Alex Csedrik

Award-Winning Writer. Comedian.
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ABOUT ME

Alex Csedrik

Writer. Comedian.

I am an award-winning writer with over nine years of experience who creates engaging content in various forms such as blogs, eBooks, and traditional and digital media campaigns. I possess strong research and communication skills for diverse categories such as aesthetics, HVAC, plastics, and more. Also, I am a professional comedian with over seven years of experience. I have performed in clubs such as Greenwich Village Comedy Club, EastVille, Gotham, Stand-Up NY, Caroline’s, New York Comedy Club, and the Stress Factory. I have been in the Hoboken Comedy Festival, Meadowlands Comedy Festival, and the 10th Black Box Comedy Festival. I am the producer and owner of WOW Comedy, and I produce monthly comedy shows at House of ‘Que in Hoboken every fourth Wednesday of the Month; and Suite Bar in New York every second Saturday of the month.

Honors

  • Anthologized (A Mad World), Gateways, 2018
  • Long-listed, 2018 DISQUIET Literary Prize (Life Plan), July 2018, DISQUIET
  • 2017 Performer, Meadowlands Comedy Club Festival, Hoboken, NJ
  • Honorable Mention, 42nd New Millenium Awards for Fiction (Life Plan), July 2016, New Millenium Writings
  • Nominated for the 2016 Pushcart Prize in Fiction (P.C.C.) by Scarlet Leaf Review
  • Anthologized (P.C.C.) Scarlet Leaf Review Short-Story Anthology Vol 1, 2016
  • Republished (P.C.C.) in February 2016 Issue, Scarlet Leaf Review
  • 2015 Performer, Hoboken Comedy Festival, Hoboken, NJ
  • 2015 Performer, Meadowlands Comedy Club Festival, Secaucus, NJ
  • 2015 Performer, NJFunnyFest, Jersey City, NJ
  • Winner Second Place Fiction Award (Writer’s Block), 2015 Revival Issue of Big Pond Rumour
  • 2014 Performer, Black Box Comedy Festival, Atlanta, GA
  • Winner 2014 Winter Second Writing Prize (Sergeant’s Home), Dream Quest One
  • Honorable Mention 2009 Fall Writing Contest (For Your Country), Coq and Bull
  • Winner 2008 Creative Writing Fiction Award, DeSales University

Contact Number

(201) 207-8241

Resident of

Hoboken, New Jersey

PORTFOLIO

Portfolio

Atlantic Health System "Skipped a Beat" 60 Second Radio Spot

Why Businesses Should Use PVC Signage – Vycom

According to FedEx Office, 68% of consumers believe a business’ signage illustrates the quality of its products or services. Therefore, it is essential for businesses to have signs that convey their message quickly and in an engaging manner. In order to achieve this,...

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How to Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Disaster – Air Group

The holidays are about being thankful for your family and friends...and the amazing food. Holiday gatherings, dinners, brunches and parties, are what we look forward to, but unfortunately, the extra cooking and additional people in your home create clogged drains....

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Website Copy

Creative Writing

Stand-Up

Shows

Upcoming Shows

February 9, 7:00-11:00AM…….Lyndhurst PBA Fundraiser, Lyndhurst, NJ

February 10, 7:30-9:00PM…….Tierney’s, Montclair, NJ

March 1, 8:00-9:30PM………….Redd’s, Carlstadt, NJ

March 9, 5:30-6:45PM…………..WOW Comedy at Suite Bar, New York, NY

March 13, 8:30-10:00PM……….LITM, Jersey City, NJ

March 22, 8:00-9:30PM…………The Station, Cranburry, NJ

March 23, 9:00-10:30PM……….Jim Dandy’s, Rutherford, NJ

April 6, 8:00-10:00PM……………Nutley Knights of Columbus, Nutley, NJ

April 7, 4:00-8:00PM……………..Milk Crate Comedy, New York, NY

April 7, 8:30-10:00PM…………..Comedy Dungeon, Jazz on the Park, New York, NY

April 13, 5:30-6:45PM……………WOW Comedy at Suite Bar, New York, NY

 

 

 

February 9, 7:00-11:00AM…….Lyndhurst PBA Fundraiser, Lyndhurst, NJ

February 10, 7:30-9:00PM…….Tierney’s, Montclair, NJ

March 1, 8:00-9:30PM…………..Redd’s, Carlstadt, NJ

March 9, 5:30-6:45PM…………..WOW Comedy at Suite Bar, New York, NY

March 13, 8:30-10:00PM……….LITM, Jersey City, NJ

March 22, 8:00-9:30PM…………The Station, Cranburry, NJ

March 23, 9:00-10:30PM……….Jim Dandy’s, Rutherford, NJ

April 6, 8:00-10:00PM……………Nutley Knights of Columbus, Nutley, NJ

April 7, 4:00-8:00PM……………..Milk Crate Comedy, New York, NY

April 7, 8:30-10:00PM…………..Comedy Dungeon, Jazz on the Park, New York, NY

April 13, 5:30-6:45PM……………WOW Comedy at Suite Bar, New York, NY

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Colossus Media Group

September 2018 – Present

Director of Digital Marketing

•     Pitch digital marketing campaigns to potential clients
•     Oversee blog quality to meet agency standards while utilizing SEO tactics
•     Write reports using key performance indicators to highlight campaign performance
•     Strategize how to increase organic search results

 

Colossus Media Group

June 2018 – Present

Freelance Copywriter

•     Improve clients’ Google SERP ranking through blogging with SEO tactics
•     Write case studies to illustrate the impact of our services
•     Script videos that highlight clients’ services

GWP Inc.

April 2016 – May 2018

Copywriter

•     Wrote brand-appropriate, creative copy for eBooks, paid search ads, print ads, and product brochures
•     Scripted radio and television commercials tailored to target audiences
•     Researched and wrote monthly blogs using SEO tactics about clients in diverse categories such as aesthetics, laser vision correction, and marketing
•     Implemented paid search strategy that increased conversions up to 25% for all clients

Various

Sept 2009 – present

Freelance Writer

•     Blog about various marketing tips to generate organic leads for U & I Dezign
•     Write lifestyle and movie articles for BroBible.com and Guyspeed.com
•     Write website copy using SEO tactics for various themes for Divi Dezigns LLC

 

WOW Comedy

July 2013 – present

Owner/Producer

•      Write copy for flyers and social media marketing
•      Secure media coverage for shows in various publications such as the Hudson Reporter, Hoboken Girl blog, and H! Magazine
•      Host shows with crowds ranging from 10 to 100 audience members
•      Produce fundraisers for groups such as the Cub Scouts and police emergency squad, and politicians
•      Book talent ranging from up-and-coming comics to headliners

Various Colleges

Sept 2011 – Apr 2016

Adjunct Professor

•      Taught Developmental English; Composition I and II; Introduction to Literature; Western Literary Tradition I; and Creative Writing at Montclair State and Caldwell Universities; Bloomfield and Berkeley Colleges; Essex County and Passaic County Colleges
•      Edited formal essays and informal writing responses                                                                                                                               •      Improved communication skills of students of diverse backgrounds
•      Managed classrooms with 15-25 students per class
•      Lectured for 6-week, 12-week, and 15-week semesters