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Valentina Palladino

Media Experience
Campus Publications

valentinapalladino@gmail.com mangiaconme.wordpress.com twitter.com/valentinalucia 617-599-6346

What the Health magazine | Senior Front-of-Book Editor Syracuse, NY | September 2009Present Pitch FOB story ideas; manage a team of five FOB writers; assign and edit FOB stories; provide feedback to writers Write one to two 500- to 700-word feature stories for print magazine on health and wellness topics Assisted Features Editor by completing preliminary edits for all feature stories and providing feedback to writers Copy-edit all pages of each issue before going to print (copy-editor) Design layouts for feature stories (graphic designer) Wrote weekly 300- to 500-word blogs on healthy living tips for two semesters (blogger) Medley magazine | Assistant Editor Syracuse, NY | January 2011Present Attend weekly editor meetings, providing feedback on all stories and design layouts, and pitch new story ideas Copy-edit and fact-check all stories before print The Daily Orange | Staff Writer Syracuse, NY | February 2011Present Write an average of two news stories per month (mostly covering speakers, student projects, and campus events)

Internships

The Pohly Company | Editorial Intern Boston, MA | May 2011Present Fact-check stories for Pohly clients (e.g. AISES Winds of Change magazine, Hannafords Fresh magazine, ANA magazine) Write 500- to 700-word student and college profiles for AISES Winds of Changes regular issues and annual college issue Write 500- to 700-word FOB stories about uncommon cooking ingredients for Hannafords Fresh magazine Attend staff meetings to update team on weekly projects and review final proofs for clients Pilates Style magazine | Editorial Intern Remote | November 2010Present Write 200- to 500-word FOB stories about wellness tips and product reviews Compile contributor addresses and create comp list for each issue using Microsoft Excel/Mac Numbers Syracuse University Office of Publications | Editorial Intern Syracuse, NY | January 2011May 2011 Write 600- to 800-word stories for the alumni magazine Newhouse Network covering honored students, professors personal projects, special speaker events, and news competitions held at the university, etc. Edit updated college student handbooks for grammar and style (e.g. Education Exchange for the School of Education) Teen Voices magazine | Editorial Mentor Boston, MA | July 2010August 2010 Mentored two teen girls are part of an intensive summer journalism program Guided teens through writing and editing processes to produce a 2000-word feature about teen dating abuse

Editorial Positions

Her Campus Media | Branch Manager Remote | September 2010February 2011 Managed five campus branches by communicating with individual Campus Correspondants; compiles and recorded weekly traffic statistics for each branch using Google Analytics Wrote one 700- to 900-word story per month for HerCampus.com about college living for women

Education Skills

Syracuse University | Syracuse, NY | S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts, May 2013 | Magazine Journalism English & Textual Studies | G.P.A.3.85

Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop basic digital SLR camera use Associated Press style LexisNexis ProQuest Central social media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, WordPress, Hootsuite, etc.)