Sample Newspaper Editor Resume

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Timothy Freeney
4790 Calumet Ave, Apt#7
New York, NY 10040
(123)-456-7000
[email]

Summary
A highly motivated individual with years ofsolid experience as an editor for print publications; has the ability to achieve high productivity standards and quality of work; an effective teamleader with an ability to effectively manage and increase productivity of employees within the team; possesses the ability to work with minimal supervision; knows how to excellently manage time, money and resources; excellent interpersonal skills and is able to communicate and collaborate effectively with co-workers of all levels

Professional Experience:

Newspaper EditorJanuary 2007 – Present
NY Star Publications, New York

Responsibilities
Edited stories on current events and finalized layouts within deadline set for final prints.
Conducted investigative reports on news and public affairs.
Assigned news assignments to reporters to go out on field and look for interesting news happening around the city.
Evaluated all stories from reporters and edited them before being printed on the newspaper.
Coordinated with the design department regarding production of daily layouts of the newspaper thematically arranged to be more interesting for the readers.
Newspaper EditorMay 2004 – December 2006
World News Inc., New York

Responsibilities:

  • Edited stories on current events and finalized layouts within deadline set for final prints.
  • Conducted investigative reports on news and public affairs.
  • Assigned news assignments to reporters to go out on field and look for interesting news happening around the city.
  • Evaluated all stories from reporters and edited them before being printed on the newspaper.
  • Coordinated with the design department regarding production of daily layouts of the newspaper thematically arranged to be more interesting for the readers.

Newspaper EditorMay 2004 – December 2006
World News Inc., New York
Responsibilities:

  • Edited stories on current events and finalized layouts within deadline set for final prints.
  • Conducted investigative reports on news and public affairs.
  • Assigned news assignments to reporters to go out on field and look for interesting news happening around the city.
  • Evaluated all stories from reporters and edited them before being printed on the newspaper.
  • Coordinated with the design department regarding production of daily layouts of the newspaper thematically arranged to be more interesting for the readers.

Newspaper EditorMay 2004 – December 2006
World News Inc., New York

Education

Masters Degree in Mass Communication, University of Arizona, 1999
Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication, University of Arizona, 1997

Skills/Certifications:

  • Strong leadership and teamwork attributes
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Knowledge in investigative reporting
  • Ability in assessing good materials for articles in the newspaper

Associations/Organizations

New York Editors Organization, Member
American Mass Communication Society, Member

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