James Kinsley 100 Broadway Lane
New Parkland, CA, 91010
Cell: (555) 987-1234
Meticulous Copywriter proficient at expeditiously editing texts, checking for spelling and grammar errors and determining issues with continuity. Consistently acting as a team player to achieve goals and meet deadlines while remaining equally adept at working well independently with little oversight. Specialize in maintaining quality of work.
• Solid grasp of spelling, punctuations, grammar and basic editing techniques • Proficient in MS Word, Photoshop and various editing applications • Demonstrated an ability to meet strict deadlines while retaining quality • Ability to work flexible schedules and extended hours • Excellent ability to prioritize tasks • Ability to take constructive criticism to improve abilities • Demonstrated an ability for paying attention to details
April 2009 to Present Waterfront Newspaper—New Cityland, CA Copywriter • Edited various stories, including feature pieces, in a timely manner. • Double-checked articles for accuracy before they were published in print or online. • Assisted with the research process for various articles. • Contributed to the update to the newspaper’s website and social media content. • Checked newspaper’s blog posts and daily social media posts for accuracy. November 2007 to March 2009 Media Services—New Cityland, CA Copywriter • Rewrote articles for other authors as necessary at the request of editors. • Checked the accuracy of ads placed for various clients and corrected errors. • Confirmed the accuracy of any quotes used before submitting final articles. August 2003 to November 2007 California Travel Magazine—New Cityland, CA Copywriter • Worked with other copywriters on staff to meet publication deadlines. • Provided constructive feedback to writers on staff at the direction of the editor. • Managed website content for the magazine, often writing and editing pieces. • Assisted with the redesign of the online version of the magazine.
2003 University of California, New Cityland, CA Bachelor of Communications, Journalism
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