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Whitney Blair Wyckoff


U.S. News & World Report • Served as co-chair of the U.S. News
Women in the Workplace Committee.
Most recent title: Managing Editor, Advice Products

Washington, D.C., Sept. 2016-Present Volunteered as a D.C. Planning
I direct the editorial work for the credit cards, loans and banking Committee Member for the Walk to End

verticals, and I manage content for many of U.S. News’ best-known Alzheimer’s. (2020)
ranking lists, including Best Colleges, Best Places to Live, Best Jobs, Best Served as vice president of D.C.
Graduate Schools, Best High Schools and Best Places to Retire. My work Chapter of the American Society of
involves leading a team of around two dozen editors and freelancers Business Publication Editors. (2015-2016)
and developing strategies to better reach readers looking for advice on
personal finance topics. EDUCATION

I also served as the spokeswoman for the U.S. News Best Jobs of 2020,
University of Illinois
giving several media interviews to promote the launch. B.S. with honors in journalism.

Freelancer Internships
NPR, Chicago Public Radio, the Chicago
My work has appeared in the Washington Post, and
Tribune, the Daily Herald (Ill.), Congressional, among others.
Quarterly, the American Academy of
Pediatrics, Illinois Public Media and the U of
Scoop News Group I Division of Biomedial Sciences.
Associate Managing Editor; Copy & Production Editor
Washington, D.C., Oct. 2014-Sept. 2016
I line and copy edited three publications on government information National Bronze Winner, Online Technical
technology. My experience included working with freelancers, and Article, Azbee Award of Excellence —
coaching writers and interns while writing my own stories on federal recognized by ASBPE, an industry group for
IT. During our publication’s redesign, I helped prepare the site for the business-to-business editors. (2016)
launch, and I established best practices for photos and headlines.
ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship — given
Greenwire/E&E Publishing to promising young B2B editors. (2016)

Copy Editor; Reporter HOBBIES

Washington, D.C., Feb. 2012-Sept. 2014
Studies French via Zoom.
I edited and wrote stories for a nonpartisan publication on energy and
environment policy. Wrote a historical novel about
Revolutionary War-era teenage spy.
NPR Digital News
Rundown Editor/EA; Assistant Producer (Temporary)
Washington, D.C., Jan. 2010-Feb. 2012 and on
I edited and wrote for and managed the All Things Considered Twitter at @WhitneyWyckoff
rundown, a programming schedule for member station directors.

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