Professional writing and web content summary

Miriam Zolin is mature and versatile with strong skills and demonstrated strengths in web content strategy and management, web content project management, technical writing, editing, research and analysis. Miriam's experience in tertiary education and government environments is balanced with a portfolio of technical and web writing for businesses ranging from from investment management to professional services, biotech, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, service delivery & management, financial services and a range of small and medium businesses.

Miriam can work at any level of the content or document lifecycle, from planning and strategy through the writing itself, review, QA, delivery and publication. She can write and edit in commercial, academic, educational, technical and government contexts, employing appropriate style, voice and language for the target audience.

She is a focused and balanced problem solver. A natural mentor and leader, Miriam understands the extent and limitations of her influence and works well with authoring teams and all types of stakeholders and subject matter experts, building and nurturing great collaborative relationships.

Arts and Not for Profit Resume

Education

University of Melbourne, Master of Creative Writing, 2008
University of Melbourne, Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics, 2006
University of New England, Bachelor of Arts, 1987

Selected publications

2013 – 'Testimony, The Ties That Bind', an essay in Testimony: the Life of Charlie Parker
2012 – 'The Dog of Fiction and the Wolf of Memory', in Griffith Review 34
https://griffithreview.com/articles/the-dog-of-fiction-and-the-wolf-of-memory
2007 – 2013 Various contributions to the Australian Music Centre magazine Resonate
http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/artist/zolin-miriam
2005 – 2010 Various contributions to AllAboutJazz.com
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/profile.php?id=284
2003 – Tristessa & Lucido (UQP)

Editorial

2008 – Current: Managing and contributing editor, extempore press, responsible for publication of the extempore Journal (multiple contributors), Take Me Higher by John Clare, A Sudden Sentence In The Air: jazz poems by Geoff Page, Conjuror by Allan Browne, EXT2012 jazz writing anthology
2011 – 2015: Managing editor AustralianJazz.net

Public speaking and facilitation

2014 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues - onstage interview with Enrico Rava
2014 Melbourne Jazz Festival - onstage interview with Charles Lloyd and Maria Farantouri
2013 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues – onstage interview with Gerald Clayton
2008 – 2013 Mistress of ceremonies – launches of 9 extempore publications
2003 Sydney Writers Festival – panel discussion

Board membership

2003 – Eastside Radio, Paddington NSW Board Member and Board Secretary
2011 – 2012 Small Press Network, Board member and Board Secretary
2016 – current Arts Council Mansfield, Committee member and Secretary

Broadcasting

1987 – 2ARM radio, Armidale NSW (Late night jazz 9pm – midnight)
2001 – 2003 Eastside Radio
2014 – The AustralianJazz.net podcast

Teaching and workshops

2013 – current: Workshops ‘Words about music ‘ – Practical, repeatable techniques for musicians to use when writing reviews, artist statements, blurbs, media releases and other promotional content.

 

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