914-318-7585 Rachhh.freeman@gmail.com

Related Experience
Editorial Intern, The Poughkeepsie Journal
Summer 2012

Wrote stories and covered live events for different sections including local news, arts and lifestyle . Wrote front-page articles and centerpieces . Wrote arts, news and business briefs . Put events into community calendar . Created story packages on CCI NewsGate. Researched for articles . Pitched story ideas and attended news meetings.

Managing Editor, The New Paltz Oracle
Fall 2012

Managed a staff of approximately 30 . Micro and macro edited stories for content and AP style errors . Laid out opinion section . Helped page editors with layouts using Adobe InDesign . Put together slugs list every week.

News Editor, The New Paltz Oracle

Moved down to train future editor . Manages two news copy editors . Writes weekly articles for news section . Micro and macro edits all news stories for content and AP style errors . Highlights all news stories for fact checking . Lays out all pages in the news section . Pitches weekly story ideas.

Assistant Managing Editor, The New Paltz Oracle

Aids editor-in-chief and managing editor in everyday duties . Proofreads and edits all stories in news, features, arts and entertainment and sports sections . Helps train copy editors in editing and AP style skills.

Features Editor, The New Paltz Oracle
Fall 2011

Managed two features copy editors . Wrote weekly articles for features section . Macro and micro edited all feature stories for content and AP style errors . Highlighted all feature stories for fact checking . Laid out all pages in the features section . Pitched weekly story ideas.

A&E Copy Editor, The New Paltz Oracle
Spring 2011

Wrote weekly articles for Arts & Entertainment section . Fact checked all Arts & Entertainment articles . Copy edited all stories being published . Pitched weekly story ideas.

Editorial Intern, IN/Where New York Magazines
Summer 2011

Wrote listings for New York City restaurants, shops and galleries . Wrote short features . Attended press events . Assisted with photo shoots including picking up and sorting merchandise . Used InCopy to edit content . Researched store/restaurant openings . Gathered contact information for sources.

Spanish Correspondent, The New Paltz Oracle
Spring 2012

Wrote columns reflecting on study abroad experience.

Other Experience
Administrative Assistant
Summer 2008 - 2010

Law Offices of Virginia R. Fling, New York, N.Y.
Client files organization . Data entry and database management . Storage coordination. Document translation . Prepared accounts payable, disbursement journals and outgoing mail.

Administrative Assistant
– January 2012

April 2010

Law Office of Alison Greenberg, New York, N.Y.
Responsibilities include organization and filing of documents.

Tutor, Highland Residential Center, Highland, N.Y.
Fall 2010 - 2012

Selected to provide one on one weekly tutoring to juvenile offenders . Planned and implemented lessons to teach basic math and English skills to adolescents.

Radio DJ, The Edge, New Paltz, N.Y.
Spring 2010 – 2011

Hosted a two hour radio show every week . Worked for the Marketing Department.

Study Abroad, Seville, Spain
Spring 2012

Took classes all taught in Spanish for the semester.

Experience in Adobe InDesign . Fluent in AP style . Second language: Intermediate Spanish . Knowledge of social media . Windows & Mac OS platforms . MS Office.

State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz — New Paltz, N.Y. BA in Journalism, 2013 Minor in Spanish, 2013

Dean's List; Spring 2010, 11, Fall 2012

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