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Manager Social Media

Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Posted:
December 28, 2018

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VEVLYN L. WRIGHT

New York, NY

202-***-****

ac72l6@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

As the editor / copy editor / manager of freelancers for an online lifestyle Web site, earned positive feedback from reporters after initiating a writer - reporter development plan. As a copy editor and proofreader in numerous shops, lauded for speed, accuracy and clarity. Offer solid editing and Social Media skills and seek a copy editor or proofreader position in New Media, traditional media or communications environment. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Successful Meetings Magazine (Secaucus, NJ) Sept. 2016 – Present Remote copy editor and fact-checker

Hiring editor noted that work is “great” in latest performance review Copy edit and fact-check travel content

NBC News Digital, www.nbcblk.com (New York, NY) Feb. 2016 – Sept. 2017 Freelance remote senior editor

Commended for ability to quickly and accurately edit difficult articles to a high standard Edited (top editing, line editing, copy editing and proofreading) select content for online portal of NBCnews.com RAPP, The world’s leading multichannel marketing agency network (NY, NY) Sept. 2012 – Oct. 2015 Senior copy editor / proofreader

Named permanent freelancer because of quality of work, particularly the ability to effectively collaborate with copywriters to ensure that content met client needs

Edited and proofread multi-platform advertising and advertorial content, including pharma (Humana, Nexplanon) and telecom The Wright Wreport (featuring VEVLYN’S PEN), vevlynspen.com (New York, NY) June 2010 – Present Editor / copy editor / manager of freelancers

Lauded by nutrition writer for “making me look so good in print”

Praised by Columbia-educated theater and dance critic for excellent edits

Complimented by Harvard-educated “sommelier” (wine writer) for “invisible” editing talents Manage, edit, write content as well as undertake Social Media operations for online lifestyle “newszine” dedicated to the select coverage of art, culture, fashion and beauty, food and drink, film, television, automotive, etc. The New York Times news service (New York, NY) Sept. 2006 – April 2010 Staff editor

Commended by supervisory editor and thanked by the business reporter and his immediate editor for spotting an error in stock price in crucial Bear Stearns article around the time of the demise of that firm Edited local, regional, national, international, business / finance, legal and lifestyle (art, culture, health & science, music, film, fashion, automotive) content to be distributed to national and international clients New York Law Journal Magazine (New York, NY) May 2006 – Sept. 2006 Freelance copy editor / proofreader

Reduced instances of awkward language and number of errors in content by initiating error-reduction plan that called for reading articles twice instead of once

Edited and proofread legal content; created headlines; fact-checking and research New York Post (New York, NY) March 2006 – Sept. 2006 Freelance copy editor / proofreader

Awarded more shifts because of quality of work

Offered work, even after accepting staff position at another newspaper Edited business / finance, local, regional, national, international, legal and lifestyle (art, culture, music, fashion) content; created headlines; fact-checking and research

Law Technology News (New York, NY) March 2006 – Sept. 2006 Copy editor / proofreader

Recommended for and acquired copy editor job at magazine (New York Law Journal Magazine) within company because of general quality of work

Edited and proofread technology-based legal content; created headlines; fact-checking and research TEMP WORK (proofreading, copy editing, writing)

March 2016 and ongoing

Proofreader / copy editor

Merkley + Partners: supervising editor praised work during assignment, indicating an opportunity for future work on an as- needed basis

Edited and proofread multi-platform advertising and advertorial content, including pharma (Allergan), automotive and telecom Proofreader / copy editor

Gyro: invited midpoint of assignment to return in future on an as-needed basis because of speed and accuracy of work Edited and proofread multi-platform advertising and advertorial content, including pharma (Emblem Health) and telecom Proofreader / copy editor

Brand Connections: assigned to proofread and “re-proofread” content behind other proofers during temp assignment, owing to preference for my editing style

Edited and proofread multi-platform advertising and advertorial content, including wine & spirits, tobacco and food products OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

(from the United States and Paris, France)

Early 1990s – Sept. 2013

Copy Editor / Proofreader, Deutsch - Advertising agency (New York), Edited and proofread multi-platform advertising and advertorial content

Copy editor / Proofreader, National Journal’s CongressDaily (Washington, D.C.), Edited and proofread content about day-to-day goings-on at White House and in Congress, particularly committee and subcommittee meetings; created headlines; fact- checking and research

Editor, ELLE.com (Paris), Edited and updated content on Web site; surfed site in pursuit of malfunctioning links Editor, UNESCO Publishing Office (Paris), Edited, revised and proofread books (titles) for the publishing imprint of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Editor, UNESCO Communication and Information Division (Paris), Edited and revised a Journalism curriculum for several universities in West Africa

Copy editor / Proofreader, OECD Observer (Paris), Edited and proofread business / finance content for publication in the magazine of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development; created headlines; fact-checking Editor / Writer / Copywriter, Duke Digital Age Agency, a Web-based advertising company (Paris), Wrote advertising copy, created and wrote Web site, as well as researched, wrote and assembled content for publication in a promotional e-magazine for Nissan automobile, “The New Micra”; edited, proofread, researched and wrote content for Web site of Rolex Copy editor / Proofreader, GEID Agence de Presse (Paris), Edited and proofread technology content Copy editor / Proofreader, Éditions Nathan, Intl. (Paris), Edited and proofread education content Copy editor/ Proofreader, BOWNE INTL. (Paris), Edited and proofread annual reports of companies in arts, fashion and entertainment fields

Copy editor, The International Herald Tribune (Paris), Edited and proofread news, business / finance lifestyle (art, culture, health & science, music, film, fashion) content; wrote headlines; fact-checking Copy editor / Proofreader, The Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA), Edited and proofread news, lifestyle and features (art, culture, health & science, music, film, fashion, automotive) content; wrote headlines; fact-checking SKILLS

AMA Manual of Style AP Stylebook The Chicago Manual of Style Web literate Event-planning Multi-tasking

Microsoft office Organizing Detail-oriented

CMS (Blogger, Wordpress) Negotiations Common sense Administrative / Office management Adobe (including InDesign) Keen sense of humor EDUCATION

M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School M.S. candidate, Northwestern (Illinois) University Medill School of Journalism B.A., Southern (Louisiana) University



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