Tuesday, September 17, 2013

To All The Jobs I've Loved Before: 2013 Update

Ah, one of my favorite posts ever, updated for 2013... Damn, not only have I had a career, but it's obvious I'll do most anything for a dime. Hey, I'm living debt-free, so no shame...

* Proprietor “Words Neatly Arranged” freelance writing, NYC (2011-)
* Music Critic for Music Xray.com (2013-)
* Host “Time Zone” daily short-form online radio show, FMG Radio (2013-)
* Correspondent BoomerLiving.com (2013-)
* Regular freelance writer for fiverr.com ($3,678 revenue to date) (2012-)
* Blogger "The Smoking Nun"/NYC (2008-2011), Brooklyn Heights Blog (2010-2013)
* “Spot On Apartment Organizing & Cleaning, self-employed, NYC (2013)
* Mystery Shopper for restaurants & bars, department stores, hotels, furniture retailers, cell phone shops & electronics dealers, banks, storage facilities, hair-loss clinics, fast food, medical facilities, adult retailers, pizza delivery, bodegas & delis, movie theaters/NYC (2010-2012)
* Crew Leader, the U.S. Census Bureau/Brooklyn, N.Y. (2010)
* Would-be author "Joyride" w/Liz Derringer; and "East Meets West” w/Tinatin. (2009-present)
* Artist bios for Backstreet Boys, Jim Brickman, Oleta Adams, Weird Al, Jordin Sparks, Savage Garden & countless indie acts/NYC (2007-present)
* Licensed non-denominational minister, able to legally marry gay(!) and straight couples throughout NYC. (2010-present)
* Features editor/writer Radio & Records/NYC (2004-2009)
* Liner notes for Celine Dion, N Sync, Time-Life compilations/NYC (2006-2008)
* Published songwriter, Young Pals Music/Brooklyn, N.Y. (2006-present)
* Freelance cover stories for NYC gay rag Next/NYC (2007-2008)
* Host, Billboard Radio online countdown/NYC (1999-2006)
* Tech columnist, Pro Audio Review magazine/Washington, D.C. (2001-2005)
* Writer, editor, columnist Billboard magazine/NYC (1995-2009)
* Editor Tuned In radio management/programming monthly/Washington, D.C. (1994-1995)
* Subscription card data processor IMAS/D.C. (1990)
* Stretch limousine driver/D.C. (1989)
* Wedding videographer/D.C. (1989-1993)
* Reporter TV Technology/D.C. (1990-1995)
* FCC reporter, columnist, tech editor, Radio World/Radio World International/D.C. (1988-1990)
* Editor-in-chief corporate real estate newsletters, Clark Construction Group/Bethesda, Md. (1988)
* Host, Dalts restaurant/Falls Church, Va. (1986-1988)
* Medical textbook proofreader/Arlington, Va. (1988)
* Reporter/section editor/researcher, Washington Business Journal/Arlington, Va. (1985-1988)
* Receptionist for ultra-right-wing think tank Capital Research Fund/D.C. (1985)
* Conference director for Georgetown University journalism programs/The Fund for American Studies/D.C. (1984-1985)
* Telemarketer for oceanfront condos in Florida/Alexandria, Va. (1984)
* College newspaper features editor, The Breeze/James Madison University/Harrisonburg, Va. (1983-1984)
* Editor Curio magazine/James Madison University/Harrisonburg, Va. (1984)
* Intern/reporter The News & Daily Advance/Lynchburg, Va. (1983-1984)
* DJ/country WWOD-AM & AC WKZZ-FM/Lynchburg, Va. (1980-1983)
* Subject for topical acne medication/Lynchburg, Va. (1979)
* Pizza cook/dishwasher, Pizza Inn/Lynchburg, Va. (1978-1980)
* Dog-sitter/Lynchburg, Va. (pre-1980)
* Lawn boy/Lynchburg, Va. (pre-1980)

* Drying dishes/cutting grass for weekly allowance/Lynchburg, Va. (pre-1980)

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