Copy Editor Resume

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Richard Anderson
1234, West 67 Street,
Carlisle, MA 01741,
(123)-456 7890.

Objective: To get a position as copy editor and to gain further experience in this field.

Experience Summary:

  • Handel extensive copy editing tasks
  • Made suggestions to improve writing style and enabled to increase circulation through such ideas

Professional Experience:

Managing Editor, July 20XX to Present
ABC Newspaper, Illinois

  • Handled supervision of writing, formatting, and layout tasks of the newspaper
  • Conceptualized the design and layout for the new-weekly children’s magazine
  • Changed layout and writing style for several columns of the newspaper and improved circulation with new look

Assistant Editor, July 20XX to August 20XX
Ocean Books Inc, Illinois

  • Edited several college and student text books
  • Collaborated with a team in editing and designing the layout for five fiction novels
  • Revamped the look of a novel on it’s second release


20XX – 20XX James College, Illinois

  • Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature
  • Completed a Master’s Degree in Literature

Computer Skills:

Proficient in the use of the following computer languages:

  • QuarkXpress
  • Frame Maker
  • Adobe illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Macintosh
  • PageMaker
  • MS Word


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