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Editor/Communications Manager Resume


Desired Industry: Newspaper/Magazine SpiderID: 72771
Desired Job Location: Pennsauken, New Jersey Date Posted: 6/18/2014
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: 07/01/14
Desired Wage: 55,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, 50-75%
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: Yes


Experience:
Allvoices.com, San Francisco, Calif.
May 2013 – Present
Home Page Editor

• Manage the digital front page of allvoices.com
• Responsible for content management, editorial
priorities, and presentation of stories
• Write, edit and update breaking news articles
when necessary
• Copy edit text, select and crop to accompany
stories
• Write headlines and captions in accordance with
Allvoices.com style and useful to readers
• Work with news team to improve workflows


Christian Armory, Cedarurst, N.Y.
Feb. 2010 – April 2013
Communications Manager

• Responsible for all internal and external
communication, marketing, public relations and
advertising
• Speech writer for Executive Director and other
top executives for various audiences
• Prepare Executive Director about issues prior to
media interviews and public presentations
• Launch several successful direct-mail
advertisement campaigns to inform target area
• Develop and implement comprehensive
advertisement plan to launch the clinic
• Organize and direct special events, seasonal
campaigns and fundraisers to promote the clinic and
its services
• Senior writer and editor for high-profile projects
including Web site, executive-level presentations,
newsletter programs, etc
• Generate significant savings for clinic by
utilizing graphic design and photography skills in
print advertisement.
• Execute pre-screening and/ or final face-to-face
interviews for mid-level and executive positions and
support all parties concerned with assessment
• Hire an effective Corporate Communications
team
• Manage, monitor and motivate teams assigned
to projects

Associated Press, New York, N.Y.
May 2006 – Nov. 2009
Editor

• Edited graphics and stories for clarity, content
and AP style from writers and artists in New York,
Washington, Chicago and Japan
• Ensured editorial accuracy and attention to
technical detail for all assignments
• Wrote headlines, subheads, complete copy and
photo captions for international, national, business,
sports feature print and Web graphics
• Signed off on completed print and Web graphics
prior to publication
• Lead copy editor for 40th anniversary of moon
landing, Michael Jackson’s death, national Stress
Index, World Cup tournament and other major news
events
• Served as supervisor for vacation and sick relief
• Acted as liaison between news desks to ensure
consistency in department’s editorial goals
• Researched stories and events for details on
historical and current events
• Produced and wrote copy for Associated Press’
daily, sports and weekly photo galleries
• Shoot still and video for scripts
• Acquired essential skills in Photoshop, Illustrator
and FreeHand

Associated Press, New York, N.Y.
June 1994 – May 2006
Editorial Assistant

• Write text for graphics and full pages
• Proofread print and Web graphics before
publication
• Identified newsworthy stories for graphics
• Researched and fact checked historical and
current event stories
• Provided technical support for more than 800
member clients
• Collaborated with IT to maintain, improve and
troubleshoot transmission and reception issues

Final Call News, Chicago, Ill.
March 1998 – May 2006
Writer & Photographer

• From New York City office writing under the
name of Corey Muhammad, delivered national and
local news for print and online audiences for a media
outlet that has received numerous awards for national
and international news reporting
• Reported high profile stories including the
deadly shooting of unarmed West African male
Amadou Diallo, the dismissal of a lawsuit against the
Nation of Islam by police officers after storming the
New York City mosque and the nationwide Taking
Responsibility initiative and tour led by comedian and
activist Dr. Bill Cosby
• One of only two reporters invited to witness and
report on the historic truce between rival Bloods and
Crips street gangs
• Worked closely with Editor and Managing Editor
to develop and determine story angles and editorial
content


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