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Ariana Alexander
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Professional Summary:
I am looking to transfer 29 years of copy editing, layout, pagination and web positing experience to a position outside of the newspaper industry. I am hoping to get greater opportunities to learn to display information online.
Skills:

Edited national, international and locally produced stories under tight deadlines, covering a range of subjects from sports, politics, crime and popular culture Selected photographs from local photographers and the Associated Press

Written headlines and captions for newspapers and the web Laid out section fronts and whole sections for best visual impact Created information boxes and worked with graphic artists to create a better visual display of information that required strong research and tabulation

Demonstrated ability to post content online  Managed groups of reporters and editors as large as 10

Experience:
Sports copy editor Feb 1998Present Boston Globe Boston, MA Edited copy, laid out section fronts and inside pages and posted content online for one of the best newspaper sports sections in the country and the largest daily newspaper in New England.
Copy editor Aug 1992Dec 1997 Daily Press Newport News, VA Edited copy and laid out section fronts and inside pages for mid-sized daily in Hampton Roads area of Virginia in the news and sports departments. Edited  and laid out special sections such as auto racing page, year-in-review sports section and annual Welcome section used by chambers of commerce as guides to new residents to the area.
Reporter and City editor Jun 1986Jun 1992 Danville Register Danville, VA Gathered information and wrote stories on city government, crime, local elections and features. Most notably wrote feature stories about a couple who struggled for 10 years to have a child, an American couple who left Tiananmen Square amid the 1989 student protests in China, retrospective on the city's history of civil rights activism in the 1960s and interviewed and wrote story about people who had lost their jobs after a workers' strike a year earlier. Led a group of 6 reporters and edited and laid out local section. Most notably led a team of reporters who covered a fire in which two firefighters were killed.
Education:
Bachelor of Arts : Journalism Jun 1986 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
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Previous Companies:

  • Boston Globe
  • Daily Press
  • Danville Register

Previous Job Positions:

  • Sports copy editor
  • Copy Editor
  • Reporter and City editor

Schools:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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