Senior Level Writer and Editor
David R. Lariviere
Senior Level Editor and Writer
Story-telling | Content Production | Public Relations
Media professional with strong track record of news writing, copy editing, proofreading, and leading editorial teams. Excellent writer with proven capabilities in producing content for various print and digital platforms, including Forbes, The Daily News, China Daily, and Dow Jones. Strong digital writing experience with ability to garner 2M hits for blog content. Skilled in editing to produce accurate copy, meeting tight newsroom and editorial deadlines. Technical proficiency in Adobe K4 InDesign, K4 InCopy, Microsoft Office, and Wordpress.
News Writing and Editing
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE, Princeton, NJ October 2017 – October, 2019
Writer, Copy Editor and Proofreader
Produce articles on various topics, such as artificial intelligence and diversity.
Edit article submissions by freelancers, ensuring style guidelines are met.
Revise marketing materials, distilling technical content into easy-to-understand content for the public.
Conduct media monitoring of educational news, reporting highlights to upper management.
Deliver high-quality creative copy to achieve organizational objectives.
THE DAILY NEWS, New York, NY January 2016 – September 2017
News Copy Editor
Wrote headlines and captions on copy desk for one of the most widely circulated daily newspapers in the US.
Edited stories, ensuring copy accuracy, and meeting newsroom deadlines.
Led proofreading of all pages, correcting any mistakes prior to editions going to print.
Held supervisory role, managing editorial team members in a newsroom setting.
AMERICAN MEDIA, INC., New York, NY August 2015 – December 2015
Senior Editor and Writer
Edited stories for various magazines, including The National Enquirer, Globe, and The National Examiner.
Pitched new story ideas to editors, in line with current affairs.
Revised and rewrote stories based on magazines’ style and writing guidelines.
Carried out proofreading of content, correcting any errors with Adobe InDesign and InCopy.
FORBES, New York, NY June 2010 – June 2015
Produced blogs for the SportsMoney section, earning a following of more than 2M views.
Prepared headlines to garner a high click-through rate from readers, based on SEO best practices.
Wrote articles on topics such as start-ups, innovation, and new technology.
Merged the sports and business beats, offering readers up-to-date and relatable content on complicated issues.
GARGIULO + PARTNERS, New York, NY July 2012 – October 2013
Performed writing and editing duties for summaries and proposals for clients in financial communications.
Appointed as liaison for client JPMorgan Chase, providing communications support such as editing of communications releases.
Prepared a key promotional primer for a major client.
Delivered on consultancy services on financial communications, marketing and branding to clients.
CHINA DAILY USA, New York, NY June 2011 – April 2012
Editor and Writer
Carried out research and wrote stories for the largest English-language Chinese-run newspaper in the world.
Edited articles from journalists and contributors, ensuring accuracy of content.
Sourced and developed story ideas, producing interesting articles for readers.
Coached and mentored young reporters, guiding them on newsroom best practices.
------------, New York, NY July 2008 – May 2009
Served as editorial lead for the newsletters segment, managing the content calendar.
Produced two money-making subscription products, editing content materials for accuracy and consistency.
Prepared and disseminated daily alerts for two subscription products on stocks.
Supervised editorial team for timely production of content materials.
Additional experience as Sports Editor for The Trentonian and The Home News, as well as Editor for Dow Jones.
Education & Credentials
Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science, Concentration in Newspaper, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
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