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Editors In Chief work for various types of publications and are responsible for overseeing editors. Based on our collection of example resumes, these professionals also perform duties like creating editorial boards, deciding what gets published, developing budgets, and attending social events. Those looking to become Editors In Chief should showcase in their resumes excellent writing skills, business acumen, editorial experience, networking and communication skills, and leadership. Most Editors In Chief hold a degree in journalism or communication.

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Editor in Chief

Successfully managed an editorial staff of 11 and a general staff of over 40 peers

  • Supervised the production of the monthly online and print campus newspaper
  • Created and implemented marketing ideas to promote the organization on campus
  • Edited and prepared submitted articles for publication
  • Trained staff through a variety of brainstorming and information sharing sessions
  • Created 8-12 newspaper pages on a regular basis using InDesign
  • Prospected and Solicited articles for staff coverage
  • Managed organizations Facebook and Twitter accounts
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Journalism Studies
BS
Journalism & Communication For Online Media
2

Editor in Chief

Founded, initiated, managed and developed newspaper, roachtribune.com, which initially began as a school project.

  • Coordinated cross-functional teams including media, creative, interactive production, and business development
  • Grew subscribers from 0 to 4,000 spanning 69 countries
  • Implemented social metrics and marketing to ensure loyal readership
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Film And Video
BS
Business Administration, Marketing And Sales
3

Editor in Chief

Managed a staff of 8 - 12, and was responsible for the selection of all subordinate editors. Oversaw production and was a staff writer for the bi-weekly print newspaper and online-only content at a college with 5,000 students.

  • Initiated a redesign of the newspaper's layout, including designing a new flag and modernizing key areas such as photos and graphics, as well as fonts, decks and headlines.
  • Served on a selection committee in charge of hiring the new journalism adviser for the college.
  • Responsible for selection, content and placement of all stories and photos, plus copy-editing and rewriting.
  • In charge of coordinating the paper's distribution.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Journalism
AS
Journalism
4

Special Projects Manager/assistant to Nancy Novogrod, Editor in Chief

Contribute to overall marketing strategy, event planning, and PR outreach.

  • Pre-approve layouts for final review by Editor in Chief.
  • Write quality content for Travel + Leisure blog.
  • Correspond with the offices of international dignitaries, socialites, and industry VIPs.
  • Coordinate all logistics for meetings and events, including agendas, venue, meals, etc.
  • Prepare travel and expense reports ($250,000+ annually).
  • Ensure all deadlines are met, questions are answered and requests are addressed.
  • Handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
5

Editor in Chief

Published four digital volumes online (available for print)

  • Produce, manage, and art director all editorial content and social media
  • Build strategic relationships and partnerships with contributors and relevant companies
  • Fashion stylist, editor and writer
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Textiles & Clothing
Stylist And Journalism
6

Editor in Chief

Professional editor for independently published authors

  • Proficient in both copy and large scale story editing
  • Creates original content for publication
  • Handles lengthy manuscripts in very short time periods
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Film And Electronic Media Arts

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