Mandy Carr, M.A  

EXPERIENCE
Primetime AddictionFounder and Editor 
Nov.  2012 - PRESENT
Grew the audience 18.6 percent from January 2020 to December 2020 by consistently posting and creating content based on analytics.

 

Created "How to get the look for less" column for Pretty Little Liars, Riverdale, and more.

Interviewed the cast of Younger, Gotham, Arrow, and more at PaleyFest, Tribeca TV Festival, Vulture Festival, San Diego Comic-Con, and New York Comic-Con.

Manage expense report for the Comic-Con trip. 

Monitor what fans are saying online to discover trends.

Screen RantTech Editor 
Oct.  2021 - PRESENT
Editing eight to ten articles daily and approving pitches. 

 

Managing four writers on the weekend. 

Masthead Media CompanyFreelance Writer
Nov.  2017 - PRESENT
Pitching and writing articles with product placement for the JanSport blog.

 

Created and pitched blog posts with jewelry placement for Alex & Ani.

New York City WiredManaging Editor (part-time)

Feb.  2021 - Oct. 2021 

Grew website traffic by 300 percent in the first three months. 

Managed two freelance writers and three interns. 

 

The New York Academy of SciencesCommunications Manager
Apr.  2017 - Dec. 2019
Launched Instagram and created a growing community by producing a strategy with experimentation and analytics.  

Increased monthly newsletter clicks by 30 percent by creating more engaging copy and an editorial calendar. 

Grew website content views by 50 percent through social media and story selection. 

 

Wrote an article about fashion sustainability for the quarterly magazine.
 

Bold Global MediaManaging Editor and Social Media Editor
Nov.  2015 - Jun.  2016
Grew website and social platforms by creating and managing editorial calendars and looking at data. 

Managed 20 freelance writers. 

 

Compiled weekly website and social media analytics reports and presented them to the team. 

Wrote articles for the fashion and lifestyle section. 

Century 21 Personal Stylist 
Jun.  2015 - Nov. 2015
Built a client list by learning the clientele and walking the shop floor.

Met quota by staying up to date with trends, listening to my customers' needs, and understanding their styles. 

 

The Minaret Arts and Entertainment Editor
Oct.  2009 - May 2011
Diversified section to include more student arts and entertainment activities.
 

Assigned stories, managed ten writers, recruited new writers, and designed the section weekly with InDesign. 

EDUCATION
University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK — M.A. in Magazine Journalism
Nov. 2013

The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL — B.A. in Communication
May 2011
Minor in Writing, Honors Program

CERTIFICATES
The Business of Fashion — Digital Marketing 

Google Digital Garage — The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing 

The Business of Fashion  the Art and Science of Buying and Merchandising 

 

National Council for the Training of Journalists — Business of Magazines 

 

National Council for the Training of Journalists — Video Journalism for Online

New York, NY
mandy.tt.carr@gmail.com
Twitter/Instagram: @MandyTTCarr
LinkedIn

OTHER EXPERIENCE

New York Women in Communications — Podcast Producer Aug. 2017 - PRESENT 

 

Fandomopolis — Senior Writer 
Oct. 2015 - PRESENT 

 

American Management Association — Receptionist 
Oct. 2016 - Apr. 2017 

 

Niche Media — Digital Intern 
Sep. 2014 - Nov. 2014

 

Target — Backroom Associate 
Apr. 2014 - Sep. 2014
 

Primark  —  Customer Service Representative 
Oct. 2012 - Dec. 2013 

 

Blockbuster  —  Customer Sales Representative 
Apr. 2012 - Oct. 2012 

 

Knowledge Accelerators  —  Technical Writer 
Jun. 2011 - Jan. 2012 

 

College of Arts and Letter, The University of Tampa  —  Assistant to the Dean
May. 2010 - May. 2011 
 

FREELANCE 
Sin Dee NYC
Contributing articles on movies and TV shows. 


Eliza 

Produced a blog post about the designer's experience at New York Fashion Week.
 

Bullseye Brief 
Built newsletter in WordPress.

 

83 Degrees 
Wrote articles about job openings and companies that were expanding. 

 

SPEAKING EXPERIENCE
Moderator - "Build Relationships Like a Pro: A Guide to Networking" at Twitter NYC for New York Women in Communications' Student Bootcamp

Panelist - "How to Use Your Online 
Presence to Land a job" at NYU for FindSpark's Find & Follow Your Passion Conference

 

SKILLS
Microsoft Office Suite

 

Sprout
 

Hootsuite
 

TweetDeck

 

Google Analytics

Cision

 

Meltwater

 

MailChimp

 

HTML

 

Photoshop

 

Canva

 

Snapseed

 

WordPress

Customer Service


Inventory


Sales


Project Management


Marketing


Networking


PC/Mac proficient