Assistant Editor

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Talma Popkins | (161) 665-7993 | Johnson City, TN


Assistant Editor with over 3 years of experience in the publishing industry. I have a strong background in copyediting, proofreading, and manuscript development. I am skilled at working with authors to ensure their work is ready for publication. I have a keen eye for detail and take pride in my work.


Assistant Editor at Avid, TNMay 2022 - Present

  • Trained and managed a team of 3 editorial assistants.
  • Cut production time by 20% through process improvements.
  • Wrote and edited 30 articles for the website per month.
  • Negotiated with vendors to reduce costs by 10%.
  • Managed social media accounts with over 100,000 followers.

Associate Editor at Adobe, TNSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Wrote and edited 30+ articles per month.
  • Assisted in increasing web traffic by 20% through SEO optimization.
  • Led a team of 4 writers and helped them produce high-quality content.
  • Researched, wrote, and published 2 original research papers.
  • Managed social media accounts for the company.


High School Diploma at Central High School, TNSep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to effectively communicate with others, how to manage my time wisely, and how to think critically and solve problems.


  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • DaVinci Resolve 16
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • IZotope RX 7
  • Waves Plugins

Reshawn Nilles | (908) 057-4230 | Toledo, OH


As an assistant editor, I have over three years of experience working in the publishing industry. I am extremely detail-oriented and thrive in fast-paced environments. My strong organizational skills allow me to keep track of multiple projects at once and ensure that deadlines are met. I am also proficient in copyediting and proofreading, as well as having a keen eye for spotting errors. In addition to my editorial skills, I also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills which enable me to work effectively with authors, editors, and other team members.


Assistant Editor at The Columbus Dispatch, OHApr 2022 - Present

  • Cut 2 minutes out of a 10-minute scene, without sacrificing story or performance.
  • Found and fixed a continuity error in the final cut of the film.
  • Saved $500 by editing a commercial on my own time.
  • Helped train 3 new assistant editors in the company's post-production workflow.
  • Completed all edits for 5 episodes of a 30-minute TV show ahead of schedule.

Associate Editor at The Cincinnati Enquirer, OHAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Wrote and edited 30+ articles per month with a 98% accuracy rate.
  • Researched, wrote, and published 2 in-depth investigative pieces that led to change within the company.
  • Managed a team of 5 writers, ensuring all deadlines were met and quality standards were upheld.
  • Wrote an average of 10 headlines per day that increased click-through rates by 15%.
  • Ideated new content formats that boosted user engagement by 20%.


High School Diploma at The Ohio State University, OHAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • DaVinci Resolve 16
  • Avid ISIS/NEXIS Storage Systems
  • Panasonic P2 Cameras
  • Sony XD Cam EX3