Resume

Adam C. Glasier

Copy Editor at The Winchester Star

Freelance writer on Upwork

WordPress: http://www.acglasier.wordpresss.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-c-glasier-7b514086/

24 Wolfe St., Unit #1

Winchester, VA 22601

(304) 261-1474

adamcglasier@gmail.com


EMPLOYMENT

The Post-Journal, Jamestown N.Y.

SEPTEMBER 2014 – DECEMBER 2016

Copy Editor / Page Designer

  • Fast-paced, eye-catching design of newspaper pages in Quark 7.
  • Clear communication with ad department, make sure all ads are accounted for.
  • Select and layout Associated Press wire stories for inside pages.
  • Proofread, spell-check all newspaper pages according to AP Style.
  • Send pages to press room according to color or black and white content.
  • Post articles and manage the newspaper website with WordPress.

The Journal, Martinsburg, W.Va.

JANUARY 2017 – MARCH 2017

Copy Editor / Page Designer

  • A continuation of my duties as a copy editor for The Post-Journal, transferred to a new location.

The Winchester Star, Winchester, Va.

MARCH 2017 – PRESENT

Copy Editor / Page Designer

  • Similar to the duties that I bore at The Post-Journal and The Martinsburg Journal, with an increased pay grade and new software. For page design I am using InDesign and for proofreading articles I use InCopy. I also select wire stories from The Washington Post as well as The Associated Press. For website uploading, we use a program called Blocs.

The Dunkirk OBSERVER, Dunkirk, N.Y.

JUNE 2014 – SEPTEMBER 2014

Freelance News Correspondent

  • Report on local news events as a freelance writer.

EDUCATION

SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, N.Y. — Bachelors of English

AUGUST 2010 – MAY 2014

Minors: Creative Writing and Communication.

Relevant Courses:

  • Literary Publishing
  • Created the interior and exterior of the campus literary magazine.
  • Designed, printed and bound a classroom anthology.
  • English Grammar For Everyone
  • Fundamentals of Communication

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Writer

JANUARY 2017 – PRESENT

  • Link to profile: https://www.upwork.com/o/profiles/users/_~0188ca45aa0493d758/
  • I write articles based on clients’ requests, including business information and market news, product reviews, home inspector brochures, and web content for an addiction treatment resources website. Gross earnings for 2017: $472.

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Quark 7
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • WordPress
  • Microsoft Office

VOLUNTEER

Writers Ring

SEPTEMBER 2011 – JUNE 2014

  • Meet with peers to review each other’s writing, provide constructive feedback.

WNYF (Fredonia campus television station)

SEPTEMBER 2012 – JUNE 2013

  • Operate camera and audio board for weekly late-night broadcasts.

AWARDS

  • Dean’s List, every semester
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Honors Program
  • CASBA / Kit Murphy Memorial Scholarship
  • Class of 1970 Scholarship
  • SUNY Credit Union Patricia Rushboltd Scholarship

PUBLISHED BOOKS

  • A Cigar For Cupid: An Un-Romantic Novel, June 2014
  • The New New Ultra Weird, December 2014

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