Katelyn Dato EXPERIENCE SUMMARY
484 Silverton Road, Brick, NJ 08723 (908)783-0083 • firstname.lastname@example.org Well versed in copyediting, and proofreading, most recently as an editor and content writer for two online publications. Experienced in writing feature stories, profiles, editorial pieces, as well as research reports and news blurbs. Strong technical command of the English language; familiarity with virtually all writing styles; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word. Trained in graphic design to create magazine layouts and professional brochures for companies. Competent researcher, interviewer, and reporter.
B.A., Journalism - Print Option, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
A.A., Liberal Arts, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
Editorial Intern – QuizFest & Yikes! Magazine, Englewood Cliffs, NJ Bauer Publishing Contribute new ideas to the magazine’s circulation of 400,000 . Meet daily deadlines given by editor-in-chief. Maintain website, social media pages and write news blurbs for website. Transcribe interviews of celebrities in the teen world. Report to editor-in-chief with new assignments for publication Assisted projects with editorial assistant and associate editor for the magazine.
1/10 - Present
Editorial Intern – Boxoffice.com & Boxoffice Magazine
Published in digital issue, interviewed CEO’s and covered story on global digital cinema. Write daily news blurbs for Boxoffice.com. Scan movie reviews to create tags for search engine optimization. Research cinema and movie box office numbers to write compelling articles. Work directly with editor on a daily basis to develop news and feature stories for website. Transcribe interviews.
1/10 - Present
Editorial Intern – Xanga.com
Wrote articles for the Xanga network partnership sites including Lovelyish.com, Tripcrazed.com and IReallyLikeFood.com All written posts have contributed to over 100,000 page views. Edit, rewrite, and proofread all articles contributed to the network sites. Worked with guest writers (many of whom have no formal training in writing) to organize and refine articles. Assisted with research and articles ideas for publication.
Scheduled posts according to Google Analytics.
Sales/Reception – Planet Fitness, Brick, NJ
11/09 – 02/10
1/09 - Present
Recognized for ability to quickly establish rapport with customers, up-sell products and build a loyal clientele. Proved the ability to multitask, handle crowds of up to 350 people. Resolve customer issues and excel within a demanding, high-volume setting Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills. Listen attentively, communicate persuasively and follow through diligently.
Director – Brick Police Athletic League, Brick, NJ
Reported daily to the Executive Director with children’s records, and employee progress reports. Managed a team of six employees that achieved a superior grade for New Jersey Youth and Family Services. Ensured the safety of all children between 5-12 years of age while responsible for supervision and assignments. Planned, developed and administered the after-school program’s activities and made sure all children’s needs are carried out to satisfaction.
09/05 - 11/08
Microsoft Office • Social Networks • MAC • Adobe Photoshop • Search Engine Optimization • Web 2.0 Blogging Platforms • Content Management Systems • Quark XPress