Drake University, Fall 2014 to present
Des Moines, IA
Majors: Magazines and Computer Science
Relevant coursework: Freelance Writing, Magazine Staff Writing, Reporting and Writing News, Social Media Strategies, Visual Communications, Print Media Editing, Web Design, Introduction to Computer Science I and II
Copy-flow Coordinator, May 2016 to May 2017
Route copy between Meredith Core Media editors and freelance copy editors. Communicate and work with in-house editors. Track articles and act as a liaison between editors and copy editors.
Drake Magazine, Fall 2014 to present
Executive Online Editor, May 2016 to May 2017
Manage creation of content for award-winning, student-produced website drakemagazine.com. Edit stories for Drake Magazine voice and AP style. Provide feedback to writers. Manage editors, writers, and photographers. Post content to site through WordPress. Recreated entire website after the site was lost. Write content for print publication and interview topic experts.
Writer, January 2014 to present
Write stories for award-winning student-produced publication. Utilize Drake Magazine voice to make stories fit the tone of the magazine. Interview topic experts in the area. Receive comments from editors and improve stories based on edits.
Assistant Online Editor, Fall 2014 to May 2015
Worked with a team of editors to decide on and assign stories, give feedback to writers, and post content. Used strong knowledge of AP Style and Drake Magazine voice to make stories ready for Web publication.