Opinion Editor CV


Christine Fidler

North Street

St. Andrews, KY15 9AJ

Phone:  1234-567-8901

christinefidler@gmail.com

Objective

I hope to work as an opinion editor in a news organization that seeks to provide important news and information to its readers.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Three years of work experience as an opinion editor of a local newspaper.
  • Five years of work experience as a news writer of a local newspaper.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great skill in writing various kinds of articles.
  • Exceptional capability in writing and editing opinion articles.
  • Exceptional skill in handling a pool of writers.
  • Portfolio of published opinion articles written can be provided if necessary.
  • Can work under pressure.
  • Willing to work extra work hours.

Professional Experience / Career History

2008 – Present:  Opinion Editor, St. Andrews Weekly

  • Conceptualize and finalize topics to be written for the opinion page.
  • Edit opinion articles and give comments to writers.
  • Write opinion articles occasionally for major topics.
  • Give discussions and trainings to writers about writing opinion articles.
  • Participate in editorial board meetings.

2004 – 2008:  News Writer, St. Andrews Weekly

  • Write news articles based on those tasked by the news editor.
  • Look for news-worthy issues.
  • Gather data and interview for news articles.

Education

2000 – 2004:  Master of Arts in Journalism, St. Andrews College

1996 – 2000:  Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, St. Andrews College

Have been writing for a paper since college.

Professional reference will be furnished during the interview if requested.

Category: Media CV

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