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Accurate and highly organized
Editor with strong grammatical skills and an eye for detail. Possesses
diversified experience and demonstrated ability to work independently
and meet daily deadlines. Recognized for excellent communication skills
and a creative approach to problem solving. Ability to edit copy for
readability and correctness, to format pages using topflight computer
applications, to write headlines and photo overlines that command attention
and, as sometimes fits, add a witty twist.
THE ADVOCATE, Stamford,
Edited stories for
publication by correcting copy for accuracy, grammar, spelling and agreement
with Associated Press and local style and reworking stories to clarify
meaning and information.
Designed and laid
out local front and inside pages, national and international wire pages,
business pages, obituary pages, opinion pages and occasional front pages.
Formatted and assembled
pages to meet daily deadline for newspaper production as well as layout
for advance pages. Determined placement of stories, photos and other
elements for each page. Created headlines, photo captions and overlines.
Ensured that all elements were aligned and conformed with modular design.
of other copy editors on a daily basis.
for articles through various Web sites on a daily basis.
in the use of QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, NewsEditPro and Jazbox programs.
POSTSTAR, Glens Falls, NY
Primary focus involved laying
out the daily local news front, also inside local news pages on deadline.
Designed and paginated
pages using QuarkXPress.
captions and other page elements.
NORTH ARGYLE PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH, Argyle, NY
SOUTH ARGYLE PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH, Argyle, NY
General ministerial responsibilities
involving pastoral care, worship and administrative functions for the
two churches. Also served as chaplain at Pleasant Valley Infirmary,
a nursing home facility in Argyle.
Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
B.A. in Liberal
Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA