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Steven Stiefel

Photographer and copywriter

Fort Payne, 35967, USA

Skills

Photography

Copywriting

Marketing

Management

About

Steven Stiefel is a photographer, copywriter and social media marketing professional.

Education

Auburn University

Mass Communications , Mass Communications

December 1989 - December 1989

Fort Payne High School

May 1986 - May 1986

Experience

Online Editorial & Marketing Director

MavTV , Los Angeles, California

January 2008 - December 2011

• Blogging. • Create broadcast schedule. 
 • Brand development. • SEO. • Generate analytic reports. • Create viral videos.

Program scheduling
Blogging
Social Media Marketing
Editor-in-Chief

Savvy Digital Limited , Sydney, Australia

January 2004 - June 2008


• Scheduled editorial production (interviews, photo shoots, editing, graphics, video). 
• Managed content and paperwork in appropriate formats with clear instructions and proper identification, release forms, etc. 
 
• Selected models for weekly editorial features and coordinated their travel and accommodations for photo/video shoots. 
• Negotiated photo licensing terms and prices. 
• Conducted interviews. 
 • Repackaged content for approved affiliate partners. 


Art Direction
Copywriting
Social Media Marketing
Editor/Writer/Photographer

Mensclick.com

August 2001 - November 2003

Co-founded online magazine and contributed articles and weekly pictorial features. This was a part-time small business venture. This domain sold to Savvy Digital Limited in early 2004.

Photography
Copywriting
Copyediting
Owner/Photographer

Steven Stiefel Creative Images , Fort Payne, Alabama

May 1990 - March 2012

Studio-based operation as commercial photographer, offering product photography and portraiture. This was my full-time occupation between 1994-1997. Now freelance, I license images to Photo Editors, Art Buyers and Creative Directors for usage on major features, covers, posters, advertising imagery, packaging, branding, and digital media.

Photography
Sales
Marketing
Editor

Southern Newspapers , Fort Payne, Alabama

January 1990 - January 2005

• Interviewed, trained, motivated and supervised four full-time reporters.
 • Worked closely with the advertising, graphics, and printing press departments to plan and implement various aspects of newspaper production, as well as supplemental print jobs and special editions. 
 • Used QuarkXPress to paginate the front and select inside pages of each edition. 
• Successfully arranged a content partnership between the newspaper and a regional television station for cross-promotional benefits and cost savings realized by both organizations. 
 • Worked closely with police departments and public officials to inform the public. 
 • Translated print content effectively onto the Web. 
 • Represented the company within the community by joining service organizations and giving speeches.
Left this position to work for Savvy Digital Limited.

Copyediting
Page Layout
Photography
Writer/Photographer

The Auburn Alumnews , Auburn, Alumnews

January 1988 - December 1989

Student position with alumni association newsletter while attending college. Now titled Auburn Magazine. I managed other student employees during the transition from Foy Union Building to the current home of the Auburn Alumni Association.

Copywriting
Photography
Executive Assisting

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

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