Ben Rock is an award-winning editor and creative director with over ten years of experience in communications and publications. His expertise includes content strategy, event marketing, and brand development for magazines, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

Ben is a media relations expert with web design experience and advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and other publishing software.

In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, working on his three novels, and sipping on a glass of wine while he watches the cat chase the dogs around the studio.
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Journal

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Laura Bell Bundy: Multiple Talents for Multiple Personalities


Laura Bell Bundy rarely gets a break.

On a relaxed day that was only supposed to include a short phone interview and some laundry before a night in Las Vegas with her girlfriends, her washing machine explodes.


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Qualifications

Expert in
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • AP Stylebook
  • Apple iWork
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • QuarkXPress
  • RapidWeaver
  • 5pm
  • Basecamp
Awards & Affiliations
  • Recipient of an APEX Award for Publication Excellence, 2013
  • Recipient of 2nd Place Award in Best of Collegiate Design 11, 2003
  • Member of the Greater Seattle Business Association
  • Former Media Partner of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Knowledgeable of
  • Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash
  • WordPress
  • HTML & CSS
  • HootSuite

Musings

A ‘spin’ is a lie. ‘Toy’ is bad, but ‘spled’ is good. Boy, the English language is just losing it. I should have treated it better.
Joss Whedon's character Buffy Summers

Employers

1.
Notkin Mechanical Engineers
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1. Operations & Marketing Specialist
Seattle, Washington
May 2014 to present
2.
UNITE Magazine
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2. Managing Editor
Nashville, Tennessee
August 2011 to June 2014
3.
National Health Care
for the Homeless Council
3. Communications Coordinator
Nashville, Tennessee
June 2012 to August 2013
4.
Out & About Newspaper
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4. Managing Editor & Creative Director
Nashville, Tennessee
February 2012 to September 2012
5.
Sky Publishers
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5. Editor
California
November 2011 to August 2012
6.
TRIM Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty
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6. Salon Director & Communications Coordinator
Nashville, Tennessee
November 2006 to October 2011
7.
The Limited
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7. Visual Merchandiser & Co-Manager
Antioch, Tennessee
August 2005 to January 2007
8.
The Flor-Ala Student Newspaper
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8. LifeStyle Editor
Florence, Alabama
August 2001 to October 2004

Contact

Projects

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UNITE Nashville
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Business
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Nashville
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Business
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Nashville
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Nashville
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Nashville
Writing. Editing. Design. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Magazine
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
UNITE Magazine
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.unitemag.com
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Creative direction. Brand development.

www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Creative strategy. Infographics based on original art by Keifel Agostini.
www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Creative strategy. Infographics based on original art by Keifel Agostini.
www.nhchc.org
Healing Hands
Editing.


www.nhchc.org
Healing Hands
Editing.


www.nhchc.org
Healing Hands
Editing.


www.nhchc.org
Out & About Newspaper
Writing.


www.outandaboutnashville.com
Out & About Newspaper
Writing.


www.outandaboutnashville.com
Out & About Newspaper
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Content strategy.

www.outandaboutnashville.com
Out & About Newspaper
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Content strategy.

www.outandaboutnashville.com
Out & About Newspaper
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Content direction.

www.outandaboutnashville.com
Out & About Newspaper
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Content strategy.

www.outandaboutnashville.com
Out & About Newspaper
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Content strategy.

www.outandaboutnashville.com
OMG! Magazine
Writing.


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OMG! Magazine
Writing.


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TRIM Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty
Editing.

www.trimclassicbarber.com
TRIM Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty
Editing.

www.trimclassicbarber.com
TRIM Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty
Writing.

www.trimclassicbarber.com
TRIM Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty
Writing.

www.trimclassicbarber.com
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National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Design. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.
www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.
www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.
www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.
www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Content strategy.

www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing.

www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Brand development. Content strategy.

www.nhchc.org
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Design. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy.
www.nhchc.org
Enter the category for this item: Web Content & Design
UNITE Magazine
Writing. Editing. Creative direction. Brand development. Content strategy. March 2013–present

www.unitemag.com
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Editing. Brand development. Content strategy. June 2012August 2013

www.nhchc.org