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DrakeMagazine Des Moines, IA

DrakeUniversity Des Moines, IA

Majors: Magazine Journalism, International Relations Minor: Entrepreneurship Expected Graduation: May 2013

New York, NY

Section Editor, August 2010-May 2011 Aided with macro and micro editing; worked with multiple writers to ensure successful story progression; brainstormed story ideas for print magazine and website

Print Editorial Intern, June 2012-present Transcribe interviews, compile research for editors and staff writers, conduct interviews, write stories for the website, deliver products to photo shoots

Webmaster, August 2010-May 2011 Maintained DrakeMagazine.com using Dreamweaver; updated content on site; edited video, pictures, and audio clips

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Assistant Editor, August 2009-May 2010 Wrote blogs and articles; interviewed people locally and nationally; fact-checked all stories for the website; created video and audio supplements for articles

GQMagazine

Des Moines, IA

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Copy Editing Intern, June 2011-August 2011 Copy edited over 30 magazines from the Home Design, Garden, Food, and Decorating groups; proofread iPad publications through Zinio.com; edited slideshows and newsletters. Copy Flow Coordinator, June 2010-June 201 2 Send articles to freelance editors; route files back to magazine editors; edit reprint magazines; communicate with in-house editors on a daily basis.

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Des Moines, IA

erika.owen@drake.edu

A Pandora-like startup for local music.

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Band Recruiter, Event Organizer, October 2011-present Invite bands to add music to the site, write weekly blog posts, organize recruitment events and music concerts

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Editor-in-Chief, May 2011-present Manage editors, writers, designers, photographers, and webmaster; successfully delegate tasks to staff; revived magazine’s social media outlets; led a complete redesign of the website; maintain magazine’s budget

WritingExperience GQ.com, staff writer (June 2012-August 2012) DIY, freelance writer (Spring 2012 issue) Urban Plains, freelance writer (Fall 2010, Fall 2011) The Lift, staff writer and editor (Dec. 2010-July 2011)

RelevantSkills Efficient in: Photoshop, InDesign, CSS and HTML coding, Wordpress, Dreamweaver, Word, Excel, Audacity, social media management


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