Editorial Resume

    As of March 14, 2008 

Education:                  Bachelor of the Arts:  Journalism & Political Science,  University Park, PA                                     May 2007                                                 The Pennsylvania State University

Journalism Experience:                

Freelancer, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                                              2007- present 

·   Pitch,  write, and edit articles on beauty, education and cultural lifestyles for magazines like Accent Gwinnett Magazine   and    Khabar Magazine

Editorial Assistant, Atlanta Salon & Spa Magazine, Atlanta, GA                                                                          Dec. 2007- present    

·   Assist launch of start-up magazine through various departments such as editorial, marketing and circulation 

Editorial Intern, Jezebel Magazine, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                 Aug. - Nov 2007   

·   Reported on the fast-paced lifestyle of Atlanta’s elite community.

·   Member of lead team for “50 Most Beautiful Atlantans” anniversary feature.

Intern reporter, Town & Gown Magazine , State College, PA                                                                                          May- Aug. 2006

·   Wrote features on community profiles and events.

·   Developed story concepts for college- student based publication, Free.

 Other work experiences:

 Marketing Communications Intern,  SciHealth Holdings, Inc., Atlanta, GA                                                                 June- Sept. 2007

·   Created and published 16  “SciHealth News To Use” weekly e-newsletters.

·   Researched, edited, and wrote articles on the healthcare technology industry.

Marketing Manager, The Daily Collegian, State College, PA                                                                                             2006- 2007   

·  Re-designed and finalize marketing survey for daily paper.

·  Generated ideas to boost revenue through research and development.

·  Produced highest circulation in Fall 2006.

Senior Customer Service Representative, The Daily Collegian                                                                                                 2005- 2006

·  Managed staff of 10 representatives

·  Collaborated with account executives on display advertising.

·  Processed all classified advertisements and occasional display advertisements. 

Office Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                                                2005- 2007

·   Supported staff to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

·   Performed administrative duties.

·   Maintained Dean’s List status.

 Skills:    AP feature & investigative writing styles, interviewing, researching, reporting, editing, excellent time management and   organization skills,  great inter-personal relationships

 Publications:        Khabar Magazine, Accent Gwinnett Magazine, Town & Gown Magazine, Atlanta Sports & Fitness Magazine,  Connect Magazine, Atlanta Salon & Spa Magazine

Achievements         Dean’s List, Penn State College of Communications Endowment Fund Recipient

Affiliations:            Society of Professional Journalists, NAMIC Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc.