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Manager Assistant

Location:
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
February 28, 2019

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CRAIG WINSTON

Montclair, NJ 929-***-**** ac8m20@r.postjobfree.com www.winstoneditorial.com

A multifaceted, flexible and dedicated content provider, editor, researcher, negotiator and consultant with a talent for solving problems; an innovative administrator known for high-quality digital and print work who thrives under deadline pressure and can deal with libel lawyers one minute and fussy freelancers the next.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PTSD JOURNAL

Senior Deputy Editor/Metro NYC 2016-present

Brainstorm, edit, write and do whatever is needed for a startup magazine aimed at an underserved population with Post-Traumatic Stress disorder, from veterans to adoptive families.

ELLAND ROAD ENTERPRISES

Contributing Researcher/Metro NYC 2016-present

As a researcher, reporter and writer for this media consultancy, I dig into topics as diverse as risk management in industry and how to break into a sports career for those who can’t run, jump or hit a ball.

ESPN THE MAGAZINE

Managing Editor/Bristol, CT 2011–2016

Made the magazine run more creatively and efficiently, ensured profitability and increased diversity in hiring during my tenure as the magazine moved its headquarters out of New York City. Managed the magazine’s relationships with the corporate Human Resources, Finance and Legal departments, and supervised the Research, Copy and Business Operations departments.

•Managed relationships with foreign-language editions in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and United States.

•Negotiated favorable vendor proposals and contracts to benefit the company.

•Originated the special Money issue, driving traffic to ESPN.com to view comprehensive lists of player

salaries and team payrolls worldwide.

•Recruited prospective employees, especially minority candidates.

ESPN PUBLISHING

Director of Research/New York, NY 1996–2011

Protected brand integrity by supervising a staff of 20 freelance researcher- reporters and two deputies who ensured accuracy of all magazine-related content.

• Collaborated with Hyperion Books, ESPN TV, ABC and Miramax Films on various research and publishing projects.

• Conducted consumer research in conjunction with Marketing and Advertising.

• Managed and purchased research databases.

NEWSDAY/NEW YORK NEWSDAY 1993-1996

Assistant News Editor, Graphics/Melville, NY

Interpreted major news events and explanatory journalism as infographics. This presentation helped drive sales while making stories more digestible for readers.

THE NATIONAL SPORTS DAILY

Senior editor/Metro NYC 1990-1991

News designer and production supervisor, in on the ground floor off this short-lived but trendsetting newspaper.

THE NIKKEI WEEKLY

Editor/Tokyo, Japan 1990

Hired as a full-time consultant for the English-language financial newspaper previously known as The Japan Economic Journal, which had an outdated look and needed an outsider’s advice to spark modernization in appearance and voice.

THE HARTFORD COURANT

Deputy editor/Hartford, CT 1981-1990

I was the principal backfield editor and won a number of national industry awards for special sections and other work on this expansive sports section that employed more than 50 journalists and covered New England professional teams at home and away. My work here helped make the newspaper more competitive against rivals including The New York Times and Boston Globe.

EARLIER POSITIONS

Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger, reporter-copy editor, 1978-1981

Houma (La.) Daily Courier, sports editor, 1977-1978

RELATED WORK

•ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia, co-editor

•ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, research editor

•The Good Fat Cookbook, researcher

•The Gospel According to ESPN, associate editor

•Jerome Avenue by the Bronx Photo League, content editor, 2016

EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

• Syracuse University, B.S. Communications/Magazine Journalism, cum laude

• UX and Project Management studies online.

• CUNY Graduate School of Journalism “Super Researcher” workshops.

• American Press Institute panel member.

• The Poynter Institute on-site courses.

• The Yale Publishing Course.

• American Society of Magazine Editors communications law seminar.



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