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Editorial and Publicity Resume

Location:
New York, NY
Posted:
September 04, 2008

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Elizabet Travis

Employment History

Seven Stories Press Publishing House, New York, NY, September 2007-May 2008, Editorial and Publicity Intern

*Read, edited, and evaluated manuscripts.

*Read and responded to submissions.

*Organized large mailings and author readings/tours.

*Helped to implement book publicity campaigns and kept in contact with authors.

*Put together detailed press kits.

*On the job accomplishments included researching and writing award-winning grants.

*Updated and maintained media and event databases.

The Nibble Online Gourmet Food Magazine, New York, NY, September 2007-December 2007, Editorial and Writing Intern

*Pitched, researched, and wrote gourmet food reviews and articles.

*Compiled food glossaries and photos for reader references.

*Edited and fact checked various online content.

*Cooked, baked, and drank in the name of food education and research.

New Orleans Review Literary Magazine, New Orleans, LA, January 2005-May 2005, Co-editor

∗Helped to choose and edit the creative pieces submitted to the magazine for the 2005 issue.

∗Learned to format the magazine and aided the main staff in organizing page layout.

∗Read, sorted, and replied to submissions.

Loyola Office of Public Affairs and Publications, New Orleans, LA, August 2004-December 2004, Co-editor and Journalist

∗Researched and wrote articles for all four Loyola publications.

∗Helped in editing and page layout of publications.

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, The New School, New York, NY, May 2008

Concentration: Creative Nonfiction

Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, May 2005

Major: English Writing

Minor: Sociology

TEFL certificate, Via Lingua, Crete, Greece, August 2005

Teaching English as a Foreign Language learned through the completion of a 4-week, 120-hour intensive course involving ten 1-hour teaching practices.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office, Excel, Filemaker Pro, and PowerPoint

Internet Proficiency (HTML)



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