Jeffrey Kish

Freelance Editor & Journalistic Writer

Location:La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
2 Skills
Jeffrey C. Kish; 608-406-8374 (cell)


November 1994 to present
Copy Editor/Writer, La Crosse Tribune, La Crosse, Wis.
* Part of a universal copy desk — read, edit, design, headline and proof seven separate newspapers each week, at least two each day; work independently while helping co-workers design and proof other newspapers at the same time; able to keep calm under deadline pressure and adjust to breaking news
* Several deadlines each day; work accurately and efficiently under pressure, such as on election day and prep sports nights
* Ability to assess content quickly and make timely edits, corrections or clarifications

April 2013 to present
Freelance Book Editor, Triumph Books, Chicago

October 2013 to present
Freelance Book Editor, Etruscan Press, Wilkes-Barre, Penn.

Freelance Travel Writer, Star Tribune, Minneapolis
February 1993 to November 1994
Reporter/Photographer, Detroit Lakes Tribune, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
* Write news/feature stories
* Report on police and court actions

January 1991 to February 1993
Reporter/Photographer, The Pioneer, Bemidji, Minn.
* Write news/feature stories
* Report on city council, police and courts

August 1986 to January 1991
* Cash Movement Clerk, Piper, Jaffray and Hopwood
* Clerk, Discount Video, Minneapolis
* Reporter/Editor, The Minnesota Daily, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


June 1990: BA, Journalism
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

June 1985: BA, English
Winona State University, Winona, Minn.

June 1982: AA, Accounting
Western Wisconsin Technical Institute, La Crosse
Skills (2) Rating
Journalistic Writing