Editor In Chief

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Velecia Lacanlale

velecia.lacanlale@gmail.com | (861) 982-9714 | Rutland, VT


I am an experienced Editor In Chief with over 8 years of experience, specializing in media and publishing. I have a successful track record of editing and publishing content for various magazines, newspapers, and websites, as well as overseeing the production of print and digital products. My expertise lies in content strategy, copyediting, and proofreading. I have a keen eye for detail, as well as an ability to manage a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously. I am also an excellent communicator and leader, with experience in managing and leading editorial teams to success.


Editor In Chief at National Life Group, VTMar 2022 - Present

  • Hired and oversaw a team of 15 editors who edited stories for grammar, style, and content.
  • Assigned stories to be edited by certain members of the editing team based on their strengths.
  • Reviewed all edits made by the team before publication to ensure accuracy.
  • Made final decisions on which stories would be published in each edition of the magazine.
  • Wrote editorials for each edition of the magazine addressing current events or issues within the industry.

Senior Editor at Burlington Stores, VTSep 2020 - Jan 2022

  • Hired and managed a team of 8 editors that increased productivity by 30%.
  • Led the development of 3 successful editorial products.
  • Wrote 50 articles that were published in various magazines.
  • Trained 10 new employees in editing techniques.
  • Managed the budget for the editorial department.

Editor at The Vermont Country Store, VTSep 2015 - Aug 2020

  • Wrote and edited articles for a daily newspaper with a circulation of 75,000.
  • Wrote and edited stories for an online magazine that received 1 million unique visitors per month.
  • Edited a book that was published by a major publishing house.
  • Won two journalism awards for investigative reporting.
  • Helped launch an successful online magazine.


Bachelor of Arts in English at University of VermontSep 2010 - May 2015

I have learned how to read and analyze complex texts, write clearly and persuasively, and conduct research.


  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Researching
  • Fact-checking
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills

Jeanette Montez

jeanette.montez@gmail.com | (302) 586-2282 | 3232 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305


I am an Editor in Chief with 8+ years of experience in overseeing editorial content for multiple publications. I have successfully managed and developed teams of writers and editors, while also working with authors in delivering high-quality content and engaging readers. My experience has allowed me to develop a comprehensive understanding of editorial standards, content production, and digital media. I have a keen eye for detail and a passion for accuracy, as evidenced by my track record of producing timely, well-crafted content. My ability to lead, delegate, and manage teams has enabled me to develop strong relationships with authors and readers alike. I am confident in my ability to lead a team and deliver content that is both engaging and informative.


Editor In Chief at National Geographic, IDApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 15 editors and writers, increasing productivity by 25%.
  • Hired and trained 5 new editors, resulting in a more cohesive editorial team.
  • Streamlined the editing process, cutting turnaround time by 50%.
  • Cut costs by 10% while maintaining quality standards.
  • Negotiated favorable contracts with 3 major publishers.
  • Won "Best Magazine" award from industry association.

Senior Editor at The New York Times, IDAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 15 editors and writers, oversaw daily news operation and budget.
  • Grew online traffic by 20% year over year through innovative story packaging and social media outreach.
  • Spearheaded successful redesign of website, which won industry award for best user experience.
  • Negotiated new contracts with vendors that saved the company $100K annually.
  • Managed editorial content for annual print magazine with circulation of 200K.

Editor at The Washington Post, IDAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Cut the publication's costs by 10% through efficient management and cutting wasteful spending.
  • Increased viewership of the website by 20% due to effective content curation.
  • Successfully pitched and published 5 stories per week on average.
  • Edited an award-winning article that was nominated for best investigative piece in 2020.
  • Worked with a team of 4 writers to increase blog traffic by 50% over the course of 6 months.
  • Managed a social media team of 3 people responsible for growing platform engagement by 15%.


Bachelor of Arts in English at University of California, Berkeley, CASep 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to read and analyze difficult texts, how to write clearly and persuasively, and how to research effectively.


  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Researching
  • Fact-checking
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills