"Storytelling is my passion." - Mike Calendrillo

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Mike strives to tell stories that need to be told. Whether this is through original video productions or by collaborating and accomplishing the goals of clients, businesses, and other storytellers, his goal is to create art that will stand the test of time.

Mike has built his career in a variety of roles in the entertainment and media industries, where he has to excelled as a writer, producer, editor, content manager, and social media strategist.

He's not only used to wearing many hats, he sincerely enjoy's it. In addition to being flexible and responsive, Mike's also a fanatic for new challenges.

Mike is a transmedia storyteller with 8-years experience.

Click the above Resume button for a comprehensive PDF file.


Editor

FanSided
Remote
June 2016 - Present

  • Contribute 30 written articles per month
  • Edit, schedule, and track 15 staffers via Google Docs and Analytics
  • Post content to Wordpress.
  • Social media manager of associated Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Active recruiter of new writers


Social Media Manager, Branding

J2 Entertainment Group LLC.
Oviedo, FL
November 2015 - Present

  • Secured $50,000 worth of start-up financing
  • Forecasted the company’s strategic growth and potential earnings through a full business plan, complete with ROI and investment strategy
  • Innate ability to implement original and viral content in a team-like atmosphere
  • Create pay-per-click advertising campaigns through social media platforms


On-Air Personality, Social Media Manager

Mike & Moe Show
Oviedo, FL
March 2016 - Present

  • Host, produce, and write scripts for this weekly sports podcast
  • Engineer and edit episode sound recordings
  • Implement and manage PPC advertisements
  • Manage all social media pages. Facebook stands at 7,151 likes


Creative Director

Mantality Media LLC.
Oviedo, FL
November 2012 - October 2016

  • Designed and maintain the company website and all social media pages
  • Analyzed organization goals by creating a package to meet those goals
  • Writer/Director of for-hire films, commercials, documentaries, and industrials
  • Writer/Producer of the original television Pilot “Full Circle”
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop

Editor in chief

thePush Magazine
Los Angeles, CA
December 2012 - November 2015

  • Implemented the utmost principals of practical journalism through a keen-eye for editing, copywriting, and art direction
  • Deployed content management system through Google Analytics and SEO
  • Managed a staff of over 20 freelance writers, payroll services, and balanced budget

Managing Editor

Entertainment Voice
Los Angeles, CA
August 2015 - November 2015

  • Managed day-to-day operations and developed new business with a staff of 25
  • Hired writers, art directors, photographers, sales, and promotional staff
  • Saved the company $30,000 by redesigning marketing strategy
  • Consistently drove traffic to company website through SEO practices
  • Provided open editorial involving major celebrity interviews and on air assignments

Freelance Writer

Available Upon Request
Remote
May 2012 - Present

  •  Adhere to strict deadlines and exceeded the editor’s requirements
  •  Meticulously conduct research while conducting vast image searches

Screenplay Writer, Producer

Available Upon Request
Los Angeles, CA
February 2008 - Present

  •  Have held role of director, producer, and writer while taking helm of scheduling, storboarding, contracts, personnel management, wardrobe, location scouting, set  design, music composition, advertisements, and payroll
  •  Successfully launched numerous crowd funding campaigns
  •  Secured funding for three different films
  •  Negotiated contracts for actors through the Screen Actors Guild

Education

Bachelor's of Science, Media Communications
Full Sail University
Winter Park, FL
2015 - Current

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