Jaime Swanson

Freelance Editor & Page Designer

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Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jaimeswanson
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.), circulation 115,000
Front-page designer/copy editor – December 2006 to present
Conceptualize story-design packages
Edit stories and photo captions; write headlines
Fill-in copy desk manager, weekend news editor

Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, Ill.), circulation 45,000
Copy editor – January 2005 to December 2006
Was primary B1 designer and often designed A1
Conceptualized story-design packages
Edited stories and photo captions; wrote headlines
Fill-in copy desk manager, weekend news editor

The Dispatch (Moline, Ill.), circulation 45,000
Copy editor – May 2004 to December 2004
Designed section fronts and inside pages
Edited stories and photo captions; wrote headlines

EDUCATION

Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, Ill.)
Bachelor of Arts, May 2004
Major: English Minor: History

COMPUTER SKILLS

Adobe InDesign, Saxotech, Saxotech Online, Adobe InCopy, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXPress, QuarkCopyDesk, NewsEditPro

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Copy Editors Society
Designer – December 2010 to present
Design and paginate bimonthly newsletter

AWARDS

May 2011 Daily Herald Editorial Employee of the Month
September 2008 Daily Herald Editorial Employee of the Month
2003 NIU Communication Department’s Thomas Fullmer Editing Award
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Page Design