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Desire the Challenging Position as News Editor in a Major News Media
A highly talented, energetic and enthusiastic news editor with enormous experience in developing interesting and unique story ideas; coordinating interviews and logistics for field crews; and well known for excellent news judgment.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience in the news media.
Excellent news writing and editorial skills.
Uncommon ability to analyze and interpret information.
Excellent live reporting skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on and off camera.
Strong ideals of journalistic excellence. .
Ability to work under constant deadline pressure.
Ability to interact, coordinate, and get along with co-workers and public contacts. .
Ability to maintain a composed, professional and well-groomed presence on and off camera.
Profound ability to perform well in live on air reports.
Uncommon ability to spot stories that have meaningful impact on readers' lives, regardless of whether the story emerges from a city budget, a police blotter, a neighborhood or the human drama of daily events.
Strong familiarity with Macintosh SE computers and laser printer; as well as with MS Word, PageMaker and Photoshop.
Solid understanding of social movement and civil society politics and the ability to peer beyond prevailing development dogma.
Highly pro-active in inter-departmental leadership, planning, coordination and problem-solving.
MYY News Daily, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present
Responsible for the overall operation and quality of The Editorial Department.
Work on every News material.
Edit the work of other staff and stay through copy editing, production and proofreading.
Recruit qualified staff and provide ongoing training and feedback for staff.
Schedule staff to meet MYY deadlines and schedules, including assignments that may fall outside of normal MYY work schedules.
Enforce and follow policies, procedures and processes of the Editor-in-Chief.
Have weekly meetings with staff.
Participate in all staff meetings, budget meetings, editors' meetings, Editorial Board meetings and other meetings as needed and participate in all training opportunities.
Keep posted office hours
Ensure the efficient operation of The MYY Editorial Department (timely planning, meeting deadlines, etc.).
Monitor work of individual staff members, perform staff evaluations.
Prepare payroll for editor-in-chief and news/editorial adviser, including recommendations for bonuses and penalties.
Monitor equipment and immediately report problems.
Recommend materials for contests.
Global News, Stony Point, NY 1996 - 2000
Assistant News Editor
With the News Editor, assigned and edited stories for the daily newspaper.
Compiled and edited daily local briefs.
With the News Editor, produced Daily Story Budget and Overnight Story Budget daily as directed by the News Editor.
Ensured that continuity of coverage is maintained on beats not currently staffed.
Enforced reporters' deadlines.
With the Editor and News Editor, ensured The Global's corrections and clarifications policies are carried out and that corrections and clarifications are printed promptly.
Reported and wrote stories as needed and covered beats as needed.
Attended all budget meetings, Editors' Meetings, Writers Meetings and Staff Meetings.
Worked with reporters and other editors as needed in completing their assignments.
Met all deadlines, production and other requirements expected of all staff members.
Kept posted office hours that have been approved by the News Editor.
Performed as News Editor in the News Editor's absence and performed other tasks as assigned or needed for production.
Global News, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1996
Delivered national and local news to an online audience while crafting explanatory journalism for a newspaper that received two national awards for its business reporting this year.
Reported business news in addition to creating online packages.
Reported New York gaming industry, transportation, technology and telecommunications, including the high-profile battle between phone and cable companies.
Broke news and offered authoritative coverage of trends, companies and consumer news.
New York University, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (1992)