PATRICK J. O’NEILL RESUME

62 Sunnyside Avenue, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591         646 573-4303         patrickjoneill@verizon.net

Senior Media Professional with the ability to write, edit and voice information
in a concise and engaging way, with a splash of humor when appropriate.
Multi-specialist in business, personal finance, food, lifestyle and general news.
Solid strengths in written and verbal communication, managing others, building
relationships and making the complex understandable to attract a diverse audience.

FREELANCE CONSULTANT
Writer, Editor, Voiceovers
Present

CLIENTS INCLUDE:
Fox News Radio
The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones Radio
Barron's Radio
Municipal Credit Union
Vanguard Direct (marketing)
Advisor Intelligence (e-newsletter)
Optimum Design & Consulting (websites)
Webb Communications (website strategy)
The Renco Group (www.rencogroup.net)
Maltajo Productions (www.maltajo.com)
Inside F& B (www.insidefandb.com)

BLOOMBERG RADIO, New York
Executive Producer
2007–2009


Oversaw business/financial news content of morning-drive time programs
“First Word” and “Surveillance,” heard over WBBR and XM Sirius Satellite
Radio, managing a staff of 19, including news anchors, hosts, producers,
writers, guest bookers and audio editors. Helped broaden the scope of topics,
leading to higher ratings and increased advertising revenue.

DOW JONES & CO., New York
Senior News Editor
1998–2007


Managed the presentation of business and consumer reports for The Wall
Street and Dow Jones Radio networks, supervising 15 people, helping bolster
affiliate list to over 200 stations nationwide. Also for the Wall Street Journal
and contributed to podcasts supporting and extending The Wall Street Journal
brand. Also at DOW JONES:
News Editor/Reporter, WSJ Radio                                                                 1996–1998
Writer/Producer, WSJ Radio, “The Wall Street Journal Late News,” a TV
business report that aired over the USA Network, and for Dow Jones Cable
News, which displayed scripted news over cable TV stations nationwide.      1982–1996

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, New York
Writer/Freelance
1997–2002

Wrote promotional features on food, health, money and other lifestyle
topics, heard on CBS Radio, Wal-Mart’s in-store radio network and
Smart Source’s grocery-store network.

VIACOM, New York
Writer/Freelance
1989–1990

Wrote promotional materials for the home-video division.

WKTU-FM, New York
News Reporter/Freelance
1981–1983


WPLJ-FM, New York
News Reporter/Freelance
1981


WRVR-FM, New York
News Reporter/Freelance
1977–1981

In addition, wrote and voiced “Sixty Seconds,” lifestyle features on health,
food, business, technology and other topics and was the station’s
commercial copywriter.

WINNER Culintro Food Writer Challenger 2009

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism/Broadcasting, Duquesne University

© 2011 Patrick J. O’Neill