WELCOME
TO MY
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Dalene Rovenstine

Magazine Journalist

Experience
New York, NY, USA
Apr 2012Present
Copy Editor, Gotham, Hamptons, and Michigan Avenue magazines
• Copy edit manuscripts and galleys.
• Write display type for cover and throughout magazine.
• Input all staff’s galley edits into InDesign document.
• Attend and participate in creative and editorial meetings.
New York, NY, USA
Apr 2012Present
Contributing Copy Editor
• Proofread department pages, event listings, and calendars.
GA, USA
Sep 2012Present
Contributing Writer
• Write weekly television recaps for the online media site.
New York, NY, USA
Mar 2012May 2012
Freelance Editorial Assistant, Popular Mechanics
• Prereported and interviewed sources for stories.
• Wrote copy for FOB pages; worked with PR contacts to acquire images and products.
• Created art memos for infographics; researched info and wrote captions for infographics.
• Provided photo research for print and Web articles.
New York, NY, USA
Feb 2012Aug 2012
Professional Resume Writer
• Write clients’ resumes and cover letters and/or edit for grammar, clarity, and style.
Columbia, MO, USA
May 2011Aug 2011
Editor-in-Chief
• Guide all parts of production — editing, proofreading and final designing — of each issue’s content
• Approve all department content story pitches
• Manage six department editors; review their edits to reporters and contributing writers
• Lead staff of 20 through pitch meetings and brainstorming
• Serve as liaison with partner newspaper editors to collaborate content
• Write weekly editor’s letter
Columbia, MO, USA
Jan 2010May 2011
Deputy and Online Editor
• Copy edited and proofread online and print content
• Published online content (text and visuals) to web using CMS
Columbia, MO, USA
Jan 2010May 2010
General Beat Reporter
• Served as general beat reporter; wrote incoming news briefs
Bartlesville, OK, USA
Sep 2009Dec 2009
Adjunct Professor
• Taught basic computer skills, Microsoft Office and freshman orientation courses
Education
Columbia, MO, USA
Jan 2010Dec 2011
Master of Arts in Magazine Journalism
Bethany, OK, USA
Aug 2002May 2006
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication/Journalism
Skills
 
Adobe Indesign, FinalCut Pro, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Avid, Adobe InCopy, CMS, woodwing, Wordpress, AP Style, Chicago Style, New York Times Style