Career Focus Writer/Editor responsibilities with a magazine, preferably in music/entertainment realm
Experience Summary â€¢ Experienced in writing feature articles, short stories, editorial pieces, press releases, research reports, and creative print ad copy.
â€¢ Well versed in copyediting, transcription/editing of interviews, and proofreading.
â€¢ Strong technical command of the English language; familiarity with virtually all writing styles; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word.
â€¢ Competent researcher, interviewer, and reporter.
â€¢ Gripping knowledge of current news and pop culture.
Education B.A., Journalism â€“ Print Focus, Indiana University, Bloomington 2010
Experience Blogger â€“ millist.wordpress.com
â€¢ Submit daily posts on the latest music, news and trends in pop culture.
â€¢ Write special pieces based on personal taste in music
â€¢ Create traffic for posts via Twitter, Facebook & tumblr. 4/09 - Present
Freelance writer- BlackGrooves.org
, Bloomington, IN
â€¢ Submit monthly music reviews of albums, singles & other projects in the urban music category
â€¢ Research artists biographers & other information relative to works 1/10 - Present
Intern â€“ Tonic.com
, Palo Alto, CA
â€¢ Completed editorial internship with online publication.
â€¢ Contributed articles on a weekly basis.
â€¢ Developed traffic for site via social networks such as Facebook & Twitter. 5/09 - 7/09
Entertainment editor â€“ Arbutus, Bloomington, IN
â€¢ Assigned stories for entertainment section of publication
â€¢ Additionally assisted in final editing and design of section.
â€¢ Wrote, edited and designed own features when needed. 8/07 - 5/09
Computer Skills Microsoft Word â€¢ InDesign â€¢ Photoshop â€¢ Dell and Macintosh Systems â€¢ Wordpress â€¢ Blogger â€¢ Tumblr â€¢ Twitter â€¢ Familiarity with HTML
Writing Samples Available Upon Request