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Editor Agriculture

Location:
Mooresville, NC
Posted:
October 27, 2022

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MICHAEL McGINNIS

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515-***-****

ads73p@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE

Meredith Corporation - Editor

2005–present

Editorial work

Wrote 57-60 pages of editorial annually, for publication in Successful Farming magazine

Directed Successful Farming’s annual marketing issue, including cover design, theme development, and writing assignments for magazine staff and 20+ freelancers Broadcasting work

Marketeye

Developed Marketeye, a copyrighted online brand for Meredith. Built a strong media presence averaging 2,800-3,000 daily online views

Successful Farming/Agriculture.com

Created Chicago Grain Market Bureau for Successful Farming/Agriculture.com

Broadcast weekly video reports from the CME/CBOT trading floor

Cultivated correspondent relationships to gather market insight for print and online articles

Reported daily on futures for Agriculture.com, incorporating online written stories with market information collected from traders and analysts

Filed daily grain summary videos for digital platforms

Collaborated with multi-media team for recording and post-production responsibilities Management responsibilities

Managed a team of analysts: edited weekly articles, supervised work, guided and mentored

Supervised and directed freelance and contract workers for monthly print and daily online article submissions

Networking/marketing initiatives

Moderated and/or led farmer conferences and marketing meet-ups throughout the U.S. and South America

Strategic planning

Created and co-designed new Successful Farming-Brasil magazine

Developed relationships with worldwide resources; consulted with South American farmers and media

Edited articles, art concepts and breaking stories with Brazilian editors Data Transmission Network - Markets Editor

2000–2005

Recognized with a national “Breaking News” award – 2004

Recognized with a national award for Soybean Rust Feature – 2005 WHO-AM 1040 Radio

1997–2000

Hosted the Iowa Governor call-in show and the weekly sports show

Wrote/reported legislative stories as statehouse reporter. Managed staff, assigned stories PROFILE

Experienced and versatile

professional, skilled in

multi-media

communications,

marketing, writing,

editing and journalism.

History of outstanding

working relationships and

a creative, consultative

approach.

EDUCATION

Northwest Missouri

State University

1990

Bachelor of Arts

Broadcasting (major)

Speech (minor)



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