Jeff Beer

Jeff Beer

Staff Editor at Fast Company
New York, United States

Summary

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Positions

Staff Editor
New York, United States
February 2016 - Present (1 year 8 months)
Lead editor and writer on advertising, marketing, and brand culture.
Media (1)This position has 1 media
Senior Writer, Co.Create
New York, United States
November 2013 - Present (3 years 11 months)
I cover branding, culture, technology and where they all meet.

http://www.fastcompany.com/user/jeff-beer
Staff Writer
Canadian Business magazine
December 2010 - November 2013 (2 years 11 months)
Wrote news, features, special projects and issues for Canada's national business magazine. Dig in to a few choice bits here: bit.ly/13mJ9Gq
Media (1)This position has 1 media
Staff Writer
Marketing Magazine
February 2010 - December 2010 (10 months)
I came home from New York to join Canada's print and web paean to the advertising, marketing, media and creative industry. Whether in the more-than monthly magazine, the twice daily e-newsletters or the website, I covered everything from that new Tim Horton's TV spot to agency account changes, with a particular focus on innovative marketers and media.
Copy Editor
New York, United States
September 2009 - February 2010 (5 months)
My main duties at Ad Age included writing and updating feature and breaking news for AdAge.com, formatting print articles for the web, editing the daily e-newsletters, and copy editing the weekly magazine.
Reporter/Web Producer
Creativity Magazine
November 2006 - September 2009 (2 years 10 months)
This Advertising Age sibling publication is a curated archive of the best creative commercial work, as well as news and analysis from the global ad industry. I specialized in the relationship between business and pop culture, focusing primarily on advertising and its presence in design, film, art and technology.

My other responsibilities included daily maintenance of Creativity-Online.com and copy editing the monthly magazine.

Reflective of advertising's more-than frequent forays into mainstream culture, my articles were regularly linked to on blogs like Gawker and The Daily Swarm. Artist Shepard Fairey re-published my interview with him about his Obama work in his book, "Obey: Supply and Demand." http://amzn.to/1i5pq7K
Associate Editor
Dose; Canwest Media
February 2005 - May 2006 (1 year 3 months)
Responsible for writing, copy-editing, fact checking and page lay out of the sports page in Canwest’s national free daily magazine (300,000 daily circulation).
I was a Canwest correspondent at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, filing daily reports, an online blog featured on Canada.com and other web extras.
I was also a regular contributor to Dose's culture pages, including movie, video game and music reviews and features.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism

Ryerson University
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
Activities and Societies: bowling, Finger Puppet Society

Bachelor of Arts - History

Dalhousie University
1994 - 1997 (3 years)

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