Mandy Tamara Thomson Carr
Mandy Carr, M.A
Primetime Addiction — Founder 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 Rant — Tech Editor
Oct. 2021 - PRESENT
Editing eight to ten articles daily and approving pitches.
Managing four writers on the weekend.
Masthead Media Company — Freelance 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 Wired — Managing 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 Sciences — Communications 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 Media — Managing 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.
University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK — M.A. in Magazine Journalism
The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL — B.A. in Communication
Minor in Writing, Honors Program
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
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
Sin Dee NYC
Contributing articles on movies and TV shows.
Produced a blog post about the designer's experience at New York Fashion Week.
Built newsletter in WordPress.
Wrote articles about job openings and companies that were expanding.
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
Microsoft Office Suite