Dr. David Rizzo writes technical stories for companies seeking to promote their products through editorial channels. He has penned over 200 published articles.
May 2001 to present: Power PR, Torrance, Calif. Contract writer of technical stories. Have written over 100 published technical stories. Some client contact for focusing marketing angle of stories.
May 2000 to May 2001: Beckett & Beckett, Inc., Altadena Calif. Manager of Public Relations for high-tech companies. Devised PR strategy, wrote and placed all releases. Involved occasional travel for servicing clients. Some Investor Relations work. Emceed press conference at fiber-optic trade show.
February 1997 to May 2000: Power PR. Began work as technical writer and media relations specialist at a PR firm for high-tech companies. Wrote technical stories such as new product releases, case histories, and educational pieces for technical trade magazines. Contacted trade magazines by phone and presented the releases to the editors. June 1997: Promoted to Account Manager. Dealt directly with clients. Wrote and executed publicity strategy. Edited and rewrote technical stories. Managed any of 15 writers and media relations specialists. Handled digital and photographic graphic images for print publication. Involved occasional travel for selling and servicing business clients.