Deborah A. Levine           _    _   __     347.668.9396 ~ deblevine@me.com
President Street, #3  Brooklyn, NY 11231
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Writer, Editor and Producer with more than a decade of experience creating innovative digital content for leading media brands ________________________________________________________________

Professional Experience

Editorial & Creative Content Consultant                           2009-present

  • Marketing & Communications Consultant, Teach For All, New York, NY
  • Editorial Marketing Consultant, TeachForAmerica.org, New York, NY
  • Author, Love Miscellany, Skyhorse Publishing, January 2012
  • Editorial Co-Director, purple suitcase LLC, Boston, MA
  • Contributing Writer, RD.com, Reader’s Digest, New York, NY
  • Contributing Writer, Scholastic.com Parenting, Scholastic, Inc. New York, NY
  • Writer, “Head Games,” Discovery Networks/WGTL Productions, New York, NY

Nickelodeon, New York, NY                                                 1999 – 2009
Nick.com, Nickelodeon Kids & Family Digital
Editorial Director (2001-2009)
Sr. Writer/Managing Editor (1999-2001)

  • Established and maintained the unique voice of Nickelodeon in the digital realm, helping Nick.com to become one of the most popular destinations on the web.
  • Created and managed editorial content and online messaging to bring numerous ratings-driving properties and special events to life online.
  • Helped establish Nickelodeon as a leader in safe social networking for kids by developing a safe chat dictionary for  community features and establishing a comprehensive online safety guide for kids and parents.
  • Helped Nickelodeon become a leader in the kids’ green space.
  • Produced the website for the Golden Beacon award-winning green service campaign, “The Big Green Help.”
  • Managed the development and production of immersive online global gaming challenge and digital planning tool, resulting in over 3 million games played and 1 million pledges logged to take positive environmental action.
  • Contributed to the development and launch of SpongeBob.com, a comprehensive site with strong community presence, aggregated for young and mature fan bases.

Additional Experience

  • Writer, Glamour, Bride’s, Women’s Day, Time Out, Elle.com, Huffington Post (1998-present)
  • Author, Parker Picks, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2002)
  • Editor, Epicurious.com, Conde Nast (1998)

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Education

Masters Program in Environmental Science Education, Grades 1-6
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

MFA, Film & Media Arts
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

BA, Communication Arts, Radio/TV/Film
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Writing Samples and References Available on Request

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