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SARAH THAW

PRINT AND ONLINE JOURNALIST

757-717-4097 WWW.SARAHTHAW.COM SARAHETHAW1@GMAIL.COM BROOKLYN, NEW YORK CITY


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A recent Mass Communications graduate and Adobe Certified Associate with published journalistic work on a variety of
platforms. Served as copy editor for online and print issues of Ink Magazine, working as co-director to manage the arts, culture
and lifestyle section. Worked as an editorial intern for NYC-based art magazine, Glass Magazine. Currently assisting the former
style director of Vogue and Teen Vogue in producing articles for top publications.

EDUCATION SKILLS EXPERTISE


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP & PREMIERE PRO NEWS & CREATIVE WRITING
MASS COMMUNICATIONS
PRINT AND ONLINE JOURNALISM RESEARCHING & WRITING MAGAZINE PRODUCTION
INTERVIEWING & REPORTING COPY EDITING & TRANSCRIBING
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH
UNIVERSITY TIME MANAGEMENT MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM
2013-2017
ORGANIZATION VIDEO EDITING
GPA 3.7
MAGNA CUM LAUDE COLLABORATION SOCIAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT
DEAN’S LIST AP STYLE PROFICIENCY BLOGGING
VCU HONORS FRATERNITY –
PHI ETA SIGMA CREATIVE DIRECTION

EXPERIENCE

Copy Editor and Staff Writer INK MAGAZINE


Held a leadership position at Ink Magazine, Virginia Commonwealth University’s top fashion, arts and 817 W BROAD
culture publication and finalist for the best student-run magazine in the Society of Professional Journalism STREET
RICHMOND, VA
Awards. Supervised and mentored a collaborative team of writers as senior copy editor, responsible for
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reviewing and editing all articles for the online and print issues. Authored multiple articles and interviewed JANUARY 2015 –
local influencers on a variety of pressing issues in the community. Worked as a chief assistant to the editor- MAY 2017
in-chief and creative directors in the publishing process of the print magazine.

Freelance Magazine Assistant FREELANCE


Assisted the former style director of Vogue and Teen Vogue, Andrew Bevan, in article production for ASSIGNMENTS
major international publications. Transcribed interview audio and formatted materials for an MARCH 2018-
Architectural Digest article on the creative director of Vogue, Grace Coddington, and an article on CURRENT
entertainer Miky Grendene and international model Leticia Herrera, owners of Casa Tua Restaurant,
Private Club and Hotel.
Editorial Intern
Worked as an editorial intern for Glass Quarterly, a contemporary art magazine based out of Brooklyn, URBANGLASS
New York. Collaborated with the editor and managing editor to generate ideas, write and edit articles for 647 FULTON STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11217
the online publication. Interviewed a variety of professional artists and reported on important events in MAY-AUGUST 2017
the arts community on local, national and international levels. Authored blog posts about exhibition
openings, programs, innovations in the field and other glass community news. Assisted with research and
technical operations, including organizing the subscription database and establishing relationships with
customers and magazine partners. Gained insights on the publishing process of the print magazine.

Staff Writer HER CAMPUS VCU


Interviewed local figures and wrote articles for Her Campus, an international online magazine for HERCAMPUS.COM
collegiate women. Authored numerous posts on a variety of topics including health and wellness, art, JANUARY 2014 –
DECEMBER 2015
traveling and educational guides. Also assisted with creative direction, graphic design for the website
and event coordination.
REFERENCES
ANDREW BEVAN KELLY REYES ANDREW PAGE JUNE NICHOLSON
FORMER STYLE DIRECTOR EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITOR-IN-CHIEF JOURNALISM PROFESSOR
VOGUE AND TEEN VOGUE INK MAGAZINE GLASS MAGAZINE VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH
CONDE NAST, INC. KELLY.REYES.A@GMAIL.COM EDITOR@GLASSQUARTERLY.COM UNIVERSITY
ANDREWBEVAN80@GMAIL.COM (703) 568-4427 (718) 625-3685 EXT 226 JNICHOLS@VCU.EDU
(804) 827-0251