34 Main St. Apt. 4, Malden, MA 02148 (339) 224-3268 ChrisCaesar@gmail.comhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/chriscaesar
An accomplished print journalist who learned to stop worrying and love the internet. Strong record of results with social media, community management and content development, with a passion for buildingengaging online experiences in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Background includes:● Building Online Audiences● Impactful Content Development● Breaking News/Crisis Management● Copyediting/AP Style● Social Media Management● Multimedia Packages
Customer/Public Relations● Public-Interest Driven Journalism
Online Editor / Community Manager
Oversaw Malden Patch, one of the fastest-growing Patch sites in New England. Numerous rolesincluded social media management, traffic analysis/growth, customer service and enterprising four toseven news posts a day.● Named “bar none the best breaking news reporter we have on staff” in performance review.● Ensured full accuracy in our coverage of the chaotic Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent manhunt as part of Patch’s breaking news team.● Produced a television panel discussion regarding local development in Malden and was frequent talking head on other government access programs.● Led strategy that saw unique traffic more than triple in less than a year and regularly more than doubled our monthly goals for reader comments.● Turned our Facebook page into one of New England’s most engaged, growing from 400 “likes” to more than 2,600 in less than two years.● Maintained one of the company’s most engaged Twitter accounts—out of more than 900 sites, @MaldenPatch was our only account to be in the top 10 for both number of followers and per-capita click-throughs. Former Social Media Officer Brad Gerick called it his “favorite Twitter account” at Patch.● Earned front-page placement on Reddit with my field coverage of a police raid on Occupy Boston.
General Assignment Reporter
Covered schools, city/state politics,and features for The Londonderry Times weekly, enterprising 10to 15 stories a week.● Sparked city investigation after a story on a local gun store revealed it was operating illegally. The store was later closed by the zoning board.● Achieved front-page placement on Reddit after an investigation revealed a sexual abuse suspect was a TSA screener at Manchester Regional Airport.