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Features Copy Editor, The Sarasotian
August 20XX - Present
Sarasota Springs, New York

  • Edit stories for factual information and grammatical correctness from on-staff and freelance writers
  • Edit and paginate Features section daily in Quark
  • Edit and paginate News, Business and Local sections including and special sections
  • Create headlines, subheads and photo captions for local, national and syndicated stories
  • Sign off on completed pages prior to going to print
  • Write feature stories on local personalities, events, sports and the arts
  • Interview local and national artists for stories and profiles
  • Preview and review concerts of local and national significance
  • Cover the Sarasota social scene at various charitable events

Writer, Copy Editor, Sarasota Seasons Magazine
May 20XX - August 20XX
Saratoga Springs, New York

  • Write fashion stories
  • Book photo shoot and serve as art director on shoot
  • Seek out models for fashion shoots
  • Edit and compile monthly calendar listings

Additional Experience

  • Independent contractor for ABC Communications, writing commercials, business plans, surveys and press releases
  • Administrative Assistant for the DEF News and Media Relations Office interacting with national and regional newspapers and television news organizations

    Education

    Southern University
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Bachelor of Arts in English

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