The job assists the publication Editor-in-Chief in finalizing the content and layout of the magazine. It entails coordination work with the various department section editors for each section in the magazine as well as freelance contributing editors. It also required a good eye in creative and balanced page lay-outing with priorities defined by the publication editor. Copywriting, proof-reading, photojournalism and excellent handle on automated systems like Adobe PageMaker are basic to the position.
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I am delighted to offer my services to one of the emerging popular magazines in the print industry. My decade-long experience as an editor in various print media has adequately prepared me to take on more challenging roles in other areas of publication, including online versions for an effective and high readable e-magazine.
Career Experience/Job History
2012 – Present: Copy Editor, Lifestyle Section, GQ
Review and proof-read all articles submitted for the section
Select relevant photo from submissions for each article feature.
Provide layout design to approval
Maintain accurate filing on all articles and layout designs for each publication volume.
Meet with section staff to article selection and assignment for the next edition
Ensure that design elements such as fonts, styling and overall thematic look conform to magazine design standards
2010 – 2012: Contributing Editor to the University Publication
Write feature articles on campus events and new student experiences while being a student
Meet submission deadlines
2007 – 2009: Various seminars in producing online magazines.
2005 – 2007: Bachelor of Art in Journalism, Worcester College, Oxford
Professional reference will be supplied upon request