Desk Editor Resume

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Career Objective:

News that awakens one’s concise and urge him or her to do something for the community and the society is the need of hour. I want to serve this purpose by obtaining a desk editor position with a newspaper and help in finding and releasing news through broadcast and print.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in working with newsroom setting
  • Ability to edit news for print and online media
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Skilled in collecting facts and assessing the popularity and usefulness of news
  • Self-motivated, and flexible with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a team of reporters and lead them
  • Proficient in building and implementing story ideas

Work Experience:

Desk Editor
Crystal Communications, Livingston Manor, NY
August 2012 – Present

  • Editing news on various topics for both print and broadcast medium
  • Coordinating with police and local politicians for news stories
  • Developing and executing story ideas for making news impressive
  • Attending regular team meetings and distributing works among the staff
  • Setting and assisting the editorial team in meeting the department goals
  • Making personal visits to field and collecting facts for news release
  • Looking for breaking news and ensuring the company is the first to publish and relay it

News Reporter
Daily News, Livingston Manor, NY
February 2010 – July 2012

  • Assisted editors in publishing interesting stories on sports, politics, films, etc.
  • Collected and wrote news on a variety of topics and helped in the sales of the newspaper
  • Contacted business houses and bought advertisement
  • Ensured submitted news are correct, complete, and free of mistakes
  • Monitored social media, blogs, and analyzed the performance of published news
  • Developed and maintained relationship with the community
  • Assisted in breaking stories online and updating news articles

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
    Dow College, Livingston Manor, NY
    2009

Reference:

On request.

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