Editorial Director resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Profile I am an experienced editorial director and content leader who is adept at leading integrated communications programs to reach targeted audiences. I am also experienced at producing video for use in multiple platforms and producing and hosting webinars, podcasts and writing conference speeches and presentations.
  • Story and Content Idea Development
  • Publication Production Oversight
  • Problem Resolution
  • Budget Compliance
  • Copy Proofreading
  • Proof Review and Approval
  • Marketing Collaboration
  • New Stories Development
  • Production Management
  • Editorial Policy Making
  • Author Relations
  • Project Coordination
  • Event and Story Coverage
  • Editing Team Supervision
  • Fact Checking
  • Reporter Supervision
  • Content and Style Updating
  • Publication Content Planning
Education and Training
University of Pittsburgh , Expected in 04/1991 BA : Communications & Humanities, Journalism and Public Relations - GPA :
Avispa - Editorial Director
West Hollywood, CA, 08/2014 - Current
  • Promoted to editorial director of company in 2019
  • Manage and produce energy content development for digital, print, video and audio media
  • Lead content initiatives involving current energy markets and emerging energy markets
  • Write and edit articles and reports based on complex data science and trends
  • Developed new conferences and video programs to reach wider audiences both in-person and virtually
  • Serve as primary host and interviewer for conferences and videos
  • Lead company’s editorial products, including Oil and Gas Investor and E&P magazines, as well as
  • Led company’s e-newsletter development and distribution
  • Manage a team of 15 in-house editors and several contributors
  • Group, , Digital News Group
  • Managed the development of digital content for the company’s websites, e-notes and all digital media platforms
  • Managed video content, develop video scripts and to produce web videos in remote locations and in our in-house studio
  • Edited articles for print and digital; develop and mentor staff editors
  • Managed the company’s Digital News Group and worldwide contributor network, which writes, edits and reports on the global energy market
  • Represented magazines at industry events
  • Began my career at the company as Group Managing Editor for Oil and Gas Australia, in which I worked with the editorial staff in Australia to produce the bi-monthly magazine, website and digital products
  • Worked with the managing director of the Australia division to build a new international department within the company
  • Was promoted to the U.S
  • Digital News Group in 2015
  • Received FOLIO: award for Best Website– Energy
Publicis Groupe - Media Manager
Austin, TX, 07/2012 - 08/2014
  • Managed editorial and content development for GI Jobs, Vetrepreneur and STEM Jobs magazines and digital media channels
  • Developed editorial plan for new education magazine and website
  • Redesigned the company’s magazines and digital media, including social media and content marketing strategies
  • Supervised department of editors and writers in developing content for both print magazines and digital media
  • Managed SEO analysis and content development plans
  • Developed marketing plans for editorial content via third-party content share programs and relationships with consumer media that has included USA Today, The Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, Fortune, and several target niche consumer and trade publications
  • Supervised the creation of infographs, multimedia content, videos, memes, webinars and other interactive events
  • Monitored the success of outreach via social media and website metrics
  • Represented magazine brands at industry events
Avispa - Editorial Director
Newark, NJ, 06/2007 - 07/2012
  • Served as Editorial Director for company’s portfolio of magazines, and all ancillary products, including websites and mobile apps
  • Served as Editor-in-Chief of company’s flagship magazine, Lodging
  • Managed staff of managing editors, associate editors and freelancers
  • Managed all editorial budgets
  • Led development of new magazine website, which increased traffic by 300%, and revenue by more than 400%
  • Manage and produce online content, including newsletters, webcasts and videos
  • Served as host, writer, and producer for website videos
  • Built and marketed the initial social media programs and set the content marketing goals for several magazines
  • Represented magazines and company at industry events; moderator and speaker at conferences and special events
  • Created concepts, agendas and programs for industry conferences (Special Projects)
  • Author of A Century of Hospitality, published book commemorating 100 years of hotels in American culture and business, 2010
  • Moderator, The Lodging Conference, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Master of Ceremonies, The Bed Bug & Pest Control Conference, 2011
  • Editor’s Panel regular expert, Vantage Hospitality, 2009, 2010, 2011
Integrative Nutrition - Editor-in-Chief
New York, NY, 05/1994 - 06/2006
  • Worked my way up from associate editor to editor-in-chief for Product Design and Development magazine
  • Managed all operations of the editorial department, including content development, staff and budgets
  • Represent the magazine at industry events
  • Coordinated online activities, including webcasts and videos

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  • University of Pittsburgh

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