Magdalene Michalik

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

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 and, contributing to weekly newsletters The Licensing Report and The Toy Report, design and edit layout


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

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

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

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

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

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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