Managing Editor

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Noella Hakkinen

noella.hakkinen@gmail.com | (373) 590-9346 | 1401 W Broadway, Columbia, MO 65203, USA

Summary


Experience


Managing Editor at Springfield Business Journal, MOMar 2022 - Present

  • Hired and managed a team of 3 editors, who edited an average of 10 stories per day.
  • Cut editing costs by 20% through process improvements.
  • Increased accuracy of edits by 10%.
  • Trained 2 new editors in the company style guide.
  • Led weekly editorial meetings with staff of 15.

Senior Managing Editor at St. Louis Business Journal, MOSep 2020 - Jan 2022

  • Hired and managed a team of 15 editors, who increased the accuracy of stories by 25%.
  • Cut costs by 20% while still increasing production values.
  • Led training sessions for new hires on company style guide and best practices.
  • Won 2 awards for excellence in editing from industry peers.

Associate Managing Editor at Kansas City Business Journal, MOJul 2015 - Jul 2020

  • Led a team of 10 editors in revising and publishing a daily newspaper with a circulation of 100,000.
  • Cut costs by 15% while increasing revenues by 10%.
  • Hired and trained 5 new editors.
  • Wrote or edited at least 50 stories per week.
  • Managed the workflow for all editorial content.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Journalism at University of MissouriAug 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to write stories, interview people, and use different multimedia platforms to tell stories.

Skills


  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Researching
  • Project management
  • Budgeting and financial planning
  • People skills

Leora Maupin

leora.maupin@gmail.com | (183) 113-5621 | St. Paul, MN

Summary


Experience


Managing Editor at Pioneer Press, MNApr 2022 - Present

  • Cut publication costs by 15% through efficient management of staff and resources.
  • Increased viewership/readership by 20% due to successful implementation of new marketing strategies.
  • Led a team of 30+ editors and writers, ensuring all deadlines were met and content was high-quality.
  • Wrote or edited at least 50 articles per month, with a 95% accuracy rate.
  • Managed social media accounts for the publication, gaining 500+ followers in 6 months.
  • Trained 4 junior editors, who are now successfully managing their own teams.

Senior Managing Editor at Star Tribune, MNJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Wrote and edited stories that were shared widely across the internet, resulting in an increase in web traffic by 25%.
  • Led a team of 10 writers and editors to produce daily content for a website with 1 million unique visitors per month.
  • Ideated, wrote, and published articles that increased social media engagement by 20%.
  • Trained junior staff on writing techniques, copy editing, fact checking procedures etc.
  • Managed budgets and invoicing for editorial department; saved $5000 over 6 months through efficient cost management.
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors and service providers; reduced costs by 15% while maintaining quality standards.

Associate Managing Editor at Minneapolis Business Journal, MNAug 2015 - May 2019

  • Led a team of 4 editors and 2 assistant editors, overseeing the daily operations of a busy newsroom.
  • Cut costs by 15% while increasing productivity by 10%.
  • Wrote and edited stories that won 3 Pulitzer prizes.
  • Grew online traffic to the website by 20%.
  • Negotiated contracts with 5 major publishers.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Journalism at University of MinnesotaSep 2011 - May 2015

I have learned to communicate effectively, both in written and verbal form.

Skills


  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Researching
  • Project management
  • Budgeting
  • Time management