Arthur Carl Hill 28 Poplar Drive, Washington, PA 15301
Education: Bachelor of Science in Journalism., 1984, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.
News Editor, The Valley Independent, Monessen, PA ~ July 1998 ~ present
Plan, design and create assignments for news, sports and editorial pages as well as special sections at this daily newspaper, which is part of the Trib Total Media chain and has a circulation of more than 15,000. I oversee the news, sports and photography staffs, and coordinate daily assignments with a team of three other editors. I adhere to news and advertising deadlines, as the newspaper’s sole coordinator of our many special inserts.
Director of Publications, Wheeling Jesuit University ~ October 1991 ~ July 1998
Responsible for producing press releases, pamphlets and a weekly campus-wide publication, all designed create name recognition for a rapidly growing university in northern West Virginia. I also participated in college press conferences and media days and started from scratch an alumni magazine that went out to graduates twice a year.
Copy Editor, The Intelligencer, Wheeling, W.Va. ~ February 1988 ~ October 1991
Duties included proofreading stories, designing pages and making assignments for one of the largest daily papers in West Virginia. I was responsible for a variety of news and sports pages, worked under tight deadlines and often oversaw a team of five editors.
News and Sports Reporter, Grafton Mountain-Statesman ~ July 1986 ~ February 1988
Covered city governments, school boards, and a wide range of general-interest news for a small paper near Morgantown, W.Va. I also covered high school and college sports, winning a state-wide award for sports writing in 1987, and did a large amount of page design,
Reporter, Ohio Bureau, Intelligencer/New-Register, Wheeling, W.Va. ~ July 1984 ~ July 1986
Responsible for covering city government, school boards and other community-interest stories, along with weekly features on people in the community. The job involved a large amount of writing, photography and developing sources.