Experienced Editorial Assistant who is proficient in print as well as digital media. Adept at confirming facts in a storey, maintaining contact with important people and organising information in to a usable format. Specialises in local news and sports reporting.
Experienced field reporter in sports and local events
Strong Internet skills
Responsible and honest worker
Clean driving record
Can be discrete when necessary
Types 50 wpm
Excellent communication skills
Able to meet deadlines
November 2010 to July 2014 East Valley Post-Manchester, UK Editorial Assistant
Assisted in confirming facts before stories could be published in print and online.
Responsible for making sure that all regular editorials and columns were submitted by their deadlines.
Assisted in reviewing and choosing photographs for each storey and event.
September 2006 to November 2010 Journal and Post-Manchester, UK Editorial Assistant
Often sent to do “man on the street” interviews for current and important local events.
Assisted in gathering information for breaking stories, including doing phone interviews with important parties.
Responsible for making sure that all columns and editorials were in place by their deadlines.
June 2000 to September 2006 The Review-Manchester, UK Editorial Assistant
Responsible for proofing all headlines and making sure the final paper layout looked good.
Assisted in collecting information for breaking stories.
Assisted in sourcing pictures for local sporting events and then helping to get those pictures into the final copy.