Rylee's Resume
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Location: Hempstead, NY, USA
School: Hofstra University
Major: Journalism

Rylee's Resume

EXPERIENCE

Editorial Intern | NBC News Group | January 2020 - Present
- Created product widgets using Citrus for ------------
- Pitched articles about affordable trending deals, sales and products Conducted interviews with experts and brand leaders
- Helped with copyediting articles for the online publication
- Wrote headlines and teasers for online content

Research and Editorial Intern | PSFK | June 2019 – August 2019
- Wrote research and feature articles about leading brands in the retail industry
- Set up and conducted interviews with retail experts and professionals
- Pitched article ideas and participated in weekly editorial meetings
- Conducted research through Feedly for website content
- Linked articles and statistics back to website
- Prepped and formatted social media posts for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn using Keynote

Editorial Intern |American Spa Magazine | January 2019 - May 2019
- Wrote feature and news articles about the beauty and spa industry
- Sourced photos using Shutterstock and Unsplash
- Fact-checked articles before they went to print
- Conducted research by reading credible news sources and calling PR representatives
- Helped plan the annual Women in Wellness Conference including organizing guest list, taking headshots of attendees, and stuffing welcome bags

Social Media Manager | Hofstra University School of Education | March 2018 - May 2018
- Launched social media presence on Twitter and Instagram
- Created graphics advertising news and events using Photoshop and Canva
- Interacted with followers through messaging and comments
- Increased traffic to pages and grew number of followers

Editorial Intern | The Burlington Free Press | July 2015 - August 2015
- Shadowed reporters and editors on their day-to-day responsibilities
- Participated in weekly editorial meetings
- Pitched hard news story ideas
- Wrote articles from police tips

EDUCATION

Hofstra University 2016-2020
Bachelor's in Journalism

Richmond The American International University in London
August-December 2018

SKILLS

- Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator and InDesign)
- Copywriting
- Copyediting
- E-Commerce
- Microsoft Office
- Photography
- Research & Fact-Checking
- SEO
- Social Media (Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook)
- Wordpress

AFFILIATIONS

Copy-editor, Writer | The Hofstra Chronicle
September 2016 - Present

Senior Editor, Writer | Her Campus Hofstra
September 2016 - Present

Social Media Co-Chair | Zeta Phi Eta Pre-Professional Communication Fraternity
October 2017 - Present

Writer | Hofstra Today
September 2017 - December 2019

Event Manager | Hofstra's Model United Nations
September 2016 - May 2018

journalism, writing, media, research, editing