Stephen Latrell

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Las Vegas Music Editor

Examiner.com
  • Las Vegas music editor, covering both regional and national music happenings.
  • Weekly content production with various online publishing tools, both written and graphic.
  • 100% telecommute (company located in Denver).
2002 - 2005

Production Assitant

KCRW FM
  • Part time assistance of station's popular music programs (Chocolate City, Metropolis, Morning Becomes Eclectic, etc).
  • Updated live web site with current track information, etc.
  • Coordinated copy for announcer.
  • Screened and fielded phone calls,
  • Completed giveaways and contests.
  • Assisted announcer and in-studio guests as needed.
2004 - 2005

Account Executive & Web Manager

RCS Magazines
  • Oversaw the sales, marketing, and distribution of numerous specialty and mainstream magazine titles.
  • Sales of marketing and placement programs to publishers.
  • Weekly updates of website content, including adding new photo covers of all titles.
  • Troubleshooting distribution hiccups.
  • Extensive reporting and tracking of each issue of each new magazine.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with individual publishers.
2000 - 2002

National Director of Radio Promotions

Ark 21 Records
  • Company liaison between record label and all radio programmers nationwide.
  • Responsible for promoting new releases, creating and implementing marketing campaigns, coordinating radio appearances by label talent, and developing mutually beneficial media relationships.
  • Website maintenance (new releases, dates, catalog, etc). Also created personal radio promotion blog to interact with radio programmers.
  • Extensive weekly reporting on radio airplay and related activities.
  • Attended relevant conferences (CMJ, Winter Music Conference, etc) and studied essential trade publications (Billboard, FMBQ, etc).

Education

Education
1990 - 1992

Technology Certificate

http://www.ppcc.cccoes.edu/

This program allowed students to operate and program the campus radio station, 89.7 KEPC FM, while learning the principles of production, writing, news-gathering, music programming, announcing and more in a hands-on environment.