Resume

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I am a writer, editor and designer specializing in copyediting – including AP Style, grammar, clarity, accuracy, and appropriateness – and functional and visually appealing print design.

SKILLS

  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Premiere Pro
  • AP Style
  • HTML/CSS
  • WordPress

EXPERTISE

  • Copyediting/writing
  • Design
  • Organization
  • Event Planning
  • Communication
  • Digital Photography
  • Leadership

WORK EXPERIENCE

Rocky Mountain Collegian

Copy Chief 

December 2014 – present

Edited paper for appropriateness, clarity, accuracy, grammar, and AP Style; collaborated with reporters to provide accurate information; interviewed, hired, and managed team of five editors; set daily error report goals, evaluated paper daily, and compiled daily error reports for copy editors and editorial board; presented reports to staff at weekly budget meetings

Copy Editor

May 2014 – December 2014

Edited paper for appropriateness, clarity, accuracy, grammar, and AP Style; achieved daily error report goals; collaborated with reporters and editors to provide accurate information

 

Colorado State University

Teaching Assistant for Dr. Diane Sparks, Design Foundation

August 2014 – December 2014

Proctored exams; advised students on design project; collected, organized, and stored project garments; graded term papers

Teaching Assistant for Dr. Joseph Champ, Media Effects

August 2013 – December 2013

Composed and graded quizzes; graded term projects, class activities, and exam essay questions; advised students regarding term project

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Technical Communication

Colorado State University

Merchandising minor

Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

Fort Collins, CO | 2015

 

Associate of Science in Biology

Front Range Community College

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Graduated with 4.0 GPA

Fort Collins, CO | 2012

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Colorado State University Fashion Show Publicity & Promotions Committee Co-Chair

November 2013 – April 2014

Selected by CSU faculty for leadership role; managed budget; earned $11,000 for department in sold-out show for 1,200 people; prepared press releases; planned “sneak peek” preview event; oversaw creation and distribution of all promotional materials; collaborated with fundraising committee to secure sponsorship