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Top News Editor / Web Editor Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Business and Finance Editor / Writer / Content Specialist
  • Builds brand loyalty and designs revenue generating products
  • Recognized for drawing viewers to websites by developing compelling and enticing content and adding value to existing stories through content curation and the use of engaging pictures, graphs and videos.
  • Deadline - driven leader in news reporting with experience in multiple countries.
  • Coached and managed teams of reporting and editing staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong news judgment, copy editing and multi-tasking skills.
  • Committed and organized team player, dedicated to achieving individual, team and corporate objectives. Areas of expertise:
  • News Reporting and Editing
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Organizational Skills
  • Team Builder
  • Talent Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Top News Editor / Web Editor

Responsibilities:

  • Kept fixed income and investment banking customers informed by updating relevant Top News pages on Eikon with real time news.
  • Built brand loyalty and effectively showcased best breaking and analytical stories by selecting and displaying the most important in-house stories of the day.
  • Captured the attention of viewers by writing catchy and accurate headlines and summaries.
  • Increased viewer interest by selecting engaging pictures, graphs and videos for stories.
  • Ensured global capital markets intelligence stories were error-free, factually and grammatically correct and easy to read. Edited stories written by staff writers as well as wrote headlines, selected pictures, charts and multimedia content.
  • Instrumental in making IFRe.com the “go to site” for all capital markets news by updating the site daily with stories written by in-house team of reporters and Reuters staffers.
  • Continuously alerted section editors about breaking news by constantly monitoring the newswire.

Confidential

Editor

Responsibilities:

  • Built brand recognition among retail wealth and investment management professionals by consulting marketing team to gather client requirements, conducting reader surveys and studying competing products to understand the market.
  • Identified and created content specifically designed to meet clients' requirements.
  • Created pilot newsletters, continuously fine-tuning the product until it was successfully launched.
  • Generated additional revenue and retained customers through the newsletter.

Confidential

Editor

Responsibilities:

  • Ensured journalists in India wrote global stories for international audience and adhered to international standards by collaborating with Training department on the development and implementation of a new training program.

Confidential, New York, NY

Interactive Newsreader

Responsibilities:

  • Selected stories, edited and wrote headlines and summaries.
  • Provided readers a consolidated view of regional markets activity by compiling the closing Latin America and the opening Asian stock market reports.
  • Instrumental in the team that helped launch the online edition of the Weekend Journal.
  • Single-handedly monitored and updated the Website on some weekends and national holidays.

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