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A Word with Aramide

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Welcome to A Word With Aramide. I document my film reviews, interviews, TV overviews, and life in general.

All inquiries: aramide.tinubu@gmail.com

Aramide Tinubu Resume 2018

Aramide Tinubu Resume 2018

Aramide Tinubu

Phone: 773.490.7833  Email: aramide.tinubu@gmail.com   Website: awordwitharamide.com

Career Summary

Engaging and passionate entertainment journalist with a wealth of knowledge of cinematic criticism. Compelling interviewer with on-camera and live event experience.

Experience

Entertainment Writer  | The Cheat Sheet | New York, NY | August 2017- Present

·       Generates, pitches and writes evocative headlines daily for witty and quality articles that have soared on MSN, AOL and Yahoo.

·       Delivered an astounding 10 million pages views in November 2017 as the top writer company-wide.

·       Constantly optimizes articles and updates them using established SEO, marketing and engagement strategies.

Entertainment Writer | EBONY & JET Magazines| NY, NY| Feb. 2017- Aug. 2017

·       Delivered feature print cover story for EBONY Magazine’s July/Aug. 2017 edition featuring the cast of OWN’s Queen Sugar.

·       Instrumental in relaunching JET Magazine’s print edition.

·       Established exclusive content and garnered celebrity interviews including Spike Lee and John Singleton.

Managing Editor | Hollywood.com | New York, NY | August 2015 – January 2017

·       Oversaw and guided staff of writers while increasing website traffic by 50%.

·       Improved user engagement by establishing best SEO practices while ensuring the continued enhancements of the site.

·       Formed relationships with partners Playbuzz and Apester while keeping a pulse on viral content.

·       In January 2016, one item alone garnered 4.2 million pageviews.

·       Planned, programmed and researched with Ad Sales team, writers and Social Media Editor to deliver quality trending and evergreen entertainment news.

Contributing Writer | Shadow and Act | New York, NY | January 2014- Present

·       Critiques an expansive list of films and TV series yearly as an increasingly sought-after film critic.

·       Generated a breath of media contacts and travels extensively for press junkets, major film festivals, and VIP events.

·   Produces exclusive interviews with entertainment figures including Oprah Winfrey.

Education

Columbia University | New York, NY| Masters of Arts in Film Studies 2014

New York University  | New York, NY | Bachelors of Arts in Cinema Studies 2012

Skills

Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Film Criticism, Journalism, Management , Communication, Time Management, Photoshop