9/99 to present
Reporter for Our Town Newspaper,
Responsibilities: Cover news and
generate stories for a suburban area just 20 miles from
Achievements: Vocational Service award from the Rotary Club of Pearl River in recognition of Outstanding Accomplishment, High Integrity, and Meritorious Service, New York State Assembly Citation Anne Pinzow has enriched the public dialogue as a result of her thorough and in-depth journalism, which is the bulwark of an informed and civil society,Certificate of Appreciation from Palisades Civic Association for bringing to light urgent issues of concern about toxic waste dumped into the local drinking water.
Stringer for The Journal News/
local events and stories, localizing national stories and investigative
reporting of political issues in
Achievements: Consistently wrote front page headline stories and uncovered stories which were later followed up by full time reporters.
5/1998-1/2000 Freelance editor and technical writer at CC Motorcycle Magazine, Sys-Com Publications (magazines for computer language developers.)
1993 - 1998
Consulting Editor on contract with Toad Hall, Inc./
Responsibilities: Acquiring new authors, contract negotiations, editing books, desktop layout, arranging printing, marketing and distribution.
Achievements: Five books on the best sellers list and the launching of several authors careers.
1985 1993: Technical Writing and Video Production on a freelance basis for health related and pharmaceutical companies including:
New York State departments of Recreation and Mental Health, National Kidney Foundation, House of Seagram, Equitable Life Assurance Company, Schering-Plough International, American Cyanamid, Documentary Arts and Sciences, Pershing, Merck, Sandoz, New York Inner-City Scholarship Fund, National Association of the Hearing Impaired, Help for People in Time of Loss, Minolta
Responsibilities: Research topics, interview experts and representatives for the purpose of writing pamphlets, writing and production of instructional and inter-company videos and some advertisements.
1985 Semester Internship at Fox Television (Midday Live With Bill Boggs)
Responsibilities: (Because of my previous experience I was given greater responsibilities and autonomy than is usual for an intern) Hosting Green Room, screening calls, pre-interviews, logging, scouting locations, arranging for talent appearances and accommodations, waivers and security notification, writing dialog and questions for host, arranging all but technical production for ideas generated by myself.
Achievements: Produced all but technical aspects of segment on "Dungeons and Dragons" game controversy which received highest rating of show that season.
1983 1985 Copy editor and Staff Writer Gannet Newspapers
1981 1983 Editorial Assistant
1979 1981 Editorial Clerk
Major projects: Development, research and writing of the award winning weekly column HELPLINE, profiling local volunteer organisations and efforts, (many times dealing with social and health oriented issues); Development, research and writing of the series THE NEW IMMIGRANTS, interviews with new citizens, discussing the problems in their old countries, why they left, why they came here, the differences in what they expected and what they found, what contributions they are making to the American melting pot.
Responsibilities: Copy editing of national daily columns, entertainment section and local organisation information columns. Liaison with local volunteer and social organisations and reporter on their activities. Contributing editor to feature columns. Reporter and photographer on special projects.
Lions' Club International, New York Chapter National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, International Television and Video Association, National Association of Female Executives, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who of Women, Self Employed Writers and Artists of New Jersey, MENSA, American Cancer Society.
1995 - Nuts and Bolts II Seminar in production cost reduction.
1993 - Nuts and Bolts Seminar in High Budget production.
1986 - Master
of Arts in Media Studies
1974 - Bachelor
of Science in
1972 - 45
1968 High School and Regents Diploma
(Special endorsement in scientific subjects)
Once More Into the Breach (play produced in 80s)
The Shattered Leap
A Leap In Time
It is Always Midnight in....The Morgue
The Man From
VIDEO PRODUCTIONS: Position YEAR
National Kidney Foundation Writer/Associate Prod. 1991
Internal videos for:
Schering-Plough International Associate Prod. 1988-1990
Schering-Plough Associate Prod. 1988-1990
Key Pharmaceuticals Associate Prod. 1990
GAMC Associate Prod. 1989
Equitable Life Assurance Company
Lederlie Laboratories Prod. Asst. 1986
Minolta Writer 1986
for the Hearing Impaired Associate Prod. 1988
Inner City School Project Associate Prod. 1988
Documentary Arts and Sciences Associate Prod. 1990
"Burning Looks" Writer/Producer 1984
"Images" Writer/Producer 1981
"Success" Writer/Producer 1981
J.A. Alternatives Asst. Prod. 1988
"Midday with Bill Boggs" Project Prod . 1986
"Once More Into the Breach" Co-Writer 1989
"The Lady's Not for Burning" Stage Manager 1988
"Love and Death at 10 in the Morning" Stage Manager 1987
"Savage Love and Mildred Fenny" Stage Manager 1987
"Jacques Brel is Alive and Well" Stage Manager 1987
"Grease" Stage Manager 1986
"Uncle Vanya" Lighting tech. 1986
"She Loves Me" Lighting tech. 1986
"Antigone" Lighting tech. 1986
More than 4,000 newspaper articles for publications all over the country
"Helpline" Weekly series of articles Published 1983-85
"The New Immigrants" Published 1984-85
Short stories in various anthologies Published 1990-present
"True Tales of the Unknown II" contributing editor
"True Tales of the Unknown III" contributing editor
"Dead Zones" contributing editor
"Broadway Ghosts" Co-author
"Big Brother Jason" Editor
"Ribbit, Ribbit" Author
"Haunted Homeowners Guide" Editor
"Something in the Air" Author
"The Wages of Winning" Author