Magazine Copy Editor CV Example

The job assists the publication Editor-in-Chief in finalizing the content and layout of the magazine.  It entails coordination work with the various department section editors for each section in the magazine as well as freelance contributing editors. It also required a good eye in creative and balanced page lay-outing with priorities defined by the publication editor. Copywriting, proof-reading, photo journalism and excellent handle on automated systems like Adobe PageMaker are basic to the position.

Magazine Copy Editor CV Example

Melanie J. Griffith

R. du D’Augbagne, Marseille, France

Phone: 0490-554-2438


I am delighted to offer my services to one of the emerging popular magazine in the print industry.  My decade-long experience as an editor in various print media has adequately prepared me to take on more challenging roles in other areas of publication, including online versions for an effective and high readable e-magazine.

Career Experience/Job History

2002 – Present: Copy Editor, Lifestyle Section, GQ

  • Review and proof-read all articles submitted for the section
  • Select relevant photo from submissions for each article feature.
  • Provide layout design to approval
  • Maintain accurate filing on all articles and layout designs for each publication volume.
  • Meet with section staff to article selection and assignment for the next edition
  • Ensure that design elements such as fonts, styling and overall thematic look conform to magazine design standards

2001 – 2002:  Contributing Editor to the University Publication

  • Write feature articles on campus events and new student experiences while being a student
  • Meet submission deadlines


2002 – 2004: various seminars in producing online magazine.

1998 -2002: Bachelor of Art in Journalism, Worcester College, Oxford

Professional reference will be supplied upon request

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