Christina Sayre

1053 Sixth St.

Catasauqua, PA 18032

610-844-3998

cbjsloves4@aol.com

 

Objective

I am interested in finding full-time employment as a Teacher of secondary English or esl.

 

Experience

Associate editor, Catasauqua Press, Northampton Press and Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sept. 2005-Sept. 2007

v  Design layout each week for the Catasauqua Press; edit copy as it comes in from freelance writers; proofread before printing, as well as do a majority of the writing/photos, and a weekly school and opinion column.

v  Responsible for editing half of the Whitehall and Northampton editions, including writing headlines, captions and stories and making sure all pages go to press by deadline.

 

Copy writer/photographer, Catasauqua Press, Parkland Press, Northampton Press, Whitehall-Coplay Press

August 2003-Sept. 2007

v  Write features on local people and events.

v  Report on meetings/ happenings within the Lehigh Valley region.

v  Take photographs at community activities.

 

Sales & Marketing Relations, D.H. Productions

May 2004-present

v  Write press releases, as well as correspondence with companies for related summer promotion donations.

v  Take photographs at summer Dip-N-Dances to display on the Web site.

 

Editorial assistant, Parkland Press, Northwestern Press, Catasauqua Press

Sept. 2004-Sept.2005

v  Assisted editors with proofreading of pages before the papers went to press, as well as typing up police reports and vows.

v  Substituted for other editors while they were sick or on vacation.

 

Education

Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2005

 

Related Skills

v  Proficient in Microsoft Office XP, Saxo and Photoshop.

v  Work well as a team and alone on putting together a quality product.

v  Can produce quality writing quickly to meet necessary deadlines.

 

References available upon request.

 

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