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Alexandra M.

Lopez
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EDUCATION
 University of Maryland, College Park College Park, MD
Major: Print Journalism January 2009—Present
 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
Major: General Studies August 2007—May 2009
CAMPUS LEADERSHIP
Society of Professional Journalists Spring 2010—Present
UMD Student Chapter Member
 Attends professional development programs at both the local & national levels; has access to an
established network of professional media contacts; chosen as a copyediting intern for a team of
12 interns for The Working Press, a daily tabloid at the 2010 SPJ National Convention
La Voz Latina Spring 2009—Present
Campus and Community News Editor
 Responsible for the overall operation and quality of the Campus and Community News
department.; editing staff work and providing constructive feedback; participating in all staff and
editorial board meetings

The Diamondback August 2009—December 2009
Copy Editor
 Edited stories for factual information and grammatical errors written by staff writers; responsible
for signing off on final page proofs prior to going to print

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
College Magazine January 2011—Present
Staff Writer
 Performed research on different topics that can increase interest among college readers;
responsible for a weekly articles on featured topics for Web site, as well as 1-2 articles for the
annual September issue;

Castle Sprinkler and Alarm, Inc. College Park, MD
Administrative Assistant July 2010—Present
 Assisting Sales Department with generating proposals; copying inspection tickets and invoices to
mail to clients; maintaining administrative files in organized & systematic manner; keeping records
of selected operating expenses; answering and directing incoming calls appropriately

CollegeFashionista, LLC August 2010—December 2010
UMD Style Guru/Blogger
 Writing weekly for this blog about news occurring in the fashion industry that is specific to college
students and UMD students in particular; reviewing a local boutique and highlighting favorite
pieces; discussing emerging designers and discussing the latest styles seen around campus

Hanley Wood Business Media Washington, D.C.
Editorial Intern June 2010—August 2010
 Assisting the editorial staff with copyediting, fact-checking and story research; publishing news
items for ARCHITECT and eco-structure magazines; completing general administrative duties;
completed training for Adobe InCopy & Tridion