Matthew Phillp
BVA, MA in Journalism
E-mail: contact@matthewphillp.com


EDUCATION

MASTER OF JOURNALISM – 2001-2003
University of Technology, Sydney

Subjects: Advanced Journalism Theory, Research and Reporting, Advanced Print Features, Editing and Publishing (1 and 2)

BACHELOR OF VISUAL ARTS (Sculpture, Performance and Installation) – 1997-1999
Sydney College of the Arts (University of Sydney)

Subjects: Modernity and Post Modernity, Art and the Asia Pacific, Time, Technology and Memory

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

06/06 – Present – WRITER, LIVINGSOCIAL.COM.AU –

- Daily filing of copy for nationwide and regional Living Social email deals.

07/07 – Present – NEW YORK CORRESPONDENT, DNA MAGAZINE – NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA/SYDNEY, NSW, AUSTRALIA

- Monthly filing of celebrity interviews, culture analysis and travel features that center on New York and US culture.

10/05 – 02/09 – PRESENTER/CO-PRODUCER, D LIST RADIO – NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA

- As a presenter: presentation of a weekly segment "This Week In Review" for live to air broadcast
- As a producer: coordination of guests, research, on air interviewing, segment concept development

4/06 – 12/06 – CONTENT EDITOR, WWW.DLIST.COM – NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA

- Cultural consultant on all advertising campaigns and major content decisions
- Management of online page layout

- Liason for featured bloggers and musicians

- Development of content based promotions

- Writer of all featured online heading text

9/04 – 11/04 – ASSISTANT EDITOR, LISTINGS DEPARTMENT – VILLAGE VOICE ONLINE, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA

- Wrote listings for multiple categories
- Developed new categories

- Coordinated coverage of the 5 boroughs of New York City with other Assistant Editors

7/03 – 8/04 – RESEARCH ASSISTANT TO EXECUTIVE EDITOR –VILLAGE VOICE, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA

- Research and reportage
- Interview subject sourcing
- Statistical analysis
- Copy editing
- Fact checking

AWARDS

2009 – Nominee – Glammy Awards, New York – Best Writer (Reluctantwhore.com, DNA Magazine)
2008 – Nominee– Glammy Awards, New York – Best Writer (Reluctantwhore.com, DNA Magazine)
2006–Winner – Winner – Lawther/Graff Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival. – “A Long Struggle” documentary. (Writer)
2004–Winner– People Choice Award, MCC Young Adult Fiction Competition.– “The Arts Administrationiste” short story

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

07/11-Present– Literacy Tutor– Literacy Partners, New York, New York
6/00-1/02 - Editorial Coordinator, Artichoke –2SER FM
4/02 – Editorial Intern – Australian Consolidated Press
6/01 – Editorial Intern – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
5/01 – Editorial Intern – Studio Magazines