Connie Puntoriero has had her written and photographic work printed in several media publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, ALB (Asian Legal Business), Australian Broker, Mortgage Professional Australia, 3D World, The Area News and GO Magazine.
She is currently working as a producer, photographer and script writer for a television program, Intolerance, an alternative health cooking show, to feature on the Lifestyle Channel, Foxtel.
Puntoriero completed a six month contract with publishing company, Key Media, working as a photographer, and image librarian. During her time here Puntoriero continued to work freelance on a range of other photographic and TV contracts.
She has worked as a co-producer alongside 60 Minutes journalist, Peter Overton, on The Special Olympics Documentary, which ran on Foxtel for one month, she was responsible, script writing, interviewing, and production of the film.
With Key Media Puntoriero developed a central image library for the companies ten magazines, she was also responsible for taking photographs, mainly portraiture and succeeded with 10 cover images. Working in a publishing environment also acquired skills in typography and magazine layout, and was always involved in the layout of her images.
Puntoriero completed a Diploma in Journalism at the reputable Macleay College with distinction and credits and will further develop her studies in this area indefinitely. Some of the subjects covered in the curriculum were short hand, Quark Xpress and Photoshop she excelled in these subjects and continues to learn and develop the skills necessary to work in a professional career in journalism.
She has completed an Advanced Diploma in Marketing and Public relations in 1999 and has worked in both marketing and advertising roles, in her most recent position with outdoor advertising company Adshel she was responsible for the operations of advertising campaigns for clients including Pepsi, Southcorp and L'Oreal.
Puntoriero works freelance in marketing and public relations, she is currently working on the hugely successful dance party event held monthly ‘Deep as Funk’ produced by Riff Productions, she works on the marketing interior design and publicity of event.
Other freelance activities she works on include short documentary style movies that she co producers with her husband, her most recent was a 15-minute production for local hairdressing salon Michael Wolf in Potts Point.
Following her interest in this area she has also volunteered with Sydney’s short film festival, Tropfest, for 2001 and 2002 she was responsible for administrative duties and event management on the night.
She has completed volunteer work both in Australia and overseas for organistions such as Leukaemia Foundation, Special Olympics, and a children’s orphanage in Lithuania.