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Copy Editor Staff Writer

Location:
Osseo, MN
Salary:
35,000
Posted:
July 26, 2021

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EXPERIENCE

Staff Writer

Spokane, WA

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Worked for the Gonzaga Bulletin, a newspaper associated with Gonzaga University, completely student run

Responsible for picking up and writing stories on a weekly basis

Submitted work on a tight deadline weekly

Pitched ideas to the editor-in-chief and team of editors for weekly issues of the paper

Assistant Editor

Spokane, WA

2020-2021 school year

Promoted to assistant editor for Our Voices Journal

Same responsibilities as copy editor in addition to another round of editing prior to publication

Assisted with the layout of the journal before printing, one publication a year

Brainstormed ideas as a group for the journal’s cover

Copy Editor

Spokane, WA

2019-2020 school year

Worked for Our Voices Journal, a literary journal associated with Gonzaga University, completely student run

The journal is centered around the ideas of culture and diversity and overcoming obstacles

Assist with reviewing submissions and deciding which ones we wanted to run, our submissions consisted of poetry, prose, photography, and art

Collaborated one-on-one with a work’s respective writer in order to make the proper edits and adjustments for publication

Part-Time Retails Associate

Woodbury, MN

Fridley, MN

Spokane, WA

9/2017 – 3/2020

Part time worker at Duluth Trading Company for two and a half years

Hired in September of 2017 to work at the Woodbury location, grand opening in November

Trained for a month and a half and assisted with store set up and grand opening

Transferred to the Fridley location and worked there for a few months after moving

Transferred again to the Spokane location while attending Gonzaga University

Spent time on shop floor, hands on with products and customers, but spent the majority of my time on registers because of speed and accuracy

Company took pride in their stellar customer service and teamwork skills

EDUCATION

Gonzaga University

Graduated May 2021 with BA in English Literature

Century College

Graduated May 2019

Woodbury High School

Graduated June 2019

SKILLS

Strong written communication skills

Ability to multi-task

Excellent organizational skills

Quick learner

Ability to work independently as well as a team player

Skilled in time management

Dependable

Leadership qualities

Resourceful and quick to find a solution, problem-solving

High energy

Copyediting

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator



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