Detail-oriented Copywriter and Editor with both magazine and digital publishing experience. Proficient at Word, Excel, and Adobe Photo Shop. Specializes in research and academic articles with additional experience in digital publications and eBooks.
Detail oriented Fast worker Proficient proofreader Strong research skills Experienced in APA and MLA formatting
May 2010 to October 2012 Amble Newspaper — New Cityland, CA Copywriter and Editor • Conducted research and collected source materials for medical, legal, and parenting articles. • Wrote 5 feature articles per week on a variety of topics, including home improvement and gardening. • Edited peer articles daily and provided feedback on content and structure. • Worked with colleagues to create news articles that were exciting, vibrant, and informative. January 2009 to May 2010 Happy Town Newspaper • New Cityland, CA Copywriter and Editor • Edited feature articles for staff writers on a variety of topics, including current events and obituaries. • Interviewed local sources to improve article credibility. • Performed in • depth line editing for articles. • Assisted senior editors with proofreading. • Controlled scheduling for articles and ensured publication occurred on time. January 2007 to December 2008 Factual Publishing, Inc. — New Cityland, CA Copywriter and Editor • Performed fact • checks, line edits, and proofreading for new books. • Created and edited book covers for new publications. • Wrote and published two books. • Assisted potential writers with story improvements.
2006 University of California, New Cityland, CA Bachelor of Arts, English 2008 University of California, New Cityland, CA Master of Arts, English