ADAM MOERDER

260 Withers St, Apt 1R, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Email: moerder@post.harvard.edu ¨ Phone: 610-781-8528

EDUCATION

 

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, MA

2003-2007

  • B.A. in English Language and Literature, Honors program

 

SCHUYLKILL VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, Leesport, PA

1999-2003

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

LARRY SCHWARZ AND HIS BAND, New York, NY

2008-2012

Television Writer

  • Scripted and story edited for animated and live action television programs
  • Credits include Thumb Wrestling Federation, broadcast on Cartoon Network, and Speed Racer: The Next Generation and Alien Dawn, broadcast on Nicktoons
  • Professional contact: John Holt, producer; phone: 917-435-1758

 

FULL FATHOM FIVE PUBLISHING, New York, NY

2010-2012

Writer

  • Young adult novel publishing company founded and run by writer James Frey
  • Worked on proposals, sample chapters, and full manuscripts for young adult novels
  • Professional contact: Jessica Almon, editor; phone: 212-625-5324

 

NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS AUTISM SPECIAL, New York, NY

Autumn 2010

Contributor

  • Provided comedy material for charity TV special on Comedy Central
  • Event was produced by Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions and featured comedians Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Chris Rock, et al.

 

THE NEW YORKER, New York, NY

2009-2010

Cartoon Assistant

  • Organized the magazine’s cartoon department
  • Oversaw the weekly back-page cartoon Caption Contest
  • Aided freelance cartoonists and updated cartoon portion of magazine’s website
  • Professional contact: Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor; phone: 212-286-5909

 

ARTS AND MEDIA EXPERIENCE

 

PITCHFORK MEDIA, Chicago, IL

2005-2009

Freelance Music Writer

·    Wrote and researched album, track and concert reviews on a weekly basis

·    Professional reference: Scott Plagenhoef, Managing Editor; phone: 773-276-2686

 

THE HARVARD LAMPOON, Cambridge, MA

2004-2007

President, Editor

·    World’s oldest continually published humor magazine, est. 1876

·    Oversaw layout, writing, circulation, special events and other administrative duties

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

·    Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, InDesign; Filemaker Pro; Quark