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Carla Nelson

Freelance Article Writer & Editor

Location:United States
2 Skills
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies
Auburn University
May 2004


The Corner News, Auburn, Ala., August 2006 - present
Position: Editor
• Conceptualize the direction of the print and online product each week
• Create entire print and online product each week including feature story and angle, image layout and remaining content
• Review, rewrite and edit the print product for accuracy, content, grammar and Associated Press style within the required weekly deadline
• Manage freelance writers and photographers, delegate their assignments, set and manage payscales
• Update the product Web site,, daily
• Work with layout specialists to determine layout of the weekly print product
• Promote and market The Corner News through social media
• Write, photograph and film any needed additional content
• Conduct interviews of general public and feature story subjects
• Conceptualize and organize, and sometimes film, interviews and footage for weekly Corner TV webisodes

The Corner News, Auburn, Ala., June - July 2006
Position: Production Coordinator
• Maintained The Corner News Web site daily
• Wrote stories, features and reviews weekly
• Photographed images for publication
• Conducted interviews

The Corner News, Auburn, Ala., May 2005 - June 2006
Position: Staff Photographer/Reporter
• Wrote weekly stories
• Photographed images for publication
• Prepared photos for publication using Adobe Photoshop
• Wrote features and reviews each week

The Opelika-Auburn News and The Corner News, Auburn, Ala., March 2005 - June 2005
Position: Reporter
• Worked two days a week as a reporter for The Opelika-Auburn News and three days a week as a reporter for The Corner News
• Covered general assignments at The Opelika-Auburn News and the music beat at The Corner News
• Photographed images for publication
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing