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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
Motivated Editor offering exceptional writing and copyediting skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of newsgathering and publishing tools and technologies.
Highlights
  • Superb editor
  • Deadline-driven
  • Firm grasp of journalistic ethics 
  • Self-motivated
  • Effective interviewer
  • Technological newsgathering tools
  • Copyediting and proofreading
  • Broad knowledge of local news topics
Accomplishments
Wrote and published 7 print and 7 exclusively online pieces per week. 
 
Copyedited more than 7 entries of sales and marketing content held in department database.
Experience
Journalist, 2011 to 04/2013
Tronc Baltimore, MD,
Presented local news and feature reports in the public radio style on both local and national news programs.
 
Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
 
Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
 
Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers.
 
Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on issues.
 
Wrote 3 news stories per week for multiple media platforms.
Writer/Editor , 10/2015 to Current
Webmd Indianapolis, IN,
Create engaging and fresh content each month through our writers rooms once a week.
 
Connect with the audience in a fun and interactive way on stage and on social media.
 
Constantly think of new ways to engage with our audience and reach out to new potential audience members.
 
Speak for the female voice that is often unheard in clever and inciting ways such as working with local and national female based non profits.
 
Developed creative ideas and concepts in partnership with the art director.
 
Reviewed and edited colleagues' written work for grammar, tone, voice and creative quality.
 
Updated company website content including contact information, articles and services.
 
Built show from creative concept into successful production with expanding audience.
Writer/Editor , 2016 to Current
Webmd Lyndhurst, NJ,
Developed creative ideas and concepts in partnership with the art director.
 
Reviewed and edited colleagues' written work for grammar, tone, voice and creative quality.
 
Participated in all stages of manuscript preparation and production.
 
Conducted market research and created competitive overviews for new titles.

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