Jon Reiner

Jon Reiner - Ghostwriter

New York, United States

Award-winning author and ghostwriter of memoirs, essays, editorials and speeches for executives, celebrities, artists and athletes.

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Overview

I have ghostwritten memoirs, essays, editorials and speeches for notable people who have sought my expertise and discretion, (captains of industry, Oscar-winning actors and directors, Olympic champions, and a U.S. First Lady.) I am also the James Beard Award-winning author of the memoir The Man Who Couldn't Eat. My non-fiction and fiction have appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic, The New York Times and elsewhere. Additionally, I am the director-writer of the award-winning documentary film Tree Man.
Services
Short-Form Content
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Design
Entertainment
Music
Photography
Political Science & Current Affairs
Sports & Outdoors
Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Plays & Screenplays
Short Story

Awards

  • James Beard Award for Magazine Feature Writing

Work experience

Writing Teacher

Gotham Writers Workshop
October, 2015 – Present (about 5 years)

Classroom instructor of creative writing and filmmaking classes including Memoir Writing, Fiction Writing and Documentary Filmmaking.

Creative Director

Jack Morton Worldwide
September, 2004 – February, 2007 (over 2 years)

Lead creative executive creating and directing global integrated media and live campaigns for leading consumer and technology brands.

Chief Storyteller

Self-employed
June, 2004 – Present (over 16 years)

I create words, pictures and sounds that tell the narratives of organizations and individuals to change audience perception. I have written and directed narratives for clients in industries including technology, entertainment, consumer products, pharmaceutical, healthcare, finance, government and the arts. Story content delivered across all social and traditional media.

Director, Movie and Television Production Marketing

Sony Electronics
January, 2002 – June, 2004 (over 2 years)

Lead marketing executive to the movie and television production industries for the transformation to digital technology. Successfully led the digital production transition for major movie studios, television networks and independent production companies. Changed the way the world makes content.

Vice President

TSI Communications
March, 1995 – August, 2001 (over 6 years)

Senior executive leading editorial content development, communications strategy and media relations for global consumer and technology brands.

Portfolio (1 selected work)

The Man Who Couldn't Eat

Jon Reiner

“I’m a glutton in a greyhound’s body, a walking contradiction, in the grip of the one thing I can’t have—food.”Food is not just sustenance. It is memories, a lobster roll on the beach in Maine; heritage, hot pastrami club with a half-sour pickle; guilty pleasures, a chocolate rum-soaked Bundt cake; identity, vegetarian or carnivore. Food is the sensuality of a ripe strawberry or a pork chop si... read more

“I’m a glutton in a greyhound’s body, a walking contradiction, in the grip of the one thing I can’t have—food.”Food is not just sustenance. It is memories, a lobster roll on the beach in Maine; heritage, hot pastrami club with a half-sour pickle; guilty pleasures, a chocolate rum-soaked Bundt cake; identity, vegetarian or carnivore. Food is the sensuality of a ripe strawberry or a pork chop si... read more

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Michael Regier
Jon is a highly skilled writer and editor. He brought clarity to my project. He was responsive and delivered the project on time.

Michael Regier, December 2017


Rubina Mian
Highly intelligent professional who added value to the project. I would definitely recommend Jon. He went that extra mile.

Rubina Mian, November 2017

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