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Senior Editors are employed by publishing capacities and are responsible for overseeing other editors. Examples of Senior Editor duties include collaborating with publishers, making editorial decisions, choosing editorial content for various publications, creating editorial calendars, creating schedules for the various stages of editorial processes, and determining the look and feel of the publication. Resume samples in the field make display of skills like leadership, self-motivation, creativity, decision-making, editorial expertise, networking, and computer competences. Most Senior Editor resumes make display of a Master’s Degree in an editorial field.

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Senior Editor/ Sports

  • Lead sports editor for a top-10 rated newspaper in the largest circulation category; managed special coverage of all large sporting events such as the Olympics, World Series, Stanley Cup Finals, NCAA Championships, Final Four and PGA tournaments
  • Coordinated cross-functional sports section calendar for daily content, special content and digital content, collaborating with photographers, advertising sales, printing plant and web designers
  • Hired, managed and coached a team of reporters, assistant editors, support staff and interns
  • Received the “Editor’s award” twice for coordinating and planning 2008 Summer Olympics coverage and 2009 PGA Championship coverage
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
12

Senior Editor/proof Reader in Medical Transcription

Senior Editor/Proof Reader in Medical Transcription.

  • 1000-1250 lines per day with average accuracy of above 98%
  • Handled all types of medical reports such as radiology reports, discharge summaries, doctors’ consultation notes, referral letters, operative notes etc., and with various departments such as cardiology, pain management, orthopedics, psychiatry, pediatric, etc., with proficiency in pediatric orthopedics.
  • Have worked with American and UK doctors and hospitals.
  • Proficient in English, formatting, training, documentation, and communication
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Ba
13

Senior Editor/ Correspondent

Senior Editor/ Correspondent

  • Monitor editorial staff; prepare financial forecast and overview of expenditures. Prepare editorial calendar and supervise implementation of all social media marketing outlets, and ensure that all edits are completed within allocated time frame.
  • Collaborate with publisher regarding the design/layout of all publications. Responsible for final approving/editing articles, scripts and content for proper grammar and style
  • Content overseer of internal and external writers to ensure message strategy is accurate and reflective of the company’s standard operating procedures for three publications
  • Interview celebrity guest, attendance of red carpet award show events, and hosted community outreach empowerment conferences. In addition to the aforementioned; prepared written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs, and all social media platforms
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Management / Human Resources Management
MA
Business Administration
14

Senior Editor/celebrity Correspondent

  • Pitched, wrote and published content for millennials
  • Booked, wrote, and edited celebrity interviews
  • Interviewed celebrity talent
  • Met deadlines for fast pace internet site
  • Contributed content across multiple platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, & Snapchat)
  • Managed freelance writers
  • Increased our following with branding and social media strategies
  • Built relationships with publicists
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Broadcast Journalism
15

Senior Editor

  • Senior Editor for Turner Studios editing, producing and project managing for six networks resulting in a strong client base- TBS, TNT, TCM, Cartoon Network, CNN, Turner Sports.
  • Lead editor for Turner Classic Movies with a focus on promotional content, music edit and story telling
  • Lead editor for TBS Public Affairs Department with focus on long format story telling
  • Supervised and mentored assistant Editors.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Middle English Chaucer & Shakespeare
16

Co-senior Editor, Chief Copy Editor

  • Exhibited responsibility in the advertising and advancement of the magazine
  • Collaborated with fellow students to coordinate the bi-annual publication of the magazine
  • Endeavored to promote professionalism through careful and detailed editing
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
17

Senior Editor

  • Delegated tasks to [company name]' editorial team.
  • Proofread a variety of manuscripts prior to publication.
  • Corresponded with authors about editorial decisions, via e-mail and in-person meetings.
  • Wrote content for promotional materials (pre-order forms, flyers, posters).
  • Assisted in planning and running campus events that brought attention to [company name].
  • Maintained social media accounts affiliated with [company name].
  • Served as Lead Editor on Claudia Quigg and Ann Stadtler's parenting book.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
English
18

Senior Editor

  • Lead editor of sixteen authors, managing all editorial projects, communication, and support.
  • Represents company at multiple industry and fan conferences, including face-to-face meetings with potential and current clients, taking manuscript pitches and providing advance critique pages, sitting on panels, running critique workshops, and judging writing contests.
  • Develops production schedules for all new projects, manages master schedule for editorial staff, assigns and oversees new projects and tracks progress.
  • Edits authors’ work from submission to publication, including developmental and content editing, line edits, proofreads, and formatting of full-length manuscripts.
  • Trains new editorial and publishing assistants on internally-developed style and editorial processes.
  • Manages social media accounts (Twitter, Pinterest, Goodreads), including developing and implementing promotional campaigns, generating email and news blasts sent to thousands of subscribers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
English
19

Senior Editor, Staff Editor, Production Assistant

  • Telly Award-winning editor; majority of editing was for weddings, occasional corporate projects.
  • As Senior Editor, I had the responsibility of overseeing all wedding video post-production, including footage organization and archiving, project delegation, quality control, and technical processes. There were two staff editors under my supervision, as well as several freelance editors occasionally.
  • Occasional 2nd shooter and/or PA on shoots.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Film, Video & Interactive Media
20

Senior Editor/writer & Project Manager, Thought Leadership Institute

  • Write, research, edit and develop white papers, articles, blogs and other deliverables. Have focused on tech/digital, private company services, human capital, and other sectors and business imperatives.
  • Contribute to and help curate PwC 365 (online app; thought leadership repository)
  • Support other projects promoted internally and firm wide
  • Help strategize shape and scope of forthcoming Thought Leadership initiatives
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Creative Writing
Literature Film Quarterly

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