Resume

AINSLEE MAC NAUGHTON

EDUCATION

University of Denver Publishing Institute, Denver, Colo.; graduated August 2014

Certificate of Publishing

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colo.; graduated May 2014

B.S. in Journalism; Minor in Economics; International Media Certificate

China Thru TIME, Beijing, China; summer 2013

Global seminar focusing on journalism in China

WORK EXPERIENCE

Morris Communications Company, Savannah, Georgia

Multimedia Sales Support December 2014 – current

  • Scheduled, made changes to and trafficked ads for Savannah Morning News, Business in Savannah, Effingham Now, Bryan County Now, Bluffton Today, Jasper County Sun Times, The Boot Jetstream, Tell N Sell and La Voz Latina
  • Facilitated approval process for all ads on strict daily deadlines, including proofing ads for errors
  • Found and resolved billing and invoice issues
  • Worked with SAP, Business Warehouse, eProofs, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and various Morris programs including AdWatch, Morris Express
  • Coordinated weekly Jones Red & White grocery kraft wrapper and print ad with 75+ items
  • Managed around 40 weekly Do Guide listings
  • Assisted marketing director with scheduling campaigns, creating ads and producing marketing materials

Brock Media, Boulder, Colorado

Assistant Editor & Dining Guide Coordinator for “Boulder Magazine” January 2014 – June 2014

  • Created and updated listings of events, sports facilities and organizations, hotels, arts organizations, etc.
  • Coordinated Dining Guide listing of restaurants in Boulder County
  • Wrote pieces for “Aurora Guide,” “Boulder Magazine” and “Boulder County Home & Garden Magazine”
  • Copy edited pieces for various publications

CU Independent, Boulder, Colorado

Managing Editor January 2014 – May 2014

  • Helped run weekly staff-wide meetings
  • Interviewed, hired and managed editors
  • Edited and approved articles three nights a week
  • Helped manage reporters, editors and website

Copy Editor March 2012 – December 2012; August 2013 – December 2013

  • Copy edited and fact checked news, sports, entertainment and opinion pieces
  • Trained copy editor interns in AP style
  • Worked with SEO for headlines, tags, etc.

Entertainment Editor January 2013 – May 2013

  • Managed section of entertainment reporters
  • Assigned stories and created a weekly budget
  • Edited reporters’ stories for content, grammar, AP style
  • Worked extensively with WordPress and Kapost 

Boulder Weekly, Boulder, Colorado

Intern May 2013 – July 2013

  • Wrote stories for Boulderganic, Arts & Entertainment and Cuisine sections
  • Created movie calendar each week

Yellow Scene Magazine, Erie, Colorado

Editorial Intern August 2012 – March 2013

  • Wrote blog posts for yellowscene.com
  • Wrote features and profiles for the website and magazine
  • Wrote Notables section for December 2012 issue
  • Wrote blurbs and compiled images for the Ultimate Locavore’s Gift Guide
  • Copy edited magazine pages
  • Compiled and fact checked listings
  • Assisted on photo shoots
  • Contributed to online and print calendar

Pixelworks, San Antonio, Texas

Intern summer 2011

  • Worked on July/August issue of “San Antonio Woman”
  • Aided launch of new magazine “San Antonio Man”
  • Proofed magazine pages
  • Created online and print calendars for July/August issue 
  • Compiled 2011-2012 San Antonio private school directory
  • Ran “San Antonio Woman” Twitter account

Saint Mary’s Hall, San Antonio, Texas

Yearbook Editor August 2009 – May 2010

  • Led team of 12 staff members
  • Produced 300+ page book covering grades K-12
  • Created overall theme for yearbook
  • Worked extensively with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Created layouts for opening, sections and closing