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Whitney Blair Wyckoff

RECENT EXPERIENCE OTHER EXPERIENCE


U.S. News & World Report • Served as co-chair of the U.S. News
Women in the Workplace Committee
Senior Editor; Editor; Associate Editor


(2019-2020)
Washington, D.C., Sept. 2016-Present Completed U.S. News media training


As the manager for the Advice Products team, I oversee the content (2019)
for rankings lists across the Education, Health, Money and Real Estate Served as vice president of D.C.
sections. Among these products are Best Credit Cards, Best Colleges, Chapter of the American Society of
Best Jobs, Best Mutual Funds and Best Places to Live. Business Publication Editors (2015-2016)

I also served as the spokeswoman for the U.S. News Best Jobs of 2020, EDUCATION
giving several media interviews to promote the launch.
University of Illinois (2009)
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Freelancer
• Graduated with honors
My work has appeared in the Washington Post, NPR.org and • Chancellor’s Scholar
SmithsonianMag.com, among others.
Internships
Scoop News Group
NPR, Chicago Public Radio, the Chicago
Associate Managing Editor; Copy and Production Editor Tribune, the Daily Herald (Ill.), Congressional
Quarterly, the American Academy of
Washington, D.C., Oct. 2014-Sept. 2016
Pediatrics, Illinois Public Media and the U of
I line and copy edited three publications on government information I Division of Biomedial Sciences.
technology. My experience includes working with freelancers, and
coaching writers and interns while writing my own stories on federal SELECTED AWARDS
IT. During our publication’s redesign, I helped prepare the site for the
launch, and established and enforced best practices for photos and National Bronze and Mid-Atlantic Silver
headlines. Winner, Azbee Award of Excellence —
Received recognition for a technical article
Greenwire/E&E Publishing from ASBPE, an industry group for business-
to-business editors. (2016)
Copy Editor; Reporter
Washington, D.C., Feb. 2012-Sept. 2014 ASBPE Young Leaders Scholarship — Award
given to promising young B2B editors.
I edited stories for five daily publications. I also covered energy
(2016)
efficiency and green building for a nonpartisan publication on energy
and environment policy.
HOBBIES
NPR Digital News Wrote a novel about Revolutionary War-era
Rundown Editor/EA; Assistant Producer (Temporary) teenage spy.

Washington, D.C., Jan. 2010-Feb. 2012


I edited and wrote content for NPR.org. I also wrote radio promos and
WBWyckoff.com and on
managed the All Things Considered rundown, which informs directors
Twitter at @WhitneyWyckoff
what stories and segments are planned for each feed.