Résumé

Audrey Swanson

702-408-6297 ● audreyswanson10@gmail.com

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Relevant Experience

Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, Nashville, TN

Freelance Copy Editor and Writer, May 2016-Present

  • Copy edit and proofread every piece of editorial content three separate times per issue for grammar, style, and flow
  • Report and write stories as assigned on various topics, including art, architecture, education, music, lifestyle, home design, and more

D Magazine, Dallas, TX

Research Editor, March 2015-July 2016

  • Organized and implemented best professionals award programs (i.e., Best Doctors and Best Lawyers)
  • Wrote content for magazine and affiliated blogs
  • Oversaw and managed entire publication process of annual D Medical Directory

Smart City Locating, Dallas, TX

Marketing Manager/Digital Editor, September 2014-March 2015

  • Wrote all website and social media content, including updated real estate listings, landing page content, weekly blog posts, and daily social media posts
  • Organized and planned company gatherings and community outreach events
  • Brainstormed, researched, and implemented new marketing and advertising ideas

Virtuoso.com, Fort Worth, TX

Freelance Writer, August 2014-May 2015

  • Wrote concise, detailed descriptions of 10-12 travel destinations
  • Discussed content and article ideas with editor on a biweekly basis

D Magazine, Dallas, TX

D Home and D Weddings Editorial Intern, January 2014-May 2014

  • Wrote two weekly blog series on deadline and contributed more posts if needed by editors
  • Assisted editors with preparation before and at photo shoots
  • Updated online calendars for D Weddings and D Home

Nashville Downtown Partnership, Nashville, TN

Communications Intern, May 2013-August 2013

  • Maintained online event calendar by entering data for all events at venues in downtown area
  • Wrote portions for the website that needed updating and updated relevant posts to social media

TCU 360, Fort Worth, TX

Reporter/Copy Editor, January 2011-May 2013

  • Wrote and edited 30-plus articles for publication
  • Met all deadlines for submitting stories to editors
  • Collaborated with staff and editors on potential story ideas

Teen Vogue, New York, NY

Fashion Closet Intern, May 2011-August 2011

  • Assisted editors with communication and organization of sample clothing
  • Collaborated with PR firms and design houses to schedule pick-up/delivery of samples for shoots

 

Skills

Writing portfolio: www.audreyjoannswanson.com, lifestyle blog: www.frecklesandfigs.com

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Blogspot, WordPress, Google+, YouTube, Vine

Advanced Certification in grammar usage, mechanics, and punctuation proficiency

 

Education

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

Schieffer School of Journalism

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, May 2014, English minor

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