Rising Media Group

Rising Media Group

  • Edited copy for nine local weekly newspapers to precise style guidelines
  • Managed assignments, deadlines, and compensation for growing roster of freelance writers, photographers, and news sources; assignments and deadlines for a staff photographer/contributor; and assignments and schedules for a rotating roster of unpaid interns
  • Managed reception area and office correspondence
  • Assisted with layout design using Adobe InDesign
  • Performed copy editing and layout assistance duties for Yonkers Student Grapevine, a paper of student writing from the Yonkers high schools, published once a month in addition to the regular weekly roster
  • Designed and implemented streamlined submission guidelines and process for Grapevine
  • Conceived of and composed original articles on dining, human interest, and other topics
  • Proposed articles/series on topics such as film, television, music, concerts, comic books, literature, etc.
  • Obtained and managed new advertising accounts
  • Assisted Editor-in-Chief in all aspects of day-to-day production