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Dallas Morning News

I spent more than 10 years at The Dallas Morning News as a senior editor and writer. For seven years, I was in charge of production and copy editing of the paper’s Arts Sunday and arts & entertainment-related sections, including film, music, architecture, theater and books. I produced several other features sections and worked on the political and metro desks. I was also the paper’s chief jazz correspondent, wrote restaurant reviews and covered health and fitness.

    A few of my editorial duties:

  • Slot for a team of four copy editors
  • Design and layout for weekly 10- to 14-page arts section, five daily pages and Metro overnight entertainment page
  • Deadline management for staff writers, freelancers, departmental editors copy editors and production staff
  • Headline and caption writing and editing
  • Graphic and photo editing
  • Coordination with photo, design and many other editorial departments