Resume

Please email me at amandamguerrero@gmail.com for a printable, extended resume.

Related Experience

Orange County Register – Santa Ana, California
Copy Editor

      • Adjusted articles to fit design specifications
      • Reached out to reporters, photographers, editors and designers
      • Assisted with correcting graphics, two-page spreads and special sections

Orange County Register – Santa Ana, California
Copy Editing Apprentice

      • Accessed and edited articles using CCI (NewsGate)
      • Maintained AP and Register styles; wrote headlines and captions
      • Worked on a team responsible for more than 20 weekly publications

The Seattle Times – Seattle
Copy Editor

      • Used Methode to gather staff-generated and wire content
      • Assisted with copy editing and headline writing
      • Reviewed all hard-copy proofs as well as Web previews

The Seattle Times – Seattle
Copy Editing Intern

      • Reviewed articles for grammar, spelling, punctuation, AP and Seattle Times styles
      • Wrote headlines, jump headlines, summaries and cutlines for print and Web
      • Used Methode to review content submitted to the universal desk

KPBS – San Diego
Convergence Intern

      • Cut sound bites using Soundtrack Pro, wrote and uploaded copy to AP ENPS
      • Shot b-roll with JVC video camera and edited video in Final Cut Pro
      • Published stories, created headlines and added photos through Ellington

The Daily Aztec – San Diego
Copy Editor

      • Reviewed editorial content on Sundays and between classes during weekdays
      • Checked for errors regarding AP style, spelling, grammar and punctuation
      • Verified quotes, names, titles and various facts in articles for all sections

News Writer

      • Wrote periodic updates about construction projects on campus
      • Attended public forum, then wrote deadline front-page article
      • Utilized Google Docs to collaborate on breaking news story

Patch.com – Poway, Ramona & Rancho Bernardo, California
Editorial Intern

      • Published weekly articles and headlines through content management system
      • Wrote articles about upcoming performing arts at various Poway venues
      • Met with editor each week to review stories and discuss future assignments

Education

San Diego State University – San Diego
Bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies

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