Meredith Canales

Freelance Article Writer & Content Writer

Location:San Antonio, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Meredith Canales
8132 Arrowhead Pool, San Antonio, TX, 78254

Professional Summary
I am a professional writer who has been employed in the news and copy writing field for the past seven years. I am looking to expand my contacts in hopes of becoming self-employed within the next year.
The San Antonio Express-News 05/2008-Current
Reporter 1
? Write three to five news and feature stories a week for a group of community newspaper editors
? Copy edit my material and material of others
? Substitute for editors when they are on vacation
? Be available to all publications within the Hearst family based in San Antonio, including the San Antonio Express-News, weekly niche publications and all magazines produced in-house

Self-Employed 08/2006-05/2008
Freelance Reporter
? Maintained relationships with community newspaper editors in San Antonio and Rio Grande Valley areas
? Wrote three to five news and feature stories per week for editors for whom I worked on a regular basis
? When needed, photographed simple shoots for editors in need

The Pan American 06/2005-08/2006
Arts and Entertainment Editor
? Managed a weekly newspaper section staff of roughly five writers
? Designed center spread and four additional pages for weekly paper
? Copy edited all copy in section
? Made assignments for reporters
? Wrote two to four stories per week for my section and others

Additional work experience available upon request.
References available upon request.

The University of Texas San Antonio (graduate)
? Communication with emphasis in new media 08/2007-12/2009
The University of Texas – Pan American (undergraduate) 06/2005-08/2006
? Communication with emphasis in print journalism
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Content Writing