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caitlin saniga 600 Main Street Wadsworth, Ohio 44281 cell: 330-322-8556 csaniga@kent.edu

journalism experience The Columbus Dispatch 34 S. Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Daily newspaper. Daily circulation: 200,000; Sunday circulation: 334,000. Copy desk intern (Summers 2009 & 2010) • Edited stories for the features desk, wrote more than 250 headlines, wrote cutlines, designed inside pages. Family Tree Resource Book Family Tree Books. Cincinatti, Ohio. Comprehensive directory for genealogy research in the United States. Freelance fact-checker (February 2010-present). • Updated the 2004 version by fact-checking directory listings, formatting entries and editing for style. The Burr Kent State University. Kent, Ohio. Student-run general interest magazine. Circulation: 8,000. Editor (Fall 2009); managing editor (Spring 2009); copy desk chief (Fall 2008); copy editor (Spring 2008). • As editor, oversaw staff of 40, assigned a production schedule and salaries, coached writers, wrote stories for print and Web, launched revamped website with daily updates (theburr.com). • As managing editor, assisted editor in overseeing staff of 35, coached writers, wrote story. • As copy desk chief, oversaw six copy editors, edited stories for the print and online versions. • As copy editor, proofread and fact-checked stories for the print and online versions. Waste & Recycling News Crain Communications. 1725 Merriman Road, Akron, Ohio 44313. Biweekly trade publication. Circulation: 50,000. Editorial intern (Summer 2008, December 2008). •W  rote features and breaking news stories, proofread magazine, surveyed businesses and waste companies for annual rankings, posted daily Web stories, wrote headlines. Daily Kent Stater Kent State University. Kent, Ohio. Student-run daily newspaper. Circulation: 10,000. Copy desk chief (Spring & Fall 2008); beat reporter (Fall 2007). • As copy desk chief, supervised and trained copy editors and proofreaders, edited daily newspaper, wrote headlines. • As beat reporter, covered buildings and grounds beat, wrote weekly stories.

education Kent State University. Graduation: December 2009 with a bachelor’s of science degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Major: Information Design. Grade Point Average: 3.65. Dean’s List: Fall 2005-Fall 2009.

honors American Copy Editors Society scholarship winner (2009). John S. Knight scholarship winner (2008, 2009). Kappa Tau Alpha scholar (2008, 2009). Paul Poorman scholarship winner (2008).

references Jan Leach. Kent State assistant professor in JMC. jleach1@kent.edu. 330-672-4289. Tracy Lemmon. The Columbus Dispatch features copy desk chief. tlemmon@dispatch.com. 614-461-5200. Jacqueline Marino. Adviser to The Burr. jmarino7@kent.edu. 330-672-8285.


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