Anthonia Akitunde

akitunde@gmail.com // aakitunde.com EDUCATION Northwestern University, Masters of Science in Journalism , Magazine Concentration, December 2009 University of Chicago, Bachelors of Arts in English with Honors, June 2007 EXPERIENCE Bloomberg Businessweek, Weekend Editor, New York, NY // May 2011 - Present • Edit business school professor’s reviews of Businessweek articles with a rotating pool of editors Fast Company, Intern, New York, NY // March 2011 - September 2011 • Fact check front-of-the-book department blurbs and feature articles • Write calendar blurbs and product write-ups for front-of-the-book sections • Post print product online through content management system with SEO-friendly headlines and tags KCUR - KC Currents, Intern, Kansas City, MO // May 2010 - February 2011 • Recorded, edited and produced stories for a weekly news and entertainment radio program • Provided support to producer, including: researching potential stories, contacting interviewees, and transcribing and logging audio The Pitch, Web Editor, Kansas City, MO // April 2010 - February 2011 • Updated featured articles in the web site’s home page, news, music, restaurants and movies sections • Created SEO-friendly headlines and decks for home page • Analyzed and created weekly web traffic reports using Google Analytics and Chartbeat • Produced complimentary web content (videos and slideshows) and wrote blog posts for the website • Managed the brand’s three Twitter accounts and four Facebook fan pages • Assigned weekly assignments to a stable of freelance writers and photographers for the site’s three blogs Times of Northwest Indiana, Freelance Stringer, Munster, IN // July 2009-Present • Write breaking- and second-day news stories covering the south suburbs of Chicago on tight deadlines Chicagoist, Weekend Writer, Chicago, IL // February 2009-Present • Compose and post blog entries, headlines and photo captions focusing on Chicago news and events using Moveable Type CMS • Create and edit copy with keyword relevance in mind for a fast-paced, popular news site Medill Reports, Education Reporter, Chicago, IL // January 2009-June2009 • Covered elementary and secondary school issues in Chicago Public School system Thomas Nieman Inc., Project Coordinator, Wilmette, IL // October 2007 - December 2008 • Created and edited copy for high school-level literature, test prep and grammar educational material UR Chicago, Freelance Writer and Intern, Chicago, IL // June 2007 - September 2008 • Wrote copy for the magazine’s monthly print publication, daily blog and weekly electronic newsletter • Provided copy-editing and fact-checking assistance to staff and contributing writers • Aided editorial and advertising staff in daily tasks SKILLS • • • • Shoot and edit video Proficient in HTML and CSS; Mac and PC savvy Proficient in Audacity and Adobe Audition, Dream Weaver, InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere Proficient in AP Style

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