Yash Egami

  • Fairfield US-CT

Summary

Editorial professional with experience creating content across print and online. Proven record as editor and writer with strong production and design experience. Solid marketing, PR and project management skills. 

Work History

Work History
Feb 2004 - Present

Director of Content

The One Club

- Oversees and develops original content for online and print

- Created Automobile Advertising of the Year Award in partnership with the Detroit Auto Show

- Helped create and launch Creative Leaders Retreat, an exclusive mentorship seminar for advertising executives

- Curated and developed speaker sessions for Creative Week Festival

- Develop partnerships with outside organizations and sponsors to create cross-marketing opportunities

- Writes, edits and produces one. a magazine, covering the advertising and design industries

- Edits and produces The One Show Annuals, winner of 2008 Clio Award in Design

- Speaker and moderator at various industry events

Dec 2002 - Dec 2003

Online Features Editor

America Online

- Editor for AOL City Guides, the online resource for restaurant reviews, recreation, nightlife and travel

- Researched, wrote, edited and updated listing information and reviews

- Produced features including Summer Film festivals, Quick Getaways, Top Ten lists and Camping/Hiking Guides

- Wrote HTML and helped create pages using CMS.

Jul 2000 - May 2002

Managing Editor

Ziff Davis Media

- Oversaw editorial-production at semi-monthly business/technology trade magazine (circ. 75,000)

- Managed copyeditors, enforced deadlines, maintained editorial budgets, created procedures

- Edited and copyedited articles, proofread pages, inputted corrections and wrote copy

1995 - 2000

Managing Editor

Random House

- Managed manuscript deadlines, editorial-production schedules and procedures

- Acquired books including national bestseller The Highly Sensitive Person by Dr. Elaine Aron(250,000+ copies)

1994 - 1995

Editorial Assistant

W. H. Freeman and Company

- Assistant to three editors at science textbook publisher

Education

Education
Sep 1990 - May 1994

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pennsylvania