Editor In Chief resume example with 3 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Motivated Team leader and writer with 4 years experience in supporting and training senior editing staff, young writers, and professional hires alike in a professional and university environment. Worked alone and as a team to produce engaging, accurate and current stories for local communities. Strong problem-solver, researcher, collaborator and conflict manager with excellent understanding of shaping and developing compelling content. Keen interest in constantly developing leadership abilities and supporting coworkers in their own development.

  • Experience in community building, developing and maintaining multiple new relationships on personal and organizational level
  • Experience working as individual and team leader to meet deadlines
  • Project prioritization and management experience (3 years)
  • Editing copy for grammar, factual accuracy, and appeal (3 years)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Wix, Wordpress, Google office suite
  • Management experience (3 years)
  • Experience training young writers and editors in basic journalism and core writing skills (2 years)
Work History
Editor-in-Chief, 11/2019 - 08/2020
University Of Florida Gainesville, FL,
  • Supported and encouraged editorial board to provide independent and engaging advice, opinions and perspectives to enhance publication relevancy and student interest
  • Trained and mentored editors and assistant editors in building healthy relationships with writers, sources, university departments, and local businesses to facilitate creation of compelling and relevant content.
  • Communicated across University departments and third party contractors to secure healthy budget funding following COVID related university spending cuts
  • Collaborated with Copy Editor to develop new, efficient and productive set of editing guidelines that facilitated writer growth and knowledge of associated press writing style
Copy Editor & Creative Writing Editor , 11/2018 - 11/2019
Consumeraffairs San Francisco, CA,
  • Reviewed and made final edits on all stories for quarterly magazine
  • Pitched content strategies and story ideas to better engage with and inform student body
  • Engaged in community building and hosted workshops within Mace & Crown publication to effectively combat writer turnover and create consistent career and training opportunities for writers and editors
  • Managed a team of 15 writers producing content for print and online publication
  • Collaborated with graphic designer to create compelling illustrations for poetic and creative writing submissions
  • Delegated and tracked each staff member's assignments and deadlines.
  • Conducted editorial meetings with 7 other editors to collaborate and review proposed publication suggestions.
  • Engaged in recruiting activities and training of new writers in basics of reporting, feature story writing, and associated press style guide
Editor- Technology and Gaming, 04/2018 - 11/2018
Mace & Crown City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with communications department and public relations professors to effectively recruit writers and increase student readership.
  • Trained team of 6 new writers in associated press writing style and basic interview skills.
  • Maintained tight schedule and assigned stories to writers producing content for both online website and seasonal magazine
  • Created and managed mailing lists and social/workshop events to foster collaboration and team spirit between writers
  • Collaborated with Editor-in-chief, graphic designer, and writers to produce content relevant to interests of students on campus and local community in regards to both gaming and new medical/technological developments
Freelance Content Writer, 09/2020 - 08/2022
Mace & Crown City, STATE,
  • Conducted extensive internet research to provide facts and statistics for articles and blogs.
  • Created monthly Excel spreadsheets to manage client projects and deadlines.
  • Used Microsoft Word, Google Docs and SharePoint to store and share created documents.

Staff Writer, 08/2017 - 04/2018
Company Name City, State,
  • Early experience as a self starter, developing time-management skills and an adaptable mindset.
  • Pursued and developed news articles and feature stories on wide range of topics while on assignment for online and print publication, coordinating images and layout to deliver proper presentation.
  • Worked independently to pursue interesting and compelling stories across local arts and entertainment community
  • Applied understanding of public opinion, social media and traditional media use to create engaging and attention-grabbing stories.
  • Thoroughly researched and fact checked all stories to maintain journalistic integrity and engage more deeply with readers.
  • Independently cultivated contacts and sources to gather more information for stories and create new story opportunities later down line.
Front Desk Agent, 08/2022 - Current
Company Name City, State,
  • Used internal software to process reservations, check-ins and check-outs.
  • Acquired in-depth knowledge of surrounding area to offer guests with information about dining options, entertainment and shopping activities.
  • Greeted visitors and customers upon arrival, offered assistance and answered questions to build rapport and retention.
  • Trained new hires in customer service and time management skills.
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, Expected in 09/2020
Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA

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School Attended

  • Old Dominion University

Job Titles Held:

  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Copy Editor & Creative Writing Editor
  • Editor- Technology and Gaming
  • Freelance Content Writer
  • Staff Writer
  • Front Desk Agent


  • Bachelor of Arts

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