S. Medina Resume


Areas of Expertise:


I’m a writer and editor with four years of print and digital publishing experience across a wide range of platforms and beats (food, drink, beauty, fitness, sports, travel, and culture). I’m skilled in distributing content through social media, SEO, and Adobe Creative Suite. In addition to working well in fast-paced environments, I’m also a quick learner who’s detail oriented, flexible, organized, and hardworking.




Education:


University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA


Bachelor of Arts, English—Awarded May 2012


Bachelor of Arts, History—Awarded May 2012




Professional Experience: 




7x7 Magazine (San Francisco, CA) 


Managing Editor, May 2015–present




  • Assigning, editing, and scheduling of all blogs on 7x7.com




  • Building and maintaining the editorial calendar




  • Managing a team of 30 freelance writers, designers, and photographers




  • Daily work with search engine optimization (SEO) and headline writing




  • Writing and building the daily newsletter in Mailchimp




  • Sourcing photos and editing in Photoshop




  • Posting to and curating audiences on social media including Facebook, Twitter, G+, Snapchat, Pinterest and Instagram




  • Writing, editing, and managing sponsored content for over 50 clients




7x7 Associate Editor, December 2014–February 2015




  • Conceptualized and crafted a minimum of 5 weekly blogs for the site




  • Pitched and wrote monthly stories for print.




  • Collaborated with developers on two apps, The Big Eat and The Big Drink




  • Tracked site numbers through Google Analytics, and creating weekly and monthly reports.




  • Performed basic site maintenance in HTML.




7x7 Assistant Editor, December 2013–December 2014




  • Conceptualized and crafted a minimum of 2 blogs daily




  • Pitched and wrote stories for print




  • Extensive work in Adobe Creative Suite, including  Illustrator and Photoshop




  • Developed sponsored content, including posts, social media, and newsletters 




 


Bob Cut Magazine (San Francisco, CA) 


Copy Editor, January 2016




  • Edited the entire print book for a small San Francisco lifestyle publication




 


If Only (San Francisco, CA) 


Freelance Writer, February  2015- June 2015




  • Wrote promotional, event-driven content for If Only, a digital concierge for luxury experiences. Clients included: Vogue, the San Francisco Forty Niners, Grace Cathedral, Bottlerock Napa Music Festival, Dallas Museum, and Mumford & Sons




 


The Bold Italic (San Francisco, CA) 


Editorial Intern, January 2013-August 2013




  • Responsible for pitching and writing three blogs per week including original reporting




  • Responsible for posting to social media including Facebook and Twitter




  • Logged all freelancer invoices




 


The Huffington Post (San Francisco, CA)


Editorial Assistant, March 2012-January 2013




  • Responsible for pitching and writing an average of three news stories per day including original reporting




  • Created posts for Twitter and Facebook




  • Daily live blogging of San Francisco events




 


KTVU Channel 2 News (Oakland, CA)


Intern, January 2012- March 2012




  • Helped conduct research for the 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. news




  • Assisted reporters on the field




  • Assisting anchors with scripts




 


Awards and Honors


McNair Scholars Program Awarded 2012


History Department Honors Thesis Awarded 2012


H. W. Hill Scholarship Award (granted by the UC Berkeley English Dept.) Awarded 2010


Chancellor’s Minority Scholarship, 2011-2012


California Alumni Association’s Leadership Scholarship, 2008-2011


 


Professional Skills


Computer: MAC/PC, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, etc.)


Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, G+, Pinterest, Tumblr


Language: English, Spanish



 

  • ID#: 121965
  • Location: Emeryville, CA , 94608

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