Freelancing CV

A Brief Freelancing Resume for Joel Habush, DBA Joel Habush Productions

Freelance writer/producer. 10-86 — present

Freelance writing/producing radio and tv commercials and videos for agencies and businesses primarily in Milwaukee and Chicago. Produce jingles in Nashville, Milwaukee, and Chicago. Write catalogs and brochures and ads for industrial and consumer accounts. Write and Edit Newsletters. Extensive radio experience.


  • New York City Film Festival Silver Medal (Nursing home video)
  • Silver Microphone National Winners (Radio commercials for restaurants and hospitals)
  • Wisconsin Hospital Association First Place Award (Television, radio, and newspaper ad campaign for Geriatric Centerat Family Hospital)
  • National ADDY (Humorous Point of Sale for Miller Brewing)
  • First Place in National Goodwill Advertising Competition (Humorous radio campaign)
  • Third Place Award from Variety Club Children’s Charities in 2000 International competition (Newsletter);

Accounts worked on include:


  • Anden Business Systems
  • U-Line Corporation
  • Hillshire Farm
  • Florida FTP/NEA
  • Family Hospital
  • Empire Level Mfg.
  • Saz’s Restaurant, Saz’s Catering, Saz’s Barbecue Products
  • Avalon Manor Retirement Home
  • Milwaukee Presbyterian Home
  • Apple Holler Restaurant
  • Appleland Tours
  • River Valley Home Improvements
  • The Brook Club, Racquet and Fitness
  • Sign-A-Rama
  • JM Gruel Enterprises
  • Pro Putting Greens
  • Variety, The Children’s Charity of Wisconsin
  • Care & Counsel/Problem Gambling Help
  • Schmidt, Rupke, Tess-Mattner & Fox SC Law Firm

Through agencies:

  • Quarles & Brady Law Firm
  • Pulte Master Builders
  • Weight Watchers of Kentucky
  • Valeo
  • Security Bank
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • The Medical Center of Lake County
  • Forest Hospital
  • Unicare
  • Woodland Health Center
  • Dove Healthcare
  • La-Z-Boy Showcase Shoppes
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Melody Top Theater
  • Marquette University
  • Waupaca Elevator
  • Kondex Corporation
  • Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Services
  • American Bowling Congress
  • Badger Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Easter Seals of Southeast Wisconsin


  • Charter Board Member of the Great American Children’s Theatre, served for twelve years
  • Board member of the Wisconsin Tennis Association for eight years
  • Board Member of the Variety Club of Wisconsin for ten years
  • Leadership Team, Working Writers of Wisconsin, served as Marketing Director (Currently President)
  • Member of the Referrals Unlimited East Chapter of BNI for ten years, served terms as President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Membership Committee Chairman