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MARGARET CAGNEY 2524 N. Wayne Ave., Unit #1 Chicago • Il • 60614 Phone: 919 • 323 • 7485 Email: EDUCATION University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina

August 2008-May 2012 Senior, Journalism and Mass Communication



Corporate Relations Senior Associate January 2013-Present Northbrook, Illinois • Provided strategic communication support for employees and leaders • Managed and developed content for employee Intranet • Coordinated all-employee and leadership meetings


Volunteer January 2014-Present Chicago, Illinois

Duke Corporate Education

Marketing Consultant October 2012-December 2012 Durham, North Carolina • Assisted in writing, editing, reporting, proposal assistance, PowerPoint editing and graphics, website editing, conference planning assistance, and other administrative tasks

Magazine Writing & Editing Homefront Magazine

Editor in Chief January 2012-May 2012 Chapel Hill, North Carolina • Worked with a team to write, edit and publish a first issue of a magazine

The Daily Tar Heel

City Desk Staff Writer September 2011-May 2012 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Duke Corporate Education

Journalism Intern May 2011-August 2011 Durham, North Carolina • Worked as community manager; provided material for Duke CE’s “The Loom,” an online community designed to meet the changing needs of organizations engaged in developing professional women

The Irish Independent Real-time Editing & Design

Newspaper Editing Intern October-December 2010 Dublin, Ireland • Worked in the editing and creative layout departments of a major daily Irish newspaper • Assisted in the development of feature articles

The University of North Carolina Press

Design and Production Intern May-August 2010 Chapel Hill, North Carolina • Modified and improved book manuscripts • Edited and reformatted in-text images • Assisted in a photo shoot • Organized database files


Proficient in Adobe InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Piktochart, Microsoft Office Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and social media tools like blogging, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube. Skilled in Mac and PC Computers and Software. Experience with video and photography.

Margaret cagney resume, jan 2014