Resume

ELLEN COUNT

cop_talk@yahoo.com ellen@ewcount.com

BOOKS, MAGAZINES

COP TALK: True Detective Stories from the NYPD
Simon & Schuster Pocket Books, 1994/95 hard/soft

The Hundred Percent Squad
Warner Books, 1991/92
hard/soft; optioned, CBS-TV

Looking Thin (co-author/writer) Rawson Assoc., 1981/82

The New York Times, Elle Decor, Elle,
New York, Family Circle,
TWA Ambassador,
Mystery Net. corn

Resident Publications -
NYC neighborhood weeklies,
“From the Squad Room” column
New York’s Finest (PBA magazine), other police periodicals

ADDITIONAL NYC-RELATED FREELANCE

MidCity News Bryant Park weekly
writer/editor (2000-2001)
The Park Terrace Gardens Bee monthly founder/editor (2001-2004)
Historical Inwood photo show for Park Terrace Gardens (2000)

MEMBERSHIPS, HONORS

American Society of
Journalists and Authors

Sisters in Crime,
program chair 1991-2001,
honorary life member, NY Chapter

Mystery Writers of America,
NY Chapter program chair, program committee 1992-present

NYPD Citizens Police Academy graduate (1997)
NYPD Citizens Police Academy Alumni program chair (2002)

CORPORATE CAREER

Trade journalist, editorial copywriter,
promotion copywriter,
promotion director:
Fairchild Publications, Conde Nast,
NY Times Magazines,
Knapp Communications,
Time Inc. (partial list)

EDUCATION

B.A., Bennington College
(creative writing major)
Bronx H.S. of Science