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Daniel Cole

Editor-in-ChiefBerlin, Germany
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Daniel Cole

Editor-in-ChiefBerlin, Germany
About me
A creative and editorial lead for industry leading brands in entertainment, technology, and culture. Experience in launching content platforms, overseeing campaigns, and managing multiple digital and print publications. I have also contributed to many leading outlets with diverse audiences, have moderated at festivals, curated events, launched podcasts, and been a consultant for several leadiong brand activations. https://thedancolereview.com http://thedancolereview.pressfolios.com Berlin-based journalist and copywriter with brand consultancy experience, and music industry background. In 2015, I launched a new print publication for DJBroadcast and established an events series of events that brought social awareness to the city’s music scene. I also work as a brand consultor, connecting music to larger activations, and have been involved in several large-scale music events throughout Europe. I am a regular contributor to Thrillist, XLR8R, and Drowned in Sound, and more recently launched the new editorial platform for leading music company Native Instruments.
Projects
  • Electronic Beats: Fanzines Article
    I wrote a piece for Telekom Electronic Beats about modern 'zines for modern 'zenes. Check it out:
  • Copywriter: Zospeum
    Lead copywriter for Zospeum campaign: new architectural design that works with natural light.
  • Curating Berlin content for Google travel app: Touring Bird
    Curated, created and lead the Berlin content initiative for (now defunct) Google travel app.
  • Project co-ordinator: Nabihah Iqbal video for Native Instruments
    Lead and curated an in-the-studio music production video with Nabihah Iqbal.
  • Moderator: Native Sessions
    Moderated and presented at several Native Instruments events.
  • Consultant and location scout: Taste of Berlin for Jägermeister
    Spearheaded the location and talent scouting for the Berlin addition to Jägermeister's Taste Of campaign.
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Work history
    Chief EditorNative Instruments
     - Berlin, GermanyFull Time
    As Editor-in-Chief, it has been my role to regularly curate, edit, publish, and generally create content that reflects the diverse and changing nature of contemporary music from across the globe, featuring a diverse set of topics, and artists, while also managing content distribution strategies and affiliate partnerships.
    Editor-in-chiefProtein
     - Berlin, GermanyFull Time
    Devised and executed the content strategy and launch for music and culture platform, DJBroadcast. In just over two years, DJBroadcast established itself as a trusted outlet with a unique identity and an strong user base. DJBroadcast was a multi-platform outlet that produced: - online content - films & documentaries - print publications My position reprised the following roles: - Editor - Copy - Content
Skills
  • Music
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Critic
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Blogging
  • Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Pitching
  • Features
  • Proofreading
  • Communications
  • Word