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KAITLIN M. TAMBUSCIO 8 Greenwich Street, Riverdale, NJ 07457 (973) 885-5255 tambusc3@tcnj.edu EDUCATION The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ Fall 2007-Present • B.A. in Journalism and Professional Writing, May 2010 • Minor in Photography • Deans List: Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009 JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE Good Housekeeping Winter 2009-2010, Summer 2009 Web Intern • Daily responsibilities include producing articles for goodhousekeeping.com on the Hearst CMS, researching and modifying articles for search engine optimization, compiling stories and packages for the web, and pitching article ideas for the mobile site • Pitched and produced an online package that was promoted on the home page for the 40 th anniversary of Woodstock that included an interactive iTunes playlist. Wrote other features for the web including Top Family Movies and Unique Father’s Day Gifts • Assisted web editors with management of accounts on social media sites like Twitter New York Women in Communications NEXT Student Newsletter and Blog April 2009-Present Managing Editor, Student Blogger • Responsibilities include brainstorming original story ideas and event coverage, assigning writers, editing final copy, choosing graphics for stories, and inputting content into newsletter software • Write a monthly column, Cover to Cover for the NYWICI Next student blog Popular Photography Summer 2008 Editorial Intern • Wrote photography tips, how to articles and over 25 blog posts for the Editors' blog • Researched and wrote stories for the Web, including Six Vacation Photos That Can Kill You, which became a major source of web traffic, and How to Avoid a Wedding Photo Nightmare • Worked closely with editors by brainstorming original story ideas, interviewing photographers, organizing and archiving blog posts, and researching various stories Unbound, TCNJ online magazine September 2007-Spring 2009 Arts and Entertainment Editor, Spring 2008, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 Semesters • Responsible for recruiting writers, brainstorming story ideas, assigning stories, finding graphics for stories, editing stories, and managing publicity for section The Signal, weekly college newspaper August 2007-May 2008 Staff Writer • Wrote articles for news and features while working on a strict deadline WORK EXPERIENCE Web Content Manager, TCNJ Ewing, NJ August 2009-Present • Assist TCNJ Webmaster with daily maintenance of school’s Web site • Responsible for assisting individual departments with updates and changes to their site. Also manage Web Alerts announcements and calendar system for departments and campus organizations • Pitch ideas for the school’s ongoing homepage video series ACTIVITIES Ed@TCNJ, President August 2007-Present • TCNJ chapter of magazine oriented organization that offers networking opportunities and career building events • Lead meetings, plan panel events, organize member events, brainstorm fundraising activities, and recruit new members New York Women in Communications June 2008-Present • Student member since June 2008 • Recipient of 2009 NYWICI Foundation Scholarship SKILLS • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Contribute • Familiar with various Content Management Systems, HTML, CSS and Web site construction • Trained in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Experience maintaining social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Myspace) for personal and professional uses • Maintain personal fashion themed blog


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