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Resume

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Resume

  1. 1. Linden A. WilsonEDUCATIONUniversity of Missouri — Bachelor of Magazine Journalism, May 2010EXPERIENCEEditorial intern, MSP Communications; Minneapolis, MN — September 2011 - present• Fact check and copy edit stories for five of MSP’s custom magazine publications• Write posts for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Style Parlor fashion blog and Aisle File weddings blog• Collect and source images for each issue of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and maintain relationships with media contactsNewsletter editor, Texas Research & Technology Foundation; San Antonio, TX — May 2011 - September 2011• Designed a quarterly newsletter for TRTF, which funds and develops innovative ventures in the biosciences• Reported, wrote, edited and fact checked stories for the inaugural issueEditorial intern, Steamboat Magazine; Steamboat Springs, CO — January 2011 - May 2011• Reported, wrote, edited and fact checked stories for all departments and the Visitors’ Guide• Assisted editors with tasks including ad redesign, setting up photo shoots and proofreading final copyReporter, Newsy.com; Columbia, MO — May 2010 - July 2010• Researched and pitched story ideas daily for Newsy, a multisource video news analysis website• Wrote scripts and compiled and edited video and audio content on Final Cut ProArts department editor, Vox Magazine; Columbia, MO — January 2010 - May 2010• Researched, pitched and assigned stories to writers at weekly staff meetings• Edited, proofread and fact checked manuscripts, galleys and final story drafts• Collaborated with writers, designers and photographers• Uploaded content to the magazine’s website using content management system Django• Tweeted stories using CoTweet to engage with @VoxMag’s 2,200 followers• Compiled calendar entriesEditorial intern, Microsoft (MSN UK); London, United Kingdom — May 2009 - August 2009• Assisted the home page team in creating headlines and editing photos• Wrote stories and produced photo galleries for the Life & Style, Travel, and Entertainment channelsReporter, Columbia Missourian; Columbia, MO — January 2009 - May 2009• Reported, wrote, edited and fact checked stories for the Higher Education beat• Worked breaking news shifts and city desk shiftsSKILLSMac and PC literate; proficient in AP Style, Chicago Style, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Google Analytics;basic HTML and CMS knowledge; social media, blogging and networking skills involving Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, WordPress,Tumblr and Blogger

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