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Technical Writer Resume Profile

Takoma, ParK

Experience

Technical Writer, Editor

confidential

Mentoring contract staff in the production of logical, coherent and concise written products that conform to in-house style guidelines of the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection Developing talking points and visual presentations for senior-level officials within IP and critical infrastructure-focused coordinating councils Drafting meeting summaries, marketing materials and communications for critical infrastructure advisory councils and stakeholder engagement initiatives Creating and developing standard operating procedure documents to assist in workflow 2012-present

Copy Editor, Page Designer

confidential

Focused on streamlining and improving stories to be printed in The Washington Post's weekly Local Living section Led production of multiple special sections Designed and edited several broadsheet publications per week 2011-2012

Copy Editor

confidential

Edited and fact-checked stories dealing with the politics of the legislative process Proofread newspaper pages for grammar, spelling, syntax and fact errors 2010-2011

Copy Editor, Page Designer

confidential

Go-to editor on complex and detailed stories Created designs for feature, front and local pages Preserved quality of long stories that had to be shortened 2007-2010

Staff Writer, Copy Editor

confidential

Revitalized the paper's sports coverage by covering previously ignored sports and including statistics from around the local high school league Wrote both breaking news and detailed long-form stories 2006-2007

Skills

  • Fluent in the use of numerous editing and writing formats, including AP style, IP style, and
  • GPO style
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including
  • Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Web publishing programs including
  • Drupal and Dreamweaver, as well as HTML coding
  • News editing programs including
  • Quark, Adobe's InDesign and
  • Photoshop
  • Video editing programs including
  • Final Cut Pro, Adobe's Premiere and Avid

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