Sharon Knolle Entertainment Writer

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Entertainment Writing and Editing

Freelance Work

Event coverage and articles for such outlets as Variety, Us Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, LA Weekly, TV Guide Magazine, USA Today, BizBash and J-14

Mr. Showbiz/

Title: News Editor, 1999 to 2001
Duties: Writing, reporting, and editing of daily entertainment news items and management of the news team. Also: celebrity profiles, box-office reports, interviews, awards and event coverage, film reviews and previews, creation of features, contribution to special packages, editorial brainstorming

TPD Publishing

(now Story Worldwide), Seattle-based contract publisher
Title: Managing Editor, 1996 to 1998
Duties: Editorial development and graphical treatment, management of editorial schedule, story assignments, and copyeditors; liaison to design, production, and to client; budget management; editing and rewriting of articles, fact-checking, creation of style guide, and compliance with Microsoft Styleguide
  • Microsoft Magazine, a quarterly consumer magazine with 1 million circulation
  • Microsoft Update, a newsletter for Microsoft retailers
  • Microsoft Project Web site, official product site for project management software


PC and Mac fluency, basic HTML, AP and Chicago style, tourist French


B.A. in English Literature, University of Washington

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