Resume

Magdalene Michalik

EDUCATION
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science                                     expected May 2015
GPA 3.8
Honors/Awards: Dean’s List, Honors College, Presidential Scholarship

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE
The Hofstra Chronicle, Hempstead, NY
News Editor                                                                                                           Sept. 2013-Present

  • Responsible for assigning and editing articles to a news staff of 40+ writers for the news section in Hofstra University’s weekly student newspaper
  •  In charge of writing, reporting and placing content in layout, online and on social media

Assistant News Editor                                                                                         Jan 2013-May 2013

  • Edited and placed articles in layout, online, and social media
  • Met with Public Safety each week to report the Public Safety Briefs

Staff Writer                                                                                                     Sept. 2012-Dec. 2012

  • Frequent bylines, covered news and feature stories

Adventure Publishing Group, Manhattan, NY
Editorial Intern                                                                                                  Jan. 2014-Present

  • Writing and copy editing blog posts posted on toybook.com and licensingbook.com, contributing to weekly newsletters The Licensing Report and The Toy Report, design and edit layout

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Anton Community Newspapers, Nassau County, NY                    Feb. 2013-May 2013
Intern

  • Columnist in a series of community polls regarding hyperlocal issues on Long Island

NBC News, Debate 2012, Hempstead, NY                               Oct. 12-16, 2012
Intern

  • Worked with production for the 2012 Presidential Debate at Hofstra University with duties such as assisting reporters and being a runner

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Page, The Floral Park Public Library                                         Aug. 2010-Present

  • In charge of maintaining the library
  • Helping patrons check out and find items
  • Shelve items such as books, DVDs, etc.
  • Trained others

SKILLS
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Mac and PC operating systems and social media
Working knowledge of AP Style, HTML, Photoshop and InDesign

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