Karina Piddington

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

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Location:Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/karinapiddington
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RESUME: KARINA PIDDINGTON

EDUCATION and AWARDS
Fairfax Media and Rural Press Young Editorial Person of the Year (2011)
Fairfax Media Management Development Program (2011)
Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) – Certificate II (2011), Nepean College, TAFE NSW
Bachelor Communication Studies (2004-2006), The University of New England, Armidale
Certificate in Literacy Volunteer Tutoring (2001), TAFE NSW
Higher School Certificate (1999-2003), Dubbo College

EMPLOYMENT
OK! Magazine, Bauer Media (Jan 2014 to Dec 2014), Senior Sub-editor
- Edit, fact-check, write and research content for weekly publication
- Liaise with staff and clients to ensure content quality
- Organise workload to meet weekly deadlines

Universal Magazines (June 2013 to Dec 2013), Editorial Production Manager
- Liase with editors, freelancers and customers to deliver to deadlines
- Facilitate and co-ordinate content across a large number of magazines
- Prepare annual editorial budget and provide monthly reports

The Land, Fairfax Media (May 2012 to June 2013), Chief Sub-editor
- Manage and mentor the sub-editing and editorial team
- Liaise with clients to ensure product meets expectations
- Co-ordinate special publications and news features
- Layout and copy edit pages for The Land and its special publications
- Administrative duties: rosters, overtime and holiday management, archiving pages and photos, answer phones/general inquiries

The Land, Fairfax Media (Dec 2010 to May 2012), Production Editor
- Co-ordinate and design special publications and news features
- Liaise with clients to ensure product meets expectations
- Upload and edit stories and images for The Land website
- Help to manage and mentor the sub-editing team
- Administrative duties: answer phones/general inquiries

The Land, Fairfax Media (Dec 2007 to Dec 2010), Sub-editor
- Design and layout pages, edit copy and re-write where required
- Proof and send pages to print - Write articles and features for print
- Administrative duties: answer phones/general inquiries

Daily Liberal, Fairfax Media (Feb 2007 to Dec 2007), Sub-editor
- Design and layout pages, edit copy and re-write where required
- Reporting duties

Beyond Empathy (2006), Communications Officer
- Produce publications that contribute to the organisation’s reputation
- Write, edit and design blogs, press articles and newsletters
Skills (2) Rating
Proofreading
Editing