The following is your resume. Since I've been editor in chief (1994), every word in every printed magazine as well as all of our online work -- www.rermag.com -- has been proofread by me.
Resume for editor/writer Michael Roth
A professional journalist with more than 30 years of experience, who goes after the truth, conducts interviews, and researches with intense dedication. I am editor in chief of RER, also known as Rental Equipment Register. I joined the staff in 1989 and have been editor in chief since 1994. I write six to eight cover stories a year, do much of the photography, write blogs, write 50 to 100 news stories per month, write and produce three newsletters a week, write editorial “From the Editor” column and copy edit the entire magazine as well as the newsletters. I have one other editor who works with me. Our website is www.rermag.com .
I am also a copy editor with a thorough and fluid command of the English language and exacting attention to detail.
My professional history:
1981 – 1989: A free-lance journalist contributing to the Boston Globe, Albuquerque Journal, L.A. Weekly, L.A. Reader, Hispanic Monitor and others.
1989 – present: Editor-in-chief of RER (Rental Equipment Register), a magazine and website covering the equipment rental industry. I began as managing editor in 1989, and became editor in chief in 1994. RER, founded in 1957, covers the construction equipment rental industry, now a nearly $40 billion annual industry. My duties every month include deciding the editorial content of the magazine and the website, writing much of the content and directing the editorial staff, working closely with our art director, and proofreading everything. We put out three electronic newsletters per week and post content on our website almost daily. We have won awards such as Neal Awards, Maggie Awards and ASBPE Awards and I have spoken to industry groups in the United States, Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Russia and others.
Following are a few samples of my work, beginning with a copy of our bi-weekly newsletter, and following with a few of my cover stories.
A sample of my blogs:
Print clips are available upon request.
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