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1734 Broadway

Chico, CA 95928

(916) 892-0727


• LEADER: Six years of supervisory experience under deadline pressure.

• QUALIFIED: Expert in grammar, spelling, proofreading, and production.

• RESPONSIBLE: Recognized for excellence in quality control, and making deadline.

• EXPERIENCED: Nearly 12 years of daily newspaper work in advertising production, news editing, and management.

• WELL-ROUNDED: English major with interests in literature, geography, language, education, and history.



The Durham Herald-Sun, Durham, NC.

January 1993 to July 1994, Copy Desk Chief, supervisor of seven-person universal desk, responsible for quality control and copy editor training; produced in-house, twice-a-month newsletter that critiqued the daily newspaper.


August 1991 to January 1993, copy editor, edited local and wire copy, electronic pagination; supervised news desk when news editor absent.


The Gazette, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

May 1993 to July 1994, part-time copy editor, hired to improve quality of university’s publication for faculty and staff.


The Daytona Beach News-Journal, Daytona Beach, FL.

January 1991 to July 1991, Assistant News Editor, promotion acknowledged excellence in management and quality control; named to companywide quality control committee and to library committee.

June 1988 to January 1991, make-up editor, created and defined position to solve quality problems; wrote editor’s training manual and desk style guide; selected and planned news pages and layouts; supervised 10-person copy desk; named to newsroom style committee.

May 1987 to June 1988, copy editor on wire desk.


Palladium-Item, Richmond, IN.

January 1987 to May 1987, acting News Editor; supervised universal desk and three copy editors; layout of all news pages; planned advance pages.

October 1985 to January 1987, copy editor.

January 1984 to October 1985, clerk in advertising services, promoted to supervisor of ad services in May 1984, and to Assistant Manager of composing room in April 1985.


Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

January 1986 to May 1987, part-time proofreader for the alumni magazine.


Cocoa Today, Cocoa, FL.

October 1982 to November 1983, proofreader and paste-up in advertising department.


BA University of Florida, 1981, in English, 3.6 GPA.

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