Amanda Waltz

Freelance Writer & Editor

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Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/amandawaltz
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EXPERIENCE

JVH Media Group
2011-Present Associate Editor
• Oversee the production of multiple print magazines, websites and digital publications
• Social media manager for company Facebook and Twitter accounts
Pittsburgh, PA

Greener Expressions
2011-Present Web Content Producer
• Write articles for Pittsburgh-based website about local environmental issues
Pittsburgh, PA

The Post and Courier
2011 Freelance Journalist
• Reported on Piccolo Spoleto USA festival events for daily newspaper from May 27 to June 12
Charleston, SC

Scotsman Press
2011 Community Journalist & Editor
• Researched and edited content for Finger Lakes vacation guide
• Proofread articles for CNY Woman magazine
Syracuse, NY

WAER
2011 Radio News Production Intern
• Edited audio and news content for NPR station
• Produced award-winning news story on national legal controversy
Syracuse, NY

What The Health
2010-2011 Blogger
• Contributed weekly health blog for student- produced magazine at Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

The Review Crew
2010-11
TV Producer/Co-host
• Co-created, produced and co-hosted student-run TV show on Syracuse University station
Syracuse, NY

Pittsburgh City Paper
2006 Arts & Entertainment Intern
• Covered events, conducted interviews, edited content and wrote reviews for alternative newspaper
Pittsburgh, PA

EResource
2005 Acting Editor
• Edited bi-weekly business magazine
• Submitted articles and collaborated with design staff on the layout of each issue
Pittsburgh, PA

The Pitt News
2003-2004 Staff Writer
• Wrote film and music reviews for university publication
Pittsburgh, PA

SKILLS

Digital Media
• MS Office, Windows 95-Vista, OSX, WordPress, Blogger, Joomla, Social Media, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Audacity, Adobe Audition, Final Cut Express

Research
• Writing/Editing, Lexis-Nexis, AP Style, Chicago Style

EDUCATION

2010-11
Syracuse University, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications - Master’s Degree, Goldring Arts Journalism Program
Syracuse, NY

2001-05
University of Pittsburgh - Bachelor of Arts, Film Studies
Pittsburgh, PA

HONORS AND AWARDS

• 2011 Newhouse Awards, David Rubin First Amendment Prize for WAER radio story ($300)
• Goldring Merit Fellowship ($11,000)
• Dean’s List 2001, 2003
• Freshman Honors Society, Phi Eta Sigma
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Editing