Emmy and Peabody award winning writer, editor, producer and photographer

Extensive experience in broadcast television, radio, World Wide Web, magazine, book and web publishing

Familiarity with web 2.0 tools


•           Jim Richards Productions. Writer/producer of short films and multi-media projects for clients including American Institute of Architects, Radio and Television News Directors Foundation, and National Association of Minority Media Executives

*           Digital Music columnist for  (



  • Washington Post. Regular contributor of biweekly “Live!” music and arts preview column for regional editions in two DC-area counties. (2004-2009)


•       “Kinetic City Super Crew” –  writer for children’s educational Web site

•       Challenger Center for Space Science Education – rewrote content for site relaunch:


•       “Kinetic City Super Crew” – writer, editor and vocal contributor to nationally syndicated weekly half-hour comedy adventure  series. PEABODY AWARD Radio Broadcast Excellence

•       International Radio Festival “New Waves” – segment producer/script consultant to syndicated  weekly music/variety series for teenagers


•       “It Had To Be You” – Executive Story Editor for CBS Network sitcom starring Faye Dunaway, Robert Uhrich

•       “The Trouble With Larry” – Story Editor for CBS sitcom starring Bronson Pinchot, Courtney Cox

•       “Hot Hero Sandwich” Staff Writer, NBC comedy/variety series for teenagers.  EMMY AWARD, Television Writing for children

•       Children’s Television Workshop, International division – Script Writer for “The Electric Company” for Arabic audiences


•           “Nitelife” – Script consultant, original independent film feature.

•           “The Family That Plays Together “ – Author, original script

BOOKS (Sole author):

•              Snow Problem: The Case of the Mushing Madness, Kinetic City Super Crew series, McGraw-Hill

•              Metal Heads: The Case of the Rival Robots, Kinetic City Super Crew series, McGraw-Hill

•              Ask Kermit About Space, Walden/Henson Associates

•              Bruce Springsteen, Ballantine Books

BOOKS (Contributor):

•              Jim Henson’s Bedtime Stories series, Henson/Field Publications

•              Muppets! Muppets! Muppets!, Muppet Press/Derrydale

•              Rolling Stone Year in Review, Charles Scribner’s Sons

•              The Rock Yearbook, Virgin Books



•           Muppet  Contributing editor, music columnist,  entertainment features

•           United Features Syndicate – Weekly syndicated rock music and  cable TV columnist

•           Video – Contributing editor, Kidvid columnist, reviews, features

Free-lance feature articles:

*           Arts and culture for the aging – official magazine of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

•           Music and pop culture – Interview, Musician, The New York Times, ReAct, Redbook, Rolling Stone

•           Children’s entertainment: – Barbie, Parenting, Scholastic, Action, Sesame Street, Sports Illustrated for Kids


  • Newspaper Association of America: Scripts for promotional  films for NAA convention events.
  • Athena Awards ceremonies (best newspaper advertising) and Edgie Awards (best newspaper web sites): script consultant
  • NBC’s The Source (rock radio) Network, Westwood One Radio Network.  Promotional brochures and newsletters.
  • Elektra Records: Script Writer for short promotional films for industry conventions, radio and print advertising copy.
  • Columbia Records, Virgin Records, Charisma Records: Promotional ad copy for new albums, artist biographies.


B.A., Dramatic Literature, New York University

References, written samples and video clips available upon request.

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