publisher editor in chief writer storyteller resume example with 13+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

High-energy and hard-working individual with 10+ years creating relevant, inspiring, and engaging content. Skilled in successfully leading and collaborating with a team of diverse individuals to accurately present a brand in print, audio, video, and online media. Strong writing, communication, and computer skills complement a powerful commitment to creativity and innovation. Fun, personable, engaged self-starter with competence, diligence, curiosity, and an eagerness to learn. Exudes empathy with a big heart.

  • Source interviewing
  • Strategic content planning
  • Building brand through storytelling & narrative expertise
  • Editing content of all types
  • Proofreading
  • Writing
  • Combining multiple people's writing into singular brand voice
  • Troubleshooting
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Pitching ideas
  • Leading diverse team of people
  • Delegating duties while over-seeing large projects
  • Punctual project completion
  • Charismatic & affable
  • Compassionate & personable
  • Responsible & trustworthy
  • Coachable & collaborative
  • Empathetic & curious
  • Eager to help people
  • Self-starter
  • Genuine
University of Kentucky Lexington, KY Expected in Bachelor of Arts : English - GPA :

Intensive in Creative Writing

*Writing mentors included New York Times Bestselling author Kim Edwards, counterculture legend Gurney Norman, and National Book Award winner Nikki Finney.


*Series 7 License

*Series 63 License

*Google Career Certificate - UX Design

*TESOL Certification to teach English as 2nd language

*Grant Writing Certification from Dr. Beverly Browning's Grant Writing Boot Camp

Work History
Total Wine - Publisher/Editor-In-Chief/Writer/Storyteller
, , Atlanta, GA 06/2011 - Current
  • Responsible for publication of charity's annual magazine from 2017 to 2020, and the 20th anniversary coffee table book from 2021 to 2023.
  • Guide and motivate diverse group of individuals to achieve demanding targets under tight deadlines.
  • Determine readiness of written pieces, make changes, and approve final versions for publication.
  • Assign stories, lead content development meetings, and review completed stories to guide execution of brand integrity, compassion, concepts, and tone.
  • Support design team with layouts, and collaborate with production professionals to create content.
  • Prepare, rewrite, and edit all content from various sources to make it seem like one voice.
  • Interview each family to find the most powerful and effective way to meaningfully tell their stories.
  • Bert's Big Adventure is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journeys to Walt Disney World for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families.
  • Charity is in affiliation with The Bert Show: a nationally syndicated, #1 rated morning radio show.
  • Help craft on-air content in real time for The Bert Show broadcasts before, during, and after each trip.
  • Help with written, audio, video, and online content.
  • Write charity description for Senators to read in Congress.
  • Interact with high level on-air talent while keeping content secret before release to the public.
  • Work remotely while leading team for projects.
  • Travel for events, and donate time & services.
  • Contributing writer from 2011 to 2014.
  • Wrote Bert's Big Adventure's entire annual magazine starting in 2014.
  • Began attending each annual trip in 2015.
Iconma, L.L.C. - Financial Customer Associate
, , Covington, Kentucky 09/2022 - Current

  • World-class, intensive, professional financial training.
  • Process purchases and handled payment transactions using POS system.
  • Recommend items to customers based on specific needs and explained features and benefits.
  • Help customers feel more confident, make clearer decisions, and achieve their own financial dreams.
  • Work in office, remote, on phone, and in person.
Surf Bar / The Southern - Delivery Driver
, , Cincinnati, OH 01/2022 - Current
  • Complete priority same-day deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Self-starter with no set schedule.
  • Consistently maintain Amazon's highest driver rating.
Bert's Big Adventure - Head Bartender/Bar Manager
, , Charleston, SC 06/2009 - 03/2020
  • Oversaw and monitored all cash drawers and reconciled drawers at close of business.
  • Multitasked to handle customer, team, and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Worked for same employer for 10+ years as non-drinking bartender in high-volume, multi-million-dollar grossing, live-music establishments.
  • Job ended due to COVID-19 global pandemic.

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School Attended

  • University of Kentucky

Job Titles Held:

  • Publisher/Editor-In-Chief/Writer/Storyteller
  • Financial Customer Associate
  • Delivery Driver
  • Head Bartender/Bar Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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