Dedicated and focused individual who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a role of increased responsibility.
Responsible for coordinating several of the paper's departments (news, sports, plate making and press room) in getting the paper to press on time. Also in charge of putting together the obituaries, classified ads, weather map and several other key elements on a daily basis, plus the Courant's real estate sections that are published every Friday and Sunday.
Proofed display ads for the newspaper's composing department to ensure accuracy for the Courant's advertising clients. Other responsibilities included posting stories on the paper's portal website; editing stories and writing headlines nightly while on a tight deadline; proofreading and correcting pages for several of the publication's advance sections; and writing and verifying notices pertaining to upcoming events in the paper's coverage area.
Processed and organized visual presentations (video and still) for the company's engineers. The productions were then shown to UTC's prospective clients.
Verified facts for the newspaper's reporters and editors by researching previously published stories while on deadline. Also assisted the photo staff by shooting spot news and feature photos. Started as an intern and was hired for a full-time position less than two weeks later.
Part-time student from 1995 to 2004 while working full time. Approximately 45 credits accumulated during this period.
Part-time student from 1980 to 1984 while working full time. About 55 credits were accrued during this period.
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