City Editor Resume Samples

A City Editor is engaged in directing and supervising personnel engaged in selecting, gathering, and editing all local news and photographers, and updates for newspaper edition. The job duties associated with the post are listed on the City Editor Resume as – receiving information regarding developing news materials or events, originating story ideas and assigning coverage to members of reporting and photography staff, reviewing news copy and conferring with executive staff members, reviewing edited copy and sending it for printing, writing and directing headlines, hiring and terminating members of reporting staff, and performing other editorial duties as required.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are needed – strong writing/editing/proofreading skills, and an excellent portfolio; hands-on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop, or other publishing tools, proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices; and an eye for detail along with critical thinking skills. A degree in journalism is commonplace among job applicants.

City Editor Resume example

City Editor Resume

Headline : Developing creative ideas and strategies about how to expand Mics culture coverage, and also Conceiving unique ways to cover the biggest culture stories of the day and move the conversation forward.

Skills : Word Press, Powerpoint, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as city editor for The Springfield News, a twice weekly community newspaper in Springfield, Oregon.
    2. Routinely interacted with the general public as well as community and business leaders, including the mayor, county sheriff and police chief, school board superintendent, the district attorney, county commissioners, and district congressional members.
    3. Used industry standard publishing software to create and publish all forms of local news, including education, business, human interest, political, and sports.
    4. Included layout and pagination of all sections of the newspaper.
    5. Proactively searched for news and pitched story ideas to the editorial team.
    6. Gathered and verified information, exercised sound news judgements, and routinely produced written content in a deadline-driven newsroom environment.
    7. Conceptualized, organized, researched, designed, and approved final production of an annual high school sports preview for three consecutive years.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science


City Editor Resume

Summary : Assigning and editing stories ranging from aggregated news to investigative features, and also Editing quickly and accurately under tight deadlines, Creating vertical-defining series and franchises.

Skills : Editing, Writing, Design, Recruiting, Web Development, Photoshop, Photography, Event Planning, Excel.

Description :

    1. Managed, recruited and developed reporting staff for a daily newspaper.
    2. Helped lead the transition to online and mobile app news presentation.
    3. Organized and presented development training in-house, and for Mid-American Press Institute, where I served on the board and completed a term as board chairman.
    4. Initiated political candidate forums and debates for U.S.
    5. Senate, House, Iowa state representative and Davenport and Bettendorf mayoral races.
    6. Database journalism instruction: Organized classroom lessons on Paradox, Access and Excel.
    7. Led collaboration with Times and KWQC-TV6 reporters, appeared on air and conducted training sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.A. In Journalism


City Editor Resume

Headline : An adaptable, articulate and organized professional with more than a decade of collaborative leadership experience managing people and systems under tight deadlines. Education and experience in communications, financial services and manufacturing. Possesses strong research skills and excellent communications skills.

Skills : Editing Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Designed and helped develop content systems for IowaPulse.com, mpinews.org, and various qctimes.com and academic projects through.
    2. Used a variety of camera equipment to conduct photo shoots and edit photographs for publication.
    3. Updated the newspaper's website and maintained the publication's digital archives.
    4. Helped supervise and coordinate work of reporters, assigned topics, events and stories to reporters for coverage.
    5. Prepared and edited copy to improve readability.
    6. Copy edited reporters' stories, wire stories, editorials, columns and proofed pages.
    7. Worked with managing editor and copy desk on layout, design and story ideas.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A. In Journalism

City Editor Resume

Summary : Managing, editing, and college-level instructor with more than 12 years of experience seeking to leverage extensive background in providing customer service and coordinating complex research projects while adhering to tight deadlines.

Skills : Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Firefox, Microsoft Outlook, Windows.

Description :

    1. Oversaw production of a seven-day-per-week newspaper from planning to publication.
    2. Supervised a staff of writers and photographers in a management role.
    3. Produced and edited news copy with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness within the confines of strict deadlines.
    4. Produced internal and external communications, including editorials presenting the newspaper's point of view, columns explaining why a decision was made, and day-to-day public queries.
    5. Designed news pages using Quark and Photoshop in a Macintosh/PC hybrid system.
    6. Maintained the newspaper's online presence through the use of social media and up-to-the-minute website updates.
    7. Assisted in making strategic decisions affecting the broader direction of the news department, including the hiring of staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

City Editor Resume

Objective : Award-winning, creative, and gifted news media professional with more than 15 years of success and contributions in researching, information gathering, writing, proofreading, editing, and producing content for a variety of topics both traditionally and digitally. Keen understanding of public relations, news media, and communications practices; seeking to apply the transferrable skillset in a responsible role within public or media relations.

Skills : Writing, Editing, Photography, Video, Design.

Description :

    1. Helped journalism students edit their written stories before publishing.
    2. Worked with multimedia elements such as slideshows and videos.
    3. Had the great opportunity of becoming the City Editor for Borderzine in the spring.
    4. Really enjoyed working with, and at the same time learned a lot from Kate Gannon and Zita Arocha.
    5. Managed and directed a staff of 12 reporters and 3 assistant editors.
    6. Paved the way for live blogging of news events on the publication's website and grew usage of video productions.
    7. Directed news coverage that won numerous reporting and writing awards from the Florida Society of News Editors and the Florida Press Club.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

City Editor Resume

Summary : Experienced communications professional with 25-plus years in newspaper and multi-media. Strong writing, copy editing, proofreading, and organizational skills. Skilled in developing content for print, web, and social media. Assisting in producing press releases and media pitches; building cause marketing programs. Design and layout experience. Proofread book manuscripts and college papers.

Skills : Excel, Communication Skills, Writing, Editing, Photoshop, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Monitored relevant news.
    2. Wrote headlines.
    3. Used computers, printers, scanners, telephones, and cameras.
    4. Oversaw a newsroom of a dozen journalists in a coverage area of about 1 million people, including planning and editing stories, leading a transition.
    5. Coordinated with editors at eight other newspapers, photo department, copy and design desk, and web editors to plan daily coverage and long-.
    6. Managed projects including a profile of the controversial outgoing California State University chancellor; an investigative report on the school.
    7. Managed the day-to-day workflow of a small team of part-time and freelance writers and reporters.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

City Editor Resume

Summary : Skilled City Editor professional with experience in public relations, project management, content creation, internal communications, and print journalism. Able to successfully manage multiple projects and meet deadlines while working with different stakeholders and competing interests.

Skills : MS Office, Editing Skills.

Description :

    1. Advanced to roles of increasing responsibility for media group comprised of four daily newspapers with a combined circulation of 55,000.
    2. Oversaw deadline-critical reporting and publishing of rising news events within a highly competitive market.
    3. Coordinated freelance reporters and photojournalists to secure high-impact photographs.
    4. Covered city beat for two cities, attended council meetings, interviewed city officials and community leaders, and reported breaking news.
    5. Received Best News Story award from Peninsula Press Club.
    6. Wrote video game and music reviews for the entertainment section.
    7. Promoted to Reporter and then City Editor, worked at Palo Alto Daily News doing copy editing, layout, and entertainment reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

City Editor Resume

Headline : Coaching a team of reporters to produce a news report with depth and immediacy, balancing daily stories and high-impact enterprise with online posts, videos, and social media engagement, and also Editing content on deadline for accuracy, clarity, style, and impact.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Web Development.

Description :

    1. Prepared, rewrote, and edited copy to improve readability or supervise others who do this work.
    2. Verified facts, dates and statistics, using standard reference sources.
    3. Developed story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
    4. Supervised and coordinated the work of reporters and other editors.
    5. Planned the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
    6. Assigned topics, events, and stories to individual writers or reporters for coverage.
    7. Served in several management capacities, including as a city editor, as a wire editor, as a weekend news editor, and as an assignment editor.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor In Journalism

City Editor Resume

Summary : Publishing and promoting content on our website and social media channels in ways that engage and expand our audience, and also Collaborating with other members of the newsroom management team to meet shared goals.

Skills : Microsoft Word, COGNOS, Writing, Editing, Proofreading, Management, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Led local news team for daily print and digital editions.
    2. Wrote news, business, and features stories and editorials.
    3. Coordinated online coverage as well as daily multimedia.
    4. Served as features editor and oversaw newsroom special sections.
    5. Oversaw more than a dozen freelancers and contributors.
    6. Produced video, promotional content, and audience engagement products.
    7. Budgeted the A section of the daily newspaper.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

City Editor Resume

Summary : Coaching reporters to do their best work through mutual respect and collaboration. We value everyone's ideas, are willing to learn and try new things, and encourage give and take as we produce the best journalism we can.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Email, Writing, Editing, Call Center Experience.

Description :

    1. Led day-to-day news operations at this 30,000-circulation daily newspaper.
    2. Directly supervised a team of seven reporters.
    3. Coordinated and led news coverage with managing, night, and photo editors.
    4. Coached, supervised, and assisted reporters.
    5. Edited all news stories, editorials, letters to the editor, and columns.
    6. Wrote and posted breaking news as needed; wrote daily news and feature stories as needed.
    7. Helped plan and develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED