magazine, Elle Decoration UK

Education


·  Graduate of Pace University, New York, NY

·  Graduate of Wilton High School, Wilton, CT

Special Skills & Interests


·  Travel, fashion, history, photography, tennis, film

·  Conversational German and Spanish
·  Holder of US and UK passports